Battle of Bosworth Field brings an end to the War of the Roses with Henry VII's forces defeating Richard III.
The yacht America wins the first America's Cup in a 53 mile regatta around the Isle of Wight.
Cartoonist George Herriman (Krazy Kat) born in New Orleans.
American short story writer, poet, & critic Dorothy Parker born in Long Branch, New Jersey.
Cadillac Motor Company is founded.
Photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson born in Chanteloup-en-Brie, France.
Blues great John Lee Hooker born in Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Writer Ray Bradbury (Fahrenheit 451) born Waukegan, Illinois.
Actress Honor Blackman (Goldfinger) born in London.