So you want to have a drink but you aren't sure why? Here are some GREAT reasons to call your friends over and have a party.
August 8th - holidays
  • Earliest day on which Melon Day can fall, while August 14 is the latest; celebrated on the second Sunday in August. (Turkmenistan) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Christian Feast Day: Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Farmer’s Day or Nane Nane, Swahili for "8-8". (Tanzania) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Father's Day or B? b? Day (???), B? B? is Mandarin for "father" and "8-8", or August 8. (Taiwan) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Flag Day, namesday of Queen Silvia. (Sweden) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
August 8th - events
  • 2009 - Typhoon Morakot makes landfall in Taiwan, and almost the entire southern region of Taiwan is flooded by record-breaking rainfall. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2008 - opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2007 - An EF2 tornado touches down in Kings County and Richmond County, New York State, the most powerful tornado in New York to date and the first in Brooklyn since 1889. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2000 - Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley is raised to the surface after 136 years on the ocean floor and 30 years after its discovery by undersea explorer E. Lee Spence and 5 years after being filmed by a dive team funded by novelist Clive Cussler. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1991 - The Warsaw radio mast, at one time the tallest construction ever built, collapses. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1990 - Iraq occupies Kuwait and the state is annexed to Iraq. This would lead to the Gulf War shortly afterward. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1989 - Space Shuttle program: STS-28 Mission – Space Shuttle Columbia takes off on a secret five-day military mission. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1988 - The "8888 Uprising" occurs in Burma. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1988 - The lights are turned on at Wrigley Field for the first time, making it the last major league stadium to host night games. (The game, against the Philadelphia Phillies, is rained out after three-and-a-half innings.) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - The Central Hotel Fire, Bundoran occurs in Ireland. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - As part of the ABA-NBA merger agreement, a dispersal draft was conducted to assign teams for the players on the two ABA franchises which had folded. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Watergate scandal: U.S. President Richard Nixon announces his resignation, effective the next day. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - U.S. Vice President Spiro Agnew appears on television to denounce accusations he had taken kickbacks while governor of Maryland. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Kim Dae-Jung, a South Korean politician and later president of South Korea, is kidnapped. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Jur? Wada successfully performs Japan's first heart transplant. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is founded by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Great Train Robbery: in England, a gang of 15 train robbers steal 2.6 million pounds in bank notes. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - South Kasai secedes from the Congo. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Bhutan becomes independent. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - First flight of the Convair B-36. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - World War II: the Soviet Union declares war on Japan and begins the Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - The United Nations Charter is signed by the United States, which becomes the third nation to join. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - World War II: in Washington, DC, six German would-be saboteurs (Operation Pastorius) are executed. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - The Quit India resolution is passed by the Bombay session of the All India Congress Committee in Bombay, and Mahatma Gandhi gave the "Quit India speech" at Gowalia Tank, leading to the start of a civil disobedience movement across British India. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - The "Aufbau Ost" directive is signed by Wilhelm Keitel. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - The building of Mauthausen concentration camp begins. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1931 - Workers go on strike at the Hoover dam. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1929 - The German airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - World War I: the Battle of Amiens begins a string of almost continuous victories with a push through the German front lines (Hundred Days Offensive). Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1913 - 1911 – Public Law 62-5 sets the number of representatives in the United States House of Representatives at 435. The law would come into effect in . Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1911 - The millionth patent is filed in the United States Patent Office by Francis Holton for a tubeless vehicle tire. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1910 - The US Army installs the first tricycle landing gear on the Army's Wright Flyer. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1908 - Wilbur Wright makes his first flight at a racecourse at Le Mans, France. It is the Wright Brothers' first public flight. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1876 - Thomas Edison receives a patent for his mimeograph. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1870 - The Republic of Ploie?ti, a failed Radical-Liberal rising against Domnitor Carol of Romania. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1863 - American Civil War: following his defeat in the Battle of Gettysburg, General Robert E. Lee sends a letter of resignation to Confederate President Jefferson Davis (which is refused upon receipt). Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1844 - The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, headed by Brigham Young, is reaffirmed as the leading body of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS or Mormon Church). Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1839 - Beta Theta Pi is founded in Oxford, Ohio. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1794 - Joseph Whidbey and George Vancouver lead an expedition to search for the Northwest Passage near Juneau, Alaska. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1793 - The insurrection of Lyon occurs during the French Revolution. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1786 - Mont Blanc on the French – Italian border is climbed for the first time by Jacques Balmat and Dr Michel-Gabriel Paccard. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1709 - Bartolomeu de Gusmão demonstrates the lifting power of hot air in an audience before the King of Portugal in Lisbon Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1647 - The Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungans Hill – English Parliamentary forces defeat Irish forces. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1605 - The city of Oulu, Finland, is founded by Charles IX of Sweden. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1588 - Anglo-Spanish War: Battle of Gravelines – The naval engagement ends, ending the Spanish Armada's attempt to invade England. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1585 - John Davis enters Cumberland Sound in search of the Northwest Passage. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1576 - The cornerstone for Tycho Brahe's Uraniborg observatory is laid on Hven. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1509 - The Emperor Krishnadeva Raya is crowned, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1503 - King James IV of Scotland marries Margaret Tudor, daughter of King Henry VII of England at Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Scotland. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1220 - Sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
August 8th - births
  • 1995 - Malin Reitan, Norwegian singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1989 - Sesil Karatantcheva, Bulgarian tennis player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1989 - Hannah Miley, British swimmer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1988 - Princess Beatrice of York , Princess of York and British princess Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1988 - Danilo Gallinari, Italian basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - Pradeep Patil, Electrical Engineer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - Katie Leung, Scottish actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - Pierre Boulanger, French actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - Pierre Garçon, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - Peyton List, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - Chris Pressley, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - Brett Ratliff, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - Brayan Ruiz, Costa Rican football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Kirk Broadfoot, Scottish footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Martrez Milner, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Devon McTavish, American footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Guy Burnet, British actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Vanessa Amorosi, Australian singer and songwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Roger Federer, Swiss tennis player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Meagan Good, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Kaori Iida, Japanese singer and actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Bradley McIntosh, British pop singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Harel Skaat, Israeli singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Mike Hindert, American musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Sabine Klaschka, German tennis player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Pat Noonan, American footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Michael Urie, American actor and director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Denisse Guerrero, Mexican Singer (Belanova) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Sam Totman, English musician (Dragonforce) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Dan Smith, English musician (Noisettes) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Richard Harwood, British cellist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Guðjón Valur Sigurðsson, Icelandic handball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Paris Latsis, Greek shipping heir Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Rashard Lewis, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Alan Maybury, Irish footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Louis Saha, French footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Miho Shiraishi, Japanese actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Louis Saha, French footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Countess Vaughn, American actress and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Kurt Bernard, Costa Rican footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Szilard Nemeth, Slovak footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Lindsay Sloane, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Rocky Thompson, Canadian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Mohammad Wasim, Pakistani cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Nicolas Vogondy, French cyclist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - JC Chasez, American singer (*NSYNC) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Tawny Cypress, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Drew Lachey, American singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Seung-Yeop Lee, Korean baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Jeff Simmons, American race car driver Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Scott D'Amore, Canadian professional wrestler and manager Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Brian Harvey, English singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Andy Priaulx, British racing driver Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Toby Allen, Australian singer (Human Nature) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Shane Lee, Australian cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Senta Moses, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Scott Stapp, American singer (Creed) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Joely Collins, Canadian actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Andrea de Rossi, Italian rugby player and coach Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Axel Merckx, Belgian bicycle racer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Lüpüs Thünder, American musician (The Bloodhound Gang) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Pascal Duquenne, Belgian actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Trev Alberts, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Faye Wong, Hong Kong singer and actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Dick Togo, Japanese professional wrestler Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Yvie Burnett, British television vocal coach Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Abey Kuruvilla, Indian cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Huey Morgan, American singer / guitarist (Fun Lovin' Criminals) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Eric Angle, American wrestler Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Marcelo Balboa, American soccer player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Rena Mero, American wrestler Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Jessica Moore, Italian actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Lee Unkrich, American director and film editor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Chris Eubank, English boxer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - John Hudek, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Kate Langbroek, Australian media personality Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Aaron Abeyta, American musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Angus Fraser, England cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Anastasia Ashman, American writer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Paul Taylor, England cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Jon Turteltaub, American director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Stephen Walkom, Canadian ice hockey official and executive Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Mike Zanier, Canadian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Kool Moe Dee, American rapper Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - The Edge, Irish guitarist (U2) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Daniel House, American music executive Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Bruce Matthews, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Rikki Rockett, American drummer (Poison) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Ulrich Maly, German politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Deborah Norville, American television host Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1956 - David Grant, English singer and vocal coach Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1956 - Branscombe Richmond, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1956 - Chris Foreman, English guitarist (Madness) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1956 - Cecilia Roth, Argentine actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Diddú, Icelandic soprano and songwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Herbert Prohaska, Austrian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1953 - Nigel Mansell, English race car driver Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1953 - Don Most, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1953 - Mark Lazarowicz, British Politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Jostein Gaarder, Norwegian author Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Robin Quivers, American radio personality Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Sudhakar Rao, Indian cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Anton Fig, South African Drummer (David Letterman Band, ex-Frehley's Comet) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Mamoru Oshii, Japanese film director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Randy Shilts, American journalist and author (d. 1994) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Phil Carlson, Australian cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Ken Kutaragi, Founder of PlayStation Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Willie Hall, American drummer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Keith Carradine, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Ricardo Londoño, Colombian racing driver Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Svetlana Savitskaya, Russian cosmonaut Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - José Cruz, Puerto Rican baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Ken Dryden, Canadian ice hockey player and parliamentarian Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Larry Wilcox, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Terangi Adam, Nauruan politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - James W. Lewis, American convicted extortionist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Brooke Bundy, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - John Holmes, American pornographic actor (d. 1988) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - John Renbourn, English musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Dennis Tito, American businessman and space tourist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Dilip Sardesai, Indian cricketer (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1939 - Alexander Watson, American ambassador and diplomat Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Jacques Hétu, French Canadian composer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Connie Stevens, American singer and actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - Dustin Hoffman, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1936 - Frank Howard, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1936 - Keith Barron, English actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Donald P. Bellisario, American television producer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - John Laws, Australia radio personality Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1933 - Joe Tex, American singer (d. 1982) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1933 - Serena Wilson, American belly dancer (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Luis García Meza Tejada, Bolivian dictator Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Mel Tillis, American singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1931 - Sir Roger Penrose, British physicist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - Terry Nation, Welsh novelist and screenwriter (d. 1997) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - Jerry Tarkanian, American basketball coach Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1929 - Ronald Biggs, British criminal Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1929 - Larisa Bogoraz, Soviet dissident (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1928 - Don Burrows, Australian musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1927 - Johnny Temple, American baseball player (d. 1994) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1926 - Richard Anderson, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1925 - Alija Izetbegovi?, Bosniak politician (d. 2003) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1922 - Rory Calhoun, American actor (d. 1999) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1922 - Rudi Gernreich, Austrian-born fashion designer (d. 1985) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1922 - Gertrude Himmelfarb, American historian Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1921 - William Asher, American film producer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1921 - John Herbert Chapman, British physicist (d. 1979) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1921 - Webb Pierce, American singer (d. 1991) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1921 - Vulimiri Ramalingaswami, Indian medical scientist (d. 2001) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1921 - Esther Williams, American actress and swimmer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Leo Chiosso, Italian lyricist (d. 2006) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Carol Lambrino, son of Carol II of Romania and Zizi Lambrino (d. 2006) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Jimmy Witherspoon, American singer (d. 1997) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1919 - Dino De Laurentiis, Italian film producer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1915 - Jumbo Elliott, American track coach (d. 1981) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1911 - Rosetta LeNoire, American actress (d. 2002) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1910 - Sylvia Sidney, American actress (d. 1999) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1909 - Bill Voce, England cricketer (d. 1984) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1908 - Arthur Goldberg, U.S. Supreme Court justice (d. 1990) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1907 - Benny Carter, American musician (d. 2003) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1905 - André Jolivet, French composer (d. 1974) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1904 - Achille Varzi, Italian race car driver (d. 1948) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1902 - Paul Dirac, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1984) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1901 - Ernest O. Lawrence, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1958) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1898 - Alexis Minotis, Greek actor (d. 1990) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1896 - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, American author (d. 1953) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1892 - Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Spanish footballer (d. 1922) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1891 - Adolf Busch, German violinist (d. 1952) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1889 - Jack Ryder, Australian cricketer (d. 1977) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1884 - Sara Teasdale, American poet (d. 1933) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1882 - Ladislas Starevich, Polish animator (d. 1965) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1881 - Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, German field marshal (d. 1954) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1880 - Earle Page, Australian politician (d. 1961) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1879 - Bob Smith, American founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (d. 1950) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1879 - Emiliano Zapata, Mexican revolutionary (d. 1919) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1875 - Artur da Silva Bernardes, President of Brazil (d. 1955) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1857 - Cécile Chaminade, French pianist and composer (d. 1944) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1839 - Nelson Miles, American general (d. 1925) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
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