Society of Jesus (Jesuits) founded by Ignatius Loyola.
English caricaturist/illustrator George Cruikshank born in London.
Political cartoonist Thomas Nast born in Landau, Germany.
Albert Einstein's paper "Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?" is published.
The article introduces the equation E=mc².
Film director Arthur Penn (Bonnie & Clyde) born in Philadelphia.
The Tonight Show aired for the first time with Steve Allen as host on NBC.
Warren Commission released it's study on the assassination of President Kennedy.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
Vendémiaire 6 Balsamine