American painter Gilbert Stuart (Portrait of Washington) born in North Kingstown, Rhode Island.
General George B. McClellan born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Writer Joseph Conrad (Heart of Darkness) born in the Polish Ukraine.
Putting Pants on Philip, the first Laurel and Hardy film, is released.
Mystery writer Agatha Christie goes missing for 11 days.
French film director Jean-Luc Godard (Breathless) born in Paris, France.
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