King John of England dies at Newark Castle, Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire.
He is succeeded by his nine-year-old son King Henry III.
Poet Leigh Hunt born in London.
Film director and producer Auguste Lumière born in Besançon, France.
He along with his brother Louis were the first filmakers in history.
Novelist John LeCarré (The Spy Who Came in from the Cold) was born in Poole, Dorset, England.
Illustrator Peter Max born in Berlin.
Drag queen performer, actor Divine (Pink Flamingo) born in Baltimore, Maryland.
Author Philip Pullman (His Dark Materials) born in Norwich, England.
The Beatles recorded I Want to Hold Your Hand.