1995- Mickey Mantle, baseball player (b. 1931)
1899- Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, English film director (d. 1980)
1860- Annie Oakley, American sharpshooter (d. 1926)
3114 BC- According to the Lounsbury corollation, the Maya calendar starts.
1940- World War II: Battle of Britain begins - The Luftwaffe launches a series of attacks on British fighter bases and radar installations.
1942- Walt Disney's fifth animated feature, Bambi, premiers.