In 470 BC. the Greek philosopher Socrates is born. In 1070 the first Roquefort cheese is created. In 1798 the notorious womanizer Giacomo Casanova dies.
In 1723 the Italian physician and naturalist Giovanni Antonio Scopoli is born.
In 1904 the American swimmer and actor Johnny Weissmuller is born. His most famous role was Tarzan. In 1924 the USA officially granted full citizenship to America's indigenous people, the Indians.
In 1875 in Berlin the Universal Postal Union, which after the World War II underwent a series of organizational and technical changes. Slovenia was incorporated into it in 1992.
In 1809 composer of Viennese classical music Joseph Haydn dies in Vienna. He wrote a number of oratorios, symphonies and string quartets. In 1819 the American writer Walt Whitman is born.
In 1431 Joan of Arc is burned at the stake. She led the French army to important victories and she helped King Charles VII to the throne. Then she was caught the British.
In 1886 John Pemberton started to advertise a liquid he invented. At that time it was used only in medicine. Today it is a very popular drink. It is Coca - Cola.
In 1641 historian and topographer Janez Vajkard Valvasor is born. In 1779 the Irish poet Thomas Moore is born.
In 427 B. C. the Greek philosopher Plato is born. In 1840 in Nice the Italian violinist and composer Niccolo Paganini dies.
In 1889 in Paris the first public elevator is opened in the Eiffel Tower. In 1907 the American film actor John Wayne is born. In 1923 the first 24 hour Le Mans race is held.