William III and Mary II are crowned joint sovereigns of Great Britain.
Johann Sebastian Bach's St Matthew Passion BWV 244b preieres at St. Thomas Church, Leipzig
John Merrick, the Elephant Man, dies.
Comic strip artist Dale Messick (Brenda Starr) born in South Bend, Indiana.
Fashion designer Oleg Cassini born in Paris, France.
Poet Mark Strand born in Summerside, Canada.
President Harry Truman fires General of the Army Douglas MacArthur from his command in Korea.
The Stone of Scone which Scottish monarchs were traditionally crowned, is found on the site of the altar of Arbroath Abbey.
It had been taken in 1950 by Scottish nationalist students from its place in Westminster Abbey.
Bob Dylan makes his New York City stage debut at Gerde's Folk City, a small Greenwich Village club, opening for bluesman John Lee Hooker.
Apollo 13 mission to the moon is launched.
The Apple I computer is released.