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This Day In History
At the Diet of Augsburg the Augsburg Confession is presented to the Holy Roman Emperor by the Lutheran princes and Electors of Germany.
Venetian Elena Cornaro Piscopia is the first woman awarded a doctorate of philosophy when she graduates from the University of Padua.
Virginia becomes the 10th state to ratify the United States Constitution.
The United States Congress passes the Mann Act, which prohibits interstate transport of females for “immoral purposes”; the ambiguous language would be used to selectively prosecute people for years to come.
The Diary of a Young Girl (better known as The Diary of Anne Frank) is published.
Long-Haired Hare, starring Bugs Bunny, is released in theaters.
Broadcasting of the first live global satellite television program: Our World
Antoni Gaudí, Spanish Catalan architect (Sagrada Familia) (d. 1926)
Henry "Hap" Arnold, American general (d. 1950)
Hermann Oberth, German physicist and engineer (d. 1989)
George Orwell, British writer (d. 1950)
June Lockhart, American actress
Eric Carle, American author and illustrator of children's books
Carly Simon, American singer and songwriter
Tim Finn, New Zealand singer and songwriter
David Paich, American keyboardist, singer and songwriter (Toto)
Anthony Bourdain, American chef and author
George Michael, English singer and songwriter
Linda Cardellini, American actress