In 1845, the first issue of Scientific American was published. In 1917, ten suffragists were arrested for picketing the White House. In 1963, the March on Washington drew hundreds of thousands of civil rights activists to Washington, DC. In 1996, the UK's Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorced.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), writer; Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774-1821), religious leader/saint; Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), writer; Bruno Bettelheim (1903-90), psychologist; Jack Kirby (1917-94), comic book artist; Donald O'Connor (1925-2003), actor/performer; Ben Gazzara (1930-2012), actor; Lou Piniella (1943- ), baseball player/manager; Luis Guzmán, (1956- ), actor; Shania Twain (1965- ), singer; Jack Black (1969- ), actor; Jason Priestley (1969- ), actor; LeAnn Rimes (1982- ), singer; Armie Hammer (1986- ), actor; Florence Welch (1986- ), singer; Quvenzhané Wallis (2003- ), actress
In 1977, in Pelé's last competitive game, his New York Cosmos defeated the Seattle Sounders, 2-1, for the National American Soccer League championship.
Twenty-two nations in the world require all eligible citizens to vote in elections, but the policy is only actively enforced in about 11 nations.