1656 (+) Astrologist Edmund Halley is born in London, Hackney, United Kingdom.
1787 (x) The opera "Don Giovanni" by 31-year-old Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart premieres in Prague, Czechoslowakia.
1897 (+) Nazi Minister of Propaganda Joseph Paul Goebbels is born in Rheydt, Prussia, Germany.
1901 (-) Assassin Leon Frank Czolgosz aka The Man who shot William McKinley, is executed by Old Sparky at the age of 28 in Auburn Prison, New York, USA.
1911 (-) Publisher Joseph Pulitzer originally József Politzer, dies at the age of 64 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
1930 (+) Artist Niki Catherine-Marie-Agnès Fal de Saint Phalle is born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.
1932 (+) Artist R.B. Ronald Brooks Kitaj is born in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA.
1932 (+) Murderess Velma M. Barfield is born in North Carolina, USA.
1947 (+) Actor Richard Dreyfuss is born in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
1949 (-) Occult Teacher George Ivanowitsch Gurdjieff dies at the age of 83 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, American Hospital, France.
1957 (-) Rosemarie Nitribitt is choked and her skull crushed by persons unknown at the age of 24 in Frankfurt, Germany.
A number of her clients commit suicide or flee the country in the ensued police-investigation.
1963 (x) 14-year-old Serial Killer Ed Emil Edmund Kemper aka The Co-ed Killer, attempts to commit suicide by opening a vein with a pen in Santa Cruz, City Jail, California, USA.
1984 (x) 240 Die in USSR transport plane crash in Kaboul, Afghanistan.
1987 (-) Geneviève M. is attacked by Thierry Paulin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune, at the age of 85 in Paris 12th, France.
1997 (-) Founder of the Satanic Church Anton Szandor LaVey originally Howard Stanton Levey, dies of pulmonary edema at the age of 67 in San Francisco, California, USA.
1997 (-) James Loper is shot dead by Louis Peoples at the age of 29 in Stockton, Eight Mile Road near Interstate 5, California, USA.
2002 (x) Over 60 Die in ITC shopping center fire in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Over 100 people remain missing.
2006 (x) 97 Die in Aviation Development Company Flight 53 Boeing 737-2B7 crash in Abuja, Nigeria.
7 people survived.