Death of Bryan Mosley, British actor (Alf Roberts in Coronation Street)
Death of Yuri Andropov, Soviet leader
The Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet made its first flight, near Seattle, Washington
Birth of Carmen Miranda, Portuguese-Brazilian samba singer and actress
Birth of Gustav Stickley, American designer and manufacturer of Mission furniture.
Birth of Felix Dahn, German lawyer, historian, poet and novelist
Birth of Vasily Zhukovsky, Russian poet .
Charles I is buried
First recorded horse racing event in Britain, at Chester