Roman emperor Caligula born in Antium.
King Henry V of England dies France.
Hie is succeeded by his nine month old son who will be known as Henry VI.
Jack the Rippers first victim, Mary Ann Nicols, was found mutilated in London.
Physician and educator Maria Montessori born in Chiaravalle, Italy.
New Yorker Editor William Shawn born in Chicago, Illinois.
Writer William Saroyan (The Human Comedy) born in Fresno, California.
Actor James Coburn (Our Man Flint) born in Laurel, Nebraska.
Activist and author Eldridge Cleaver (Soul on Ice) born in Wabbaseka, Arkansas.
Irish singer Van Morrison born in Belfast, Ireland.
Actor Robert Mitchum is busted for marijuana in Hollywood.
Diana, Princess of Wales is killed in a car wreck in a Paris tunnel.