Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels published.
Actress Elsa Lanchester (Bride of Frankenstein) born in London.
Author Evelyn Waugh (Brideshead Revisted) born in London.
Painter Francis Bacon born in Dublin, Ireland.
Model Suzy Parker born Long Island City, New York.
Microsoft's Bill Gates born in Seattle.
Pope John XXIII is elected 261th Roman Catholic pope.
The Gateway Arch in St Louis is completed.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
Brumaire 7 Figue