1204 : Ébrard II, bishop of Uzès, sign with its predecessor, the charter of foundation of the chartreuse of Valbonne.
1567 : : Assassination of Lord Darnley, second husband of the queen Marie Stuart. Their marriage had raised a sharp opposition as well on behalf of the queen Elisabeth Ire as within the various clans Scot. It was a tumultuous union. So that the Scottish nobility judged that the murder was the surest means to get rid of Lord Darnley.
- 1635 : Paris: A circle of well-read men had taken the practice, for a few years, to meet at Valentine Conrart. The king, advised by Richelieu, comes by letters patent to give legal existence to the new institution, called French Academy.
1828 : The " Libertador " Simon Bolivar becomes the chief of the Colombian State.
1870 : Foundation of Y.M.C.A. (sung well later by the Village People).
1941 : Darlan, vice-president of the council, becomes dolphin of Pétain.
1945 : The ship General S von Steuben is run by the Soviet submarine S-13.
1948 : with Midsummer's Day of Newfoundland, fire makes thirty-four dead in a hearth for elder.
- Captive since May 1960, when its Lockheed U-2 of espionage had been cut down above the Russia, the American Francis Gary Powers is exchanged against Rudolph Abel. He will become chronicler of circulation.
- the commission of boxing of the State of New York dispossesses archie Moore of its championship of the world of boxing, category cruiser-weight. It has been 49 years old and holds this title for 9 years!
1973 : The Cavern Club of Liverpool obtains a three months deferment of the Company of the British railroads, which undertook the construction of a subway, which would require the demolition of the history establishment.
1987 : Release of 140 dissidents in Soviet Union.
1991 : the world records of speed skating beat on 10.000 m in 13 ' 43" 54.
1995 : The Prime Minister Edouard Balladur announces the suspension of the circular on IUT in front of the rise of the dissatisfaction with the students.
1997 : The rock opera Starmania receives the price of the spectacle having to its credit the most paying entries in 1996, at the time of the twelfth edition of the Victoires of the music to Paris. The lyric writer Luc Plamondon accepts the trophy of the hands of the singer Cyndi Lauper. Charles Aznavour, to which a special homage is returned, is proclaimed artist interprets year, just as Barbara.
1999 : Nicolas Fontaine of Magog becomes the first lifting skier three times winner of sharp of the World cup.
- Of the astronauts of the shuttle Atlantis fastens the scientific laboratory Destiny with the International space station ISS.
- Michel Desjoyeaux on PRB gains the fourth Vendée Globe, the race around the world with the veil as a recluse and without stopover, in 93 days, 3 hours 57 minutes and 32 seconds, pulverizing the preceding record.
2002 : For the first time in addition to sixteen months of Intifada, Palestinians draw, since the Gaza Strip, two rockets on Israel; in reprisals, Israeli aviation bombards the principal complex of Palestinian safety with Gaza.
- Claudia Pechstein, skater, gains the Olympic gold medal of the 3000 m ladies while carrying the world records with 3 mn 57 dryness 70/100.
- three cisterns of toxic residues " perdues" the 2002, in full storm by the carry-container " Lykes Liberator " to 220 km in the west of the Finistere, France, are towed towards the roads of Brest. These cisterns contain residues of toxic products (halides of alkylaluminium likely to ignite spontaneously in contact with the air).
- Two children are killed and of tens of people wounded by planes of the Sudanese government in the village of Akeum, Sudan. The army will start again the February 21st 2002.
- the Untameable Lions, the national team of football of the Cameroun gain the Coupe of Africa of the Nations.
- Russian President Vladimir Poutine pays her first official visit in France, occasion to seal the Franco-Russian agreement on the Iraqi file.
- France: the Council of State confirms the withdrawal of the user license of Air-Freedom.
- 1.000e emission of the series Watatatow (Quebec).
- the France, the Russia and the Germany (joined soon by the China) adopt a Joint Declaration calling to the continuation and the substantial reinforcement of the inspections in Iraq. On its side, the Iraq authorizes “without conditions” the flights of planes - U2 spies, claimed by the inspectors of UNO, above its territory.
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin tries to alleviate the anger of the restorers vis-a-vis the refusal of the Germany to lower VAT in this sector by announcing a plan of 1,5 billion euros of reduction in charges of the restorers over 18 months.
- the appointed adopt in first reading, by 494 votes against 36, the bill on the Laïcité, which prohibits the wearing of religious signs " ostensibles" in the schools, colleges and public lycées as from the return to school 2004.
- the crash landing of a plane of the Kish Airline close to the international airport of Charjah, United Arab Emirates, keep silent 43 of the 46 passengers and 6 team members.
- Plus of 100.000 high-school pupils expresses in several towns of France to denounce the reform of the baccalaureat and the redundancies of teachers in the second degree and of the personal work framed (TPE) into final.
- the Parlement adopts the bearing bill " definitively; recognition of the Nation and contribution nationale" in favor of the repatriates (pied-noir and Harkis).
- the North Korea declares that it has atomic weapons and that it withdraws negotiations with six countries aiming at giving up its nuclear ambitions.
- the Saudi Arabia knows today the first election of all the history of the country. 150.000 Saoudis of the province of Riyadh (only old men of at least 21 years, except for the soldiers) have to vote within the framework of a municipal poll. 19 advised municipal will be elected, 19 different will be indicated by the authorities.
- 1766 : Benjamin Smith Barton, American botanist († 1815).
- 1770 : Alexandre Brongniart, mineralist and naturalist French († 1847).
- 1747 : Helped Yasuaki, mathematician Japan board.
- 1785 : Claude Louis Marie Henri Navier, French engineer.
- 1824 : Samuel Plimsoll, British politician († 1898)
- 1843: Adelina Patti, singer of opera ( Soprano Colorature ) Italy. († July 27th 1919).
- 1859 : Alexandre Millerand, French statesman († 1943).
- 1888 : Selig Brodetsky, Ukrainian physicist.
- 1890 : Boris Pasternak, poet and Russian writer. († May 31st 1960)
- Harold Macmillan, English politician, member of the Conservative party. († December 29th 1986)
- Jacov Il' ich Frenkel, Russian mathematician .
- 1897 : Judith Anderson, Australian actor († 1992)
- Joseph Kessel, adventurer, journalist and novelist French. († July 23rd 1979)
- Bertolt Brecht, poet, director and German playwright. († August 14th 1956)
- 1901: Richard Dagobert Brauer, German mathematician.
- 1903 : Nikolaï Podgorny, Soviet politician.
- 1909 : Henri Alekan, French operator chief.
- 1910 : Father Worse Dominique, Nobel Prize of peace 1958 († 1969).
- 1924 : Maurice Abiven, French doctor, specialist in Internal medicine, pioneer of the practice of the palliative Care in France. († May 27th 2007).
- 1925 : Pierre Mondy, actor and director.
- 1927 : Leontyne Price, soprano American.
- 1929 :
- Jerry Goldsmith, American type-setter. († July 21st 2004)
- Richard Balducci, realizer and writer French
- 1930: Robert Wagner, American actor.
- 1932 : Vivienne Malone-Mayes, American mathematician.
- 1946 : Didier Bezace, actor and director French.
- 1949 : Maxime the Forester, French singer.
- 1954 : Nathalie Roussel, French actress.
- 1962 : Cliff Burton, second bass player of Metallica.
- 1963 : Charles Barkley, player of Basketball.
- 1978 : Gift Omar, rappor
- 1981: Natasha Saint-Pier (born in Bathurst with the New Brunswick), Canadian singer .
- 1990 : Mario Perricciuolo, Studente Italian
- 1126 : Guillaume IX of Poitiers, duke of Aquitaine and poet French (° October 22nd 1071)
- 1162: Baudouin III of Jerusalem, king de Jérusalem (B. 1130)
- 1242: Shijō, emperor of Japan (° March 17th 1231)
- 1280: Marguerite of Constantinople (or Marguerite II of Flanders ) countess of Flanders and countess of Hainaut (° 1202).
- 1419 : Ulrich von Ensingen, German architect. (° 1350/1360)
- 1567: Lord Darnley, second husband of the queen Marie Stuart. (° December 7th 1545)
- 1722: Bartholomew Roberts ( John Roberts ) known as Black Baronet, pirates British (° May 17th 1682)
- 1755: Montesquieu, moralist, thinker and French philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment. (° January 18th 1689)
- 1794: Red-headed Jacques, revolutionary French and “red priest” (° August 21st 1752)
- 1829: Leon XII ( Annibale Francesco Lenient Melchiore Girolamo Nicola della Genga ), pope (° August 22nd 1760)
- 1837: Alexandre Pouchkine, poet, playwright and Russian novelist. (° May 26th 1799)
- 1839: Pedro Romero, Spanish Matador (° November 19th 1754).
- 1865 : Heinrich Lenz (physicist), German Baltic physicist (° February 12th 1804)
- 1879: Honore Daumier, painter, sculptor, caricaturist and lithographer French. (° February 26th 1808)
- 1880: Adolphe Crémieux, French politician (° April 30th 1796).
- 1891 : Sofia Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya, mathematician and Russian writer (° January 15th 1850)
- 1912: Joseph To list, British surgeon (° April 5th 1827)
- 1917: John William Waterhouse, British painter of Italian origin (° April 6th 1849)
- 1918: Abdülhamid II Othoman sultan (° September 21st 1842)
- 1918: Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, pacifist Italian, Nobel Prize of peace 1907 (° September 20th 1833)
- 1923: Wilhelm Röntgen, German physicist, discoverer of the X-rays, Nobel Prize of physics 1901 (° March 27th 1845).
- 1932 : Edgar Wallace, British scenario writer (° April 1st 1875)
- 1939: Black and white XI, pope, born Ambrogio Damiano Achilles Ratti (° May 31st 1857)
- 1942: Ernest Pérochon, French writer (° 1885).
- 1944 : Alfred Bachelet, Type-setter and Leader French. (° February 26th 1864).
- 1950 : Marcel Mauss, French sociologist (° May 10th 1872)
- 1957: Laura Ingalls Wilder, écrivaine states-unienne (° February 7th 1867)
- 1960: Aloysius Stepinac, religious Croatian (° May 8th 1898)
- 1962: Władysław Broniewski, poet Polish (° December 17th 1897)
- 1964: Eugen Sänger, Austrian engineer (° September 22nd 1905)
- 1990: Paul Anoul, former Belgian footballer
- 1992: Alex Halley, writer states-unien (° August 11th 1921)
- 1993: Maurice Bourges-Maunoury, resistant, president of the French council (° August 19th 1914)
- 1998: Maurice Schumann, politician and academician French (° April 10th 1911)
- 2002: Traudl Junge ( Gertrude Humps ), secretary of Hitler (° March 16th 1920)
- 2003: max Pécas, realizer, scenario writer and producer of French cinema. (° April 25th 1925)
- 2004: Raimond Jumikis, Latvian basketball player.
- 2005 :
Catholic and orthodoxe saints of the day
- Aimond († 790)
- Austreberthe de Pavilly († 704)
- Charalampos de Magnésie (3e S.)
- Paul of Gaza († 308), martyr.
- Prothade († 624)
- Happy Salvo († 962)
- Scholastic († 543)
- Sigon de Clermont († 873), bishop.
- Trumwin d' Abercorn († 740), bishop
- Zénon d' Antioche († 416)
Catholic saints of the day
- Happy Alexandre de Lugo († 1645)
- Happy Arnaud († 1255)
- Claire Argolanti († 1346)
- Happy Eusèbe († 1501)
- Guillaume de Maleval († 1157), hermit founder of an order.
- Happy Guillaume Zucchio († 1377)
- Happy Hugues de Cambrai († 1164)
Orthodoxe saints of the day
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