Famous Birthdays1754 - King Louis XVI of France
1884 - Will Cuppy, American Humourist, author of The Decline and Fall of Practically Everything and How to Tell Your Friends from the Apes.
1904 - William Primrose, Scottish Violist and Teacher, formed Primrose Quartet.
1912 - Gene Kelly, Actor
1934 - Barbara Eden, Actress
1949 - Rick Springfield, Singer
1970 - River Phoenix, Actor
King Louis XVI of France
1939 - The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, also known as the Hitler-Stalin Pact, is signed.
1942 - The Battle of Stalingrad begins during World War II.