1483 * Raphael (Raffaello Santi), Renaissance artist.
1910 The first seaplane, designed by Henri Fabre took off near
1921 * Dirk Bogarde, English actor who starred in The Servant
1930 The cities of Constantinople and Angora changed names to
Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey.
1935 * Michael Parkinson, English journalist, television and radio
1939 The Spanish Civil War ended.
1942 * Neil Kinnock, Welsh-born former leader of the British Labour
1945 The last German V2 rocket fell on Britain.
1964 The most violent earthquake 9.2 in the United States struck
Prince William Sound, Alaska.
1979 A nuclear reactor at Three Mile Island threatened disaster to a
1989 The San Diego Yacht Club was stripped of the America's Cup for
violating the rules.
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