Death of Jean Marais, French actor .
The US state of Oregon passed the Death with Dignity Act, which allowed doctor-assisted euthanasia for the terminally ill in regulated cases
George H.W. Bush was elected 41st President of the United States .
A IRA bomb exploded during a Remembrance Day service in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, killing 11 people
Death of Norman Rockwell, American artist and illustrator .
Race Relations Act comes into effect
The first British LP chart appeared in ‘New Musical Express’ (NME) (Note: some sources say it first appeared in ‘Melody Maker’ on this date.
Seven people were killed when a bomb exploded at the Buergerbraukeller in Munich, Germany. The bomb was meant to kill Adolf Hitler who was giving a speech there, but he had already left
Great Depression - New Deal: US President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveiled the ‘Civil Works Administration’, designed to create temporary.
Birth of Martha Gellhorn, American novelist, travel writer, journalist and war correspondent.
Death of Victorien Sardou, French dramatist .
John Milton dies in London
Bodleian Library at Oxford University opened to the public