- 1881: Cecil B. DeMille (director)
- 1931: William Goldman (screenwriter)
- 1939: George Hamilton (actor)
- 1954: Pat Metheny (guitarist)
- 1971: Pete Sampras (tennis player)
- 1972: Rebecca Gayheart (actress)
- 1869 - A decree from emperor Norton I dissolves and abolishes the Democratic and Republican parties
- 1883: the last quagga dies at the Artis Magistra zoo in Amsterdam.