1632 - John Locke, Philosopher
1809 - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., Physician, Educator and Author, famous for The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table.
1915 - Ingrid Bergman, Actress
1936 - John McCain, U.S. Senator
1938 - Elliott Gould, Actor
1939 - Joel Schumacher, Film Director
1958 - Michael Jackson, Singer
U.S. Senator John McCain
1831 - Scientist Michael Faraday, in one of his famous and significant experiments, demonstrates the production of electricity from an induction ring. He also discovered that a copper disc rotating between the poles of a horseshoe magnet could produce a current on wires through the disc, leading to the first electrical transformer and the first electric motor.
1885 - The world's first motorcycle, invented by German Gottlieb Daimler, is patented.