King of England Henry VIII born in Greenwich, England.
Painter Peter Paul Rubens born in Siegen, Germany.
Swiss-French philosopher, writer, Jean-Jacques Rousseau (A Dissertation On the Origin and Foundation of the Inequality of Mankind) born in Geneva, Switzerland.
Court of Private Land Claims rules James Reavis' claim to a Barony of Arizona is wholly fictitious and fraudulent.
The Martian Nakhla meteorite falls to Earth, landing in Egypt and vaporizing a dog - instantly.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie are assassinated in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo by Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip.
Blues singer-songwriter and guitarist David "Honeyboy" Edwards born in Shaw, Mississippi.
The Treaty of Versailles signed ending World War I.
Director/comedian, Mel Brooks (Young Frankenstein) born in Brooklyn, New York.
New Yorkers cartoonist George Booth born in Cainsville, Missouri.