1717 (+) 250th Pope Pius VI originally Giovanni Angelo Braschi, is born in Cesena, Italy.
1822 (+) Scientist Louis Pasteur is born in Dole, France.
1845 (+) Cannibal Adolph Louis Luetgert aka The Sausage King, is born in Guterslöh, NordRhein-Westfalen, Germany.
1901 (+) Actress Marlene Dietrich originally Maria Magdalena Von Losch, is born in Berlin, Germany.
1923 (-) Architect and engineer Alexandre Gustave Eiffel dies at the age of 91 in Paris, Rue Rabelais, France.
1925 (-) Writer and lawyer Louis Dosfel dies at the age of 44 in Belgium.
1944 (x) Execution ‘en masse’ of the French Gestapo in Paris, France.
1948 (+) Actor Gérard Xavier Marcel Depardieu is born in Châteauroux, France.
1950 (-) Artist Max Beckmann dies at the age of 66 in New York, New York, USA.
1957 (-) Isabelle Cooke is shot dead by Peter Manuel aka The Monster in Human Shape aka The Beast of Birkenshaw, at the age of 17 in Burntbroom, Scotland, United Kingdom.
1960 (+) Multiple Murderer Ricky Lee Green is born in the USA.
1965 (+) Serial Killer Jean-Thierry Mathurin aka Le Tueur de la Pleine Lune, is born in St. Laurent de Maroni, Guyana.
1975 (x) Over 750 Die in coal-mine explosion in Bihar, India.
1983 (x) 63-year-old 264th Pope John Paul II Originally Karol Jozef Wojtila, visits his attempted assassin Mehmet Ali Agça in the Rebiba Prison in Rome, Italy.
1983 (-) An unidentified girl is stabbed to death by Andrej Tsjikatilo aka The Rostow Ripper, in Rostow, Russia.
1986 (-) Steven Fefferman is castrated and stabbed to death by Ricky Green at the age of 29 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
2007 (-) Prime Minister and Chairperson of the Pakistan Peoples Party Benazir Bhutto is killed in an al-Qaeda suicide bomb attack at the age of 54 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
Some 20 bystanders were also killed in the blast.
2007 (-) Filmmaker Jerzy Kawalerowicz dies at the age of 85 in Warsaw, Poland.