In Paris, a duel is fought by two protagonists who fire blunderbusses at each other's hot air baloons.
German novelist, Erich Maria Remarque (All Quiet on the Western Front) born in Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Gangster John Dillinger born in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Hall of Fame Pitcher Carl Hubbell born in Carthage, Missouri.
Movie director Billy Wilder (Some Like It Hot) in born Galicia, Austria-Hungary.
Author Anne Morrow Lindbergh (North to the Orient) born in Englewood, New Jersey.
She was also an aviator and the wife of aviator Charles Lindbergh.
German computer scientist Konrad Zuse born in Berlin, Germany.
Often considered the inventor of the programmable computer.
Singer/songwriter Kris Kristofferson born in Brownsville, Texas.
Basketball great Pete Maravich born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania.
Film actress Meryl Streep (Sophie's Choice) born in Summit, New Jersey.
Singer actress Judy Garland (The Wizard of Oz) dies of a barbiturate overdose in London, England.