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1910Robert Falcon Scott's South Pole expedition leaves England.


1935 – The first driving tests are introduced in the United Kingdom.

1943British Overseas Airways Corporation Flight 777 is shot down over the Bay of Biscay by German Junkers Ju 88s, killing actor Leslie Howard and leading to speculation the downing was an attempt to kill British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

1974 – The Heimlich maneuver for rescuing choking victims was published on this day in the journal Emergency Medicine.

1979 – The first black-led government of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in 90 years takes power.

1990George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev sign a treaty to end chemical weapon production.

Frank Morgan (June 1, 1890 – September 18, 1949) was an American actor best known for his portrayal of the title character in the film The Wizard of Oz.

1921Nelson Riddle, American bandleader and arranger (d. 1985)

1926Andy Griffith, American actor 1926 Starred in the Andy Griffith Show and in the 1980s–1990s legal drama, Matlock. Griffith was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by U.S. President George W. Bush on November 9, 2005.

Marilyn Monroe, American actress (d. 1962)

1928 – Bob Monkhouse, English comedian (d. 2003)

1930 – Edward Woodward, English actor (d. 2009)

1937Morgan Freeman, American actor

1937 – Colleen McCullough, Australian novelist (The Thorn Birds)

1944Robert Powell, English actor who starred in the remake of Hitchcocks 39 Steps

1947 – Ronnie Wood, English guitarist (Rolling Stones)

1959Martin Brundle, British race car driver and F1 television commentator

1968Jason Donovan, Australian actor and singer

John Edward Masefield, OM, (1 June 1878 – 12 May 1967) was an English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1930 until his death in 1967.

1801Brigham Young, American colonizer and religious leader (d. 1877)