The Spanish create what is now Tucson, Arizona when they establish the Presidio San Augustin del Tucson.
Twenty-Third Presidnt of the US, Benjamin Harrison born North Bend, Ohio.
Poet Edgar Guest born in Birmingham, England.
Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture performed for the first time in Moscow.
Author and poet H. P. Lovecraft (The Call of Cthulhu) born in Providence, Rhode Island.
Architect and furniture designer Eero Saarinen born in Kirkkonummi, Grand Duchy of Finland.
He famously designed the Gateway Arch in St Louis.
Novelist Jacqueline Susann (Valley of the Dolls) born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Country singer 'Gentleman' Jim Reeves born in Galaway, Texas.
Soviet leader Leon Trotsky was wounded by Ramon Mercader with an ice pick to the brain in Mexico. He died the next day.
Frank Zappa disbands the Mothers of Invention.
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