Birthdays: Marie Antoinette, President Warren Harding, Stephen Crane, Marcel Ophuls, Benevenuto Cellini, Larry Flynt, Walter Matthau, Fernando Valenzuela, Lyle Lovett, Willie D, Rick Allen of Def Leppard, Jenny McCarthy is 45, Toni Collette is 45
1512- Michelangelo's Sistine Ceiling was open to the public for the first time.
1604- William Shakespeare's play "Othello the Moor of Venice" first performed.
1776- Mission San Juan De Capistrano founded on the California coast.
1895- Emil and Max Skladowsky set up a Bioscope Projector in Berlin's Wintergarden. Birth of German Cinema.
1920- The first issue of American Cinematographer.
1939- Rockefeller Center in New York City opened.
1968- To replace the outmoded Hays Production Code, the Motion Picture Ratings System introduced-"G, M, R, and X"- Later PG, PG-13, R and NC-17".
1988- Jeff Goldblum married Gena Davis. They divorced several years later.
2003- Walt Disney’s feature Brother Bear.