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 24th - holidays
  • Earliest date on which Notting Hill Carnival can fall, while August 31 is the latest; celebrated on the last Monday in August and the day before. (Notting Hill) 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
  • National Day or Den' Nezalezhnosti, celebrates the independence of Ukraine from the Soviet Union in 1991. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • One of the three Mundus patet, a harvest feast involving the dead. (Roman Empire) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
August 24th - events
  • 2006 - The International Astronomical Union (IAU) redefines the term "planet" such that Pluto is now considered a Dwarf Planet. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2004 - Eighty-nine passengers die after two airliners explode after flying out of Domodedovo International Airport, near Moscow. The explosions are caused by suicide bombers (reportedly female) from the Russian Republic of Chechnya. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2001 - Air Transat Flight 236 runs out of fuel over the Atlantic Ocean (en route to Lisbon from Toronto) and makes an emergency landing in the Azores. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1998 - The Netherlands is selected as the site for the trial of the two Libyan suspects of the 1988 Pan Am bombing. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1998 - First RFID human implantation tested in the United Kingdom. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1995 - Computer software developer Microsoft releases its Windows 95 operating system. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1994 - Initial accord between Israel and the PLO about partial self-rule of the Palestinians on the West Bank. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1992 - Hurricane Andrew hits South Florida as a Category 5 Hurricane. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1991 - Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as head of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1991 - Ukraine declares itself independent from the Soviet Union. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1989 - Colombian drug barons declare "total war" on the Colombian government. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1989 - Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose is banned from baseball for gambling by Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Mark David Chapman is sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for murdering John Lennon. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - France explodes its first hydrogen bomb, thus becoming the world's fifth nuclear power. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Led by Abbie Hoffman, a group of hippies temporarily disrupt trading at the NYSE by throwing dollar bills from the viewing gallery, causing trading to cease as brokers scramble to grab them. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Buddhist crisis: As a result of the Xa Loi Pagoda raids, the US State Department cables the US Embassy in Saigon to encourage Army of the Republic of Vietnam generals to launch a coup against President Ngo Dinh Diem if he did not remove his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Don Schollander swims the 200-metre freestyle in less than 2 minutes for the first time, in a world record time of 1:58. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - The Communist Control Act goes into effect. The American Communist Party is outlawed. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Getúlio Dornelles Vargas, president of Brazil, commits suicide and is succeeded by João Café Filho. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Edith Sampson becomes the first black U.S. delegate to the United Nations. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - The treaty creating NATO goes into effect. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - World War II: Allied troops begin the attack on Paris. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - World War II: The Battle of the Eastern Solomons. Japanese aircraft carrier Ry?j? is sunk and US carrier USS Enterprise heavily damaged. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - In the Spanish Civil War, the Basque Army surrenders to the Italian Corpo Truppe Volontarie following the Santoña Agreement. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1936 - The Australian Antarctic Territory is created. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1933 - The Crescent Limited train derails in Washington, D.C., after the bridge it was crossing was washed out by the 1933 Chesapeake–Potomac hurricane. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly across the United States non-stop (from Los Angeles to Newark, New Jersey). Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1931 - France and the Soviet Union sign a neutrality/no attack treaty. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1931 - Resignation of the United Kingdom's Second Labour Government. Formation of the UK National Government. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1929 - Second day of two-day Hebron massacre during the 1929 Palestine riots: Arab attacks on the Jewish community in Hebron in the British Mandate of Palestine, result in the death of 65-68 Jews and the remaining Jews being forced to leave the city. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - World War I: German troops capture Namur. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1912 - Alaska becomes a United States territory. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1909 - Workers start pouring concrete for the Panama Canal. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1902 - A statue of Joan of Arc is unveiled in Saint-Pierre-le-Moûtier. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1898 - Count Muravyov, Foreign Minister of Russia presents a rescript that convoked the First Hague Peace Conference. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1891 - Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1875 - Captain Matthew Webb became first person to swim the English Channel Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1870 - The Wolseley Expedition reaches Manitoba to end the Red River Rebellion. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1857 - The Panic of 1857 begins, setting off one of the most severe economic crises in United States history. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1831 - Charles Darwin is asked to travel on HMS Beagle. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1821 - The Treaty of Córdoba is signed in Córdoba, now in Veracruz, Mexico, concluding the Mexican War of Independence from Spain. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1820 - Constitutionalist insurrection at Oporto, Portugal. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1816 - The Treaty of St. Louis is signed in St. Louis, Missouri. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1815 - The modern Constitution of the Netherlands is signed. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1814 - British troops invade Washington, D.C. and burn down the White House and several other buildings. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1690 - Calcutta, India is founded. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1682 - William Penn receives the area that is now the state of Delaware, and adds it to his colony of Pennsylvania. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1662 - The Act of Uniformity requires England to accept the Book of Common Prayer. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1608 - The first official English representative to India lands in Surat. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1572 - St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre: On the orders of king Charles IX of France, a massacre of Huguenots (French Protestants) begins. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1561 - Willem of Orange marries duchess Anna of Saxony. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1511 - Afonso de Albuquerque of Portugal conquers Malacca, the capital of the Sultanate of Malacca. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1456 - The printing of the Gutenberg Bible is completed. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1391 - Jews are massacred in Palma de Mallorca. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1349 - Six thousand Jews are killed in Mainz after being blamed for the bubonic plague. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1215 - Pope Innocent III declares Magna Carta invalid. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1200 - King John of England, signee of the first Magna Carta, marries Isabella of Angouleme in Bordeaux Cathedral. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 410 - The Visigoths under Alaric begin to pillage Rome. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 79 - Mount Vesuvius erupts. The cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabiae are buried in volcanic ash (note: this traditional date has been challenged, and many scholars believe that the event occurred on October 24). Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • -49 - Julius Caesar's general Gaius Scribonius Curio is defeated in the Second Battle of the Bagradas River by the Numidians under Publius Attius Varus and King Juba of Numidia. Curio commits suicide to avoid capture. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
August 24th - births
  • 2003 - Alexandre Coste, son of Albert II, Prince of Monaco Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1990 - Juan Pedro Lanzani, Argentine actor and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1988 - Rupert Grint, English actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1988 - Helga Krapf, Filipina actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - Anže Kopitar, Slovenian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - Jon Scheyer, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - Nick Adenhart, American baseball player (d. 2009) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - Fabiano Santacroce, Italian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Kyle Schmid, Canadian actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Yesung, Korean singer (Super Junior) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Charlie Villanueva, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Marcel Goc, German ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Christopher Parker, British actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Kim Kallstrom, Swedish footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Jiro Wang, Taiwanese singer, actor, model Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Chad Michael Murray, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Sonja Bennett, Canadian actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Orlando Engelaar, Dutch footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Elva Hsiao, Taiwanese singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Michael Redd, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Markus Walger, German rugby player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Rafael Furcal, Dominican baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Derek Morris, Canadian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Beth Riesgraf, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Denílson, Brazilian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Robert Enke, German footballer (d. 2009) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Per Gade, Danish footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - John Green, American author Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Jürgen Macho, Austrian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Nordin Wooter, Dutch footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Mark de Vries, Surinamese-Dutch footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Alex O'Loughlin, Australian actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Orla Fallon, Irish Vocalist for Celtic Woman Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Jennifer Lien, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Andrew Brunette, Canadian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Dave Chappelle, American actor and Comedian Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Inge de Bruijn, Dutch swimmer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Grey DeLisle, voice actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Carmine Giovinazzo, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Jean-Luc Brassard, Canadian freestyle skier Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Pierfrancesco Favino, Italian actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - David Gregory, American television journalist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Dan Henderson, American Mixed martial artist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Tugay Kerimo?lu, Turkish footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Benoît Brunet, French Canadian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Shoichi Funaki, Japanese professional wrestler Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Andreas Kisser, Brazilian guitarist (Sepultura) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Tim Salmon, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - James Toney, Professional boxer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Michael Thomas, English footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Marlee Matlin, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Reggie Miller, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Brian Rajadurai, Sri Lankan cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Éric Bernard, French racing driver Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Dana Gould, American comedian and writer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Salizhan Sharipov, Russian cosmonaut Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - John Bush, American singer (Anthrax) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Hideo Kojima, Japanese video game director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Craig Kilborn, American talk show host Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - David Koechner, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Major Garrett, American journalist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Ingrid Berghmans, Belgian judoka Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Jared Harris, English actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Kim Christofte, Danish footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Takashi Miike, Japanese filmmaker Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Cal Ripken, Jr., American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - Adrian Kuiper, former South African cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Steve Guttenberg, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Tracy Harris, American artist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Chris Offutt, American author Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1957 - Jeffrey Daniel, American dancer and singer (Shalamar) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1957 - Stephen Fry, English comedian and actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1956 - John Culberson, American politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1956 - Dick Lee, Singaporean singer-songwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Mike Huckabee, American politician, Governor/Presidential candidate Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Philippe Cataldo, French singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Alain Daigle, French Canadian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1953 - Ron Holloway, American tenor saxophonist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Bob Corker, American politician, junior senator of Tennessee Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Holly Hallstrom American model for The Price is Right Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Mike Shanahan, American football coach Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Linton Kwesi Johnson, Jamaican dub poet Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Orson Scott Card, American writer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Oscar Hijuelos, American author Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - Tim White, American anthropologist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - John Banaszak, Pittsburgh Steelers three-time Super Bowl champion Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Joe Regalbuto, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Charles Rocket, American actor (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Pia Degermark, Swedish actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Jean-Michel Jarre, French musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Kim Sung-Il, Chief of Staff of Republic of Korea Air Force Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Anne Archer, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Paulo Coelho, Brazilian author Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Roger De Vlaeminck, Belgian cyclist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Joe Manchin, American politician, governor of West Virginia Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Vladimir Masorin, Russian admiral Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - Ken Hensley, English musician (Uriah Heep) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - Vince McMahon, American professional wrestling promoter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Bill Goldsworthy, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1996) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Gregory Jarvis, American astronaut (d. 1986) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Rocky Johnson, Canadian professional wrestler Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - John Cipollina, American guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service) (d. 1989) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - Pini Zahavi, Israeli football agent Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - Max Cleland, American politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - Howard Jacobson, British novelist and newspaper columnist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Francine Lalonde, Quebec politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Halldór Blöndal, Icelandic politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - David Freiberg, American bassist (Quicksilver Messenger Service and Jefferson Starship) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Mason Williams, American guitarist and composer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, Nigerian politician (d. 1998) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1936 - A. S. Byatt, English novelist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1936 - Kenny Guinn, American Governor, Nevada Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1934 - Kenny Baker, English actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Robert D. Hales, LDS apostle Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - Roger McCluskey, American racing driver (d. 1993) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1929 - Yasser Arafat, Palestinian leader (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1929 - Betty Dodson, American feminist and sex educator Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1927 - David Ireland, Australian author Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1927 - Harry Markowitz, American economist, Nobel laureate Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1924 - Alyn Ainsworth, British bandleader (d. 1990) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1924 - Jimmy Gardner (British actor), British actor (d. 2010) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1923 - Arthur Jensen, American psychologist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1922 - René Lévesque, Premier of Quebec (d. 1987) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1922 - Howard Zinn, American historian and activist (d. 2010) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1921 - Sam Tingle, Zimbabwean racing driver (d. 2008) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Alex Colville, Canadian painter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1919 - Enrique Llanes, Mexican professional wrestler (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - Sikander Bakht, Governor of Kerala (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1917 - Dennis James, American game show host (d. 1997) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1916 - Léo Ferré, French composer and singer (d. 1993) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1916 - Hal Smith, American actor (d. 1994) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1915 - James Tiptree, Jr., American writer (d. 1987) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1913 - Charles Houston, American mountaineer (d. 2009) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1912 - Durward Kirby, American television personality (d. 2000) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1911 - Lofty England, English automotive engineer and race team manager (d. 1995) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1911 - Michel Pablo, Greek Trotskyist leader (d. 1996) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1909 - Ronald Grieveson, South African cricketer (d. 1998) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1907 - Bruno Giacometti, Swiss architect Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1905 - Arthur Crudup, American singer and guitarist (d. 1976) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1905 - Siaka Stevens, President of Sierra Leone (d. 1988) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1904 - Alice White, American actress (d. 1983) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1903 - Karl Hanke, Nazi official (d. 1945) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1902 - Fernand Braudel, French historian (d. 1985) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1902 - Carlo Gambino, Sicilian-born American mafioso (d. 1976) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1901 - Preston Foster, American actor (d. 1970) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1899 - Jorge Luis Borges, Argentine writer (d. 1986) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1899 - Albert Claude, Belgian biologist, Nobel laureate (d. 1983) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1899 - Gaylord DuBois, American comic book writer (d. 1993) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1898 - Malcolm Cowley, American literary critic (d. 1989) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1897 - Fred Rose, American songwriter and publishing executive (d. 1954) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1895 - Richard Cushing, archbishop of Boston (d. 1970) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1893 - Haim Ernst Wertheimer, German-born Israeli biochemist, recipient of the Israel Prize (d. 1978) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1890 - Duke Kahanamoku, Hawaiian swimmer and surfer (d. 1968) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1890 - Jean Rhys, British writer (d. 1979) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1887 - Harry Hooper, American baseball player (d. 1974) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1884 - Earl Derr Biggers, American author (d. 1933) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1880 - Joshua Lionel Cowen, American entrepreneur, creator of Lionel Trains (d. 1965) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1872 - Max Beerbohm, British caricaturist (d. 1956) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1865 - King Ferdinand I of Romania (d. 1927) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1863 - Dragutin Lerman, Croatian explorer (d. 1918) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1852 - Deacon White, American baseball player (d. 1919) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1851 - Tom Kendall, Australian cricketer (d. 1924) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1845 - James C. Calhoun, American soldier, brother-in-law of George Armstrong Custer (d. 1876) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1837 - Théodore Dubois, French composer and teacher (d. 1924) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1817 - Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, Russian writer (d. 1875) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
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