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Births (200 years ago today): 1820 – Joseph Wolf, German ornithologist and illustrator (d. 1899)
Births (100 years ago today): 1920 – Errol Barrow, first Prime Minister of Barbados (d. 1987)
Births (50 years ago today): 1970 – Alen Bok?i?, former Croatian footballer
Deaths (1600 years ago today): 420 – Yazdegerd I, king of the Sassanid Empire
Deaths (700 years ago today): 1320 – ┴rni Helgason, Icelandic bishop (b. c. 1260)
Deaths (350 years ago today): 1670 – Claude Duval, French highwayman (b. 1643)
Deaths (150 years ago today): 1870 – Alexander Herzen, Russian philosopher and author (b. 1812)
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Births (450 years ago today): 1570 – Sir Robert Cotton, 1st Baronet, of Connington, English historian and politician, founded the Cotton library (d. 1631)
Births (100 years ago today): 1920 – Irving Kristol, American journalist, author, and academic, founded The National Interest (d. 2009)
Births (50 years ago today): 1970 – Jason Lowrie, New Zealand rugby league player and coach
Deaths (850 years ago today): 1170 – Wang Chongyang, Chinese Daoist and co-founder of the Quanzhen School (b. 1113)
Events (150 years ago today): 1870 – In Montana, U.S. cavalrymen kill 173 Native Americans, mostly women and children, in what becomes known as the Marias Massacre.
Events (100 years ago today): 1920 – The Netherlands refuses to surrender the exiled Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany to the Allies.
Births (100 years ago today): 1920 – Gottfried B÷hm, German architect
Births (50 years ago today): 1970 – Spyridon Vasdekis, Greek long jumper
Deaths (450 years ago today): 1570 – James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, Scottish politician (b. 1531)
Deaths (400 years ago today): 1620 – John Croke, English politician and judge (b. 1553)
Deaths (200 years ago today): 1820 – Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (b. 1767)
Births (150 years ago today): 1870 – Herbert Kilpin, English footballer (d. 1916)
Births (100 years ago today): 1920 – Jimmy Forrest, American saxophonist (d. 1980)
Births (50 years ago today): 1970 – Roberto Bonano, Argentine footballer
Deaths (100 years ago today): 1920 – Amedeo Modigliani, Italian painter and sculptor (b. 1884)
Deaths (50 years ago today): 1970 – Caresse Crosby, American fashion designer and publisher, co-founded the Black Sun Press (b. 1891)
Deaths (350 years ago today): 1670 – Nicholas Francis, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1612)
Deaths (50 years ago today): 1970 – Jane Bathori, French soprano (b. 1877)
Events (100 years ago today): 1920 – Former Ford Motor Company executive Henry Leland launches the Lincoln Motor Company which he later sold to his former employer.
Births (100 years ago today): 1920 – Hans Holzer, Austrian-American paranormal researcher and author (d. 2009)
Births (50 years ago today): 1970 – Kirk Franklin, American singer-songwriter and producer
Deaths (400 years ago today): 1620 – Amar Singh I, ruler of Mewar (b. 1559)
Deaths (150 years ago today): 1870 – Victor de Broglie, French politician, 9th Prime Minister of France (b. 1785)
Births (100 years ago today): 1920 – Hiroyoshi Nishizawa, Japanese lieutenant and pilot (d. 1944)
Births (50 years ago today): 1970 – Bradley Clyde, Australian rugby league player
Deaths (250 years ago today): 1770 – Philippe Macquer, French historian (b. 1720)
Deaths (50 years ago today): 1970 – Rocco D'Assunta, Italian actor, comedian and playwright (b. 1904)
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Events (300 years ago today): 1720 – Sweden and Prussia sign the Treaty of Stockholm.
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