Death of Jack Lord, American actor (played Steve McGarrett in ‘Hawaii Five-O’).
A jury in Virginia, USA acquitted Lorena Bobbitt of unlawfully wounding her husband, John, on the grounds of temporary insanity. She had severed his penis and thrown it from a car window after he assaulted her
Concorde starts supersonic passenger air service.
Death of Cecil B. DeMille, American film director and producer
Death of George A. Moore, Irish novelist .
Death of Lenin; succeeded by Stalin
Thirty Sinn Féin MPs (Members of Parliament) elected to the British Parliament assembled in Dublin and proclaimed an Irish Republic
New York City passed the Sullivan Ordinance, making it illegal for women to smoke in public. However, it was vetoed by the mayor.
Birth of Olav Aukrust, Norwegian poet .
Death of Joseph Justus Scaliger, French-born Dutch scholar who expandedthe concept of classical history to include Persian, Babylonian, Jewish and Ancient Egyptian history as well as Greek and Roman