Fiesta Of The Virgin Of Guadalupe - greatest of the Mexican fiestas.
Pennsylvania becomes the second state in the U.S.
French realist Gustave Flaubert (Madame Bovary) born in Rouen, France.
Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (The Scream) born in Löten, Norway.
Actor Edward G. Robinson (Little Ceasar) born in Bucharest, Romania.
Guglielmo Marconi made his first demonstration of radio in London.
The comic stripThe Katzenjammer Kids by Rudolph Dirks debuts in the New York Journal.
Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi receives the first transatlantic radio signal (the letter S [dit, dit, dit] in Morse Code), at Signal Hill in St John's, Newfoundland.
Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece the Mona Lisa is recovered two years after it had been stolen from the Louvre Museum in Paris.
Singer Frank Sinatra born in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Jazz singer Joe Williams born in Cordele, Georgia.
U.S. copyright law amended to include computer programs.