Yep, that's my birthday...the following things happened:
> 1568 - The entire population of the Netherlands - three million people - was sentenced to death by the Roman Catholic Church for heresy
> 1918 - The Council of Lithuania unanimously adopts the Act of Independence, declaring Lithuania an independent state.
> 1923 - Howard Carter unseals the burial chamber of Pharaoh Tutankhamun.
The following people were born:
> 1032 - Emperor Yingzong of China
> 1710 - King Louis XV of France
> 1909 - Richard McDonald, American fast food pioneer
> 1958 - Ice-T, American rapper, songwriter, and actor
> 1959 - John McEnroe, American tennis player
> 1964 - Bebeto, Brazilian footballer
> 1964 - Christopher Eccleston, English actor
> 1970 - Angelo Peruzzi, Italian footballer
> 1986 - Me! :D
What a fantastic day in the history of the world. :)