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This Day In History
The Battle of Cerignola is fought. It is noted as the first battle in history won by small arms fire using gunpowder.
Establishment of the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, The Catholic University of the Philippines, the largest Catholic university in the world.
Mutiny on the Bounty: Lieutenant William Bligh and 18 sailors are set adrift and the rebel crew returns to Tahiti briefly and then sets sail for Pitcairn Island.
Frenchman Louis Paulhan wins the 1910 London to Manchester air race, the first long-distance aeroplane race in England.
The first night game in organized baseball history takes place in Independence, Kansas.
Thor Heyerdahl and five crew mates set out from Peru on the Kon-Tiki to prove that Peruvian natives could have settled Polynesia.
Igor Stravinsky conducted the premier of his American ballet, Orpheus, in New York City at New York City Center.
Millionaire Dennis Tito becomes the world's first space tourist.
James Monroe, 5th President of the United States (d. 1831)
Lionel Barrymore, American actor (d. 1954)
Jan Oort, Dutch astronomer (d. 1992)
Kurt Gödel, Austrian mathematician (d. 1978)
Lee Falk, American comic strip writer (d. 1999)
Alistair MacLean, Scottish novelist (d. 1987)
Eugene M. Shoemaker, American planetary scientist (d. 1997)
Terry Pratchett, English author
Ian Rankin, Scottish novelist
Bridget Moynahan, American actress
Elisabeth Röhm, German/American actress
Jessica Alba, American actress