Author George Eliot (Silas Marner) born in Nuneaton, England
Tarzan of the Apes, according to Edgar Rice Burroughs novel, is born.
French soldier, writer, and statesman Charles de Gaulle born in Lille, France.
Composer Hoagy Carmichael born in Bloomington Ind.
Novelist Jack London (Call of the Wild) died by his own hand at the age of 40 in Santa Rosa, California.
Comedian Rodney Dangerfield born in Deer Park, New York.
Director and member of the comedy troupe Monty Pythons Flying Circus, Terry Gilliam (Brazil), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
John F. Kennedy assassinated while riding in a motorcade through down town Dallas, Texas.
The Beatles release their double album called The Beatles (The White Album).
Toy Story, the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery, is released.
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