In an effort to Westernize his nobility, Tsar Peter I of Russia imposes a tax on beards for all men except the clergy and peasantry.
Little Big Horn battle leader and Oglala Sioux chief Crazy Horse is bayoneted by a United States soldier after resisting confinement in a guardhouse at Fort Robinson in Nebraska.
Iva Toguri D’Aquino, a Japanese-American suspected of being wartime radio propagandist Tokyo Rose, is arrested in Yokohama.
Freddy Mercury born in Tanzania.
Palestinian terrorist group called “Black September” attack and take hostage 11 Israel athletes at the Munich Olympic Games. 2 die in the attack and 9 die the following day.
Lynette Fromme attempts to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford.
Mother Teresa Died
Former Senator John Danforth
Jonathan Kozol – author of Death at an Early Age
George Lazenby former James Bond star