The Magna Carta signed by King John on the field of Runnymede.
Edward the Black Prince, Prince of Wales, eldest son of Edward III of England, born.
Moniker came from his habit of wearing black armour into battle.
Charles Dickens's famous illustrator Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz) born in Lambeth near London.
Arkansas becomes the 25th state.
Eadweard Muybridge takes a series of photographs to prove that all four feet of a horse leave the ground when it runs.
New Yorker artist Saul Steinberg born in a little village near Bucharest, Romania.
Western motion picture star, Lash LaRue born in Gretna, Louisiana.
Jazz pianist and composer, Erroll Garner born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Corrida de la Prensa (Running of the Bulls) depicted in The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemmingway.
Country & western singer Waylon Jennings born in Littlefield, Texas.
Singer/songwriter Harry Nilsson born in Brooklyn, New York.
Bob Dylan records Like A Rolling Stone.
The Beatles album, Yesterday & Today is released with the Butcher cover.