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Nacimientos:

  1803Hector Berlioz, French composer
  1913Carlo Ponti, Italian film producer, married to Sophia Loren
  1919Cliff Michelmore, TV and radio broadcaster
  1930David Plowright, Former chairman of Granada TV, & brother of Joan Plowright
  1931Rita Moreno, ‘Oscar’ winning actress and dancer
  1944Brenda Lee, American singer popular in the 60’s
  1954Jermaine Jackson, Singer and member of ‘The Jackson Five’

Acontecimientos:

  1894The first Motor Show opened in the Champs-Elysees, Paris, with a total of nine exhibitors
  1914The Royal Flying Corps (later became the RAF) adopted the roundel in red, white & blue as its identification mark
  1936The Duke of York became King George VI, after his brother Edward VIII abdicated to marry Mrs Wallis Simpson
  1967The Concorde airliner was rolled out of its hangar for public viewing for the first time
  1984In thick fog, twenty two vehicles collided on the M25, near Limpsfield on the Surrey & Kent border
  1991Spanish golfer Seve Ballsteros was awarded the Ritz Club, European Golfer of the Year Award