1752 - Muzio Clementi, Pianist and Composer
1783 - Stendhal (Marie-Henri Beyle), Soldier under Napoleon and Author
1832 - Édouard Manet, French Modernist Painter. He was one of the first 19th-century artists to paint modern life, and a pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism. (E. Manet Paintings. Uploaded by Getahun Haile. Accessed January 23, 2013.)
1899 - Humphrey Bogart, American Film & Stage Actor ("I was born when you kissed me. I died when you left me. I lived a few weeks while you loved me."- H. Bogart)
1933 - Joel Spiegelman, American Composer, Conductor, and Harpsichordist
1950 - Richard Dean Anderson, Actor
1957 - Princess Caroline of Monaco
Featuring Muzio Clementi, Italian pianist and composer.
Muzio Clementi settled in London in 1782 and founded the present-day technique of piano playing. He was a contemporary of Wolfgang A. Mozart. Clementi is best known for his 'Gradus ad Parnassum' collection of piano studies, and for his sonatinas. Below is Clementi's famous Sonatina in C, Op. 36 No. 1. (Youtube, uploaded by Phillip Sear, who played it himself. Accessed January 23, 2018.)
1510 - Henry VIII of England, 18 years old that time, takes part incognito in a tournament at Richmond and is applauded for his jousting before revealing his identity.
1571 - The Royal Exchange in London is opened by Queen Elizabeth I.
1849 - Elizabeth Blackwell becomes the first U.S. female doctor.