19 Zsa Zsa Gabor is chosen to be Miss Hungary, 1936.
Joan of Arc is burned at the stake, 1431.
20 Clyde Barrow meets Bonnie Parker, 1930.
21 Alice Waters visits France for the first time, 1965.
22 Dwight Eisenhower misses a crucial tackle on Jim Thorpe, and the Carlisle Indians go on to defeat Army, 27–6. Before the game, Carlisle coach Pop Warner told his players to remember Wounded Knee, 1912.
23 Neil Young joins Stephen Stills, David Crosby, and Graham Nash to form Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, 1969.
24 Newlywed Sylvia Plath consults a Ouija board with her husband, Ted Hughes, 1956.
Bob Dylan goes electric on the first side of his album Bringing It All Back Home, and is booed at the Newport Folk Festival, 1965.
25 Anne Boleyn marries Henry VIII, 1533.
26 Ho Chi Minh is working as a pastry cook at the Carlton Hotel in London, circa 1916.
27 Alice Waters opens a restaurant called Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California, 1971.
28 Thomas Lanier Williams shuttles from New Orleans to California, Missouri, and New York; along the way, he adopts his college nickname of Tennessee, 1939.
30 Adolf Hitler grows his famous mustache, 1919.
Jerry Lewis parts ways with Dean Martin at the end of their 10th-anniversary show at the Copacabana, 1956.
31 Charles Schulz gives Linus a security blanket, 1954.
32 Lizzie Borden is found not guilty of giving her stepmother and father 40 and 41 whacks, respectively, 1893.
33 Gertrude Stein meets Alice B. Toklas, 1907.
34 Sigmund Freud is given a couch by a grateful patient, circa 1890.
Charles Manson buys a copy of the Beatles’ White Album, 1968.
35 In the midst of the Depression, Walt Disney spends a million and a half dollars to make a feature-length cartoon about a young woman living with seven men, 1937.
36 Einstein completes his General Theoryof Relativity, 1915.
Marilyn Monroe dies in her Brentwood, California, home of an overdose of barbiturates, 1962.
Diana, Princess of Wales, dies in a car accident in Paris, 1997.
37 Coco Chanel introduces Chanel No. 5 perfume, 1921.
Marie Antoinette is guillotined, 1793.
38 For a television special, broadcast from Hawaii, Elvis Presley commissions a special patriotic caped jumpsuit with a sequined eagle, 1973.
39 Ian Fleming vacations in Jamaica with his mistress, 1948. While there he purchases a copy of Birds of the West Indies, by the ornithologist James Bond.
40 John Lennon and Yoko Ono have a session with Rolling Stone photographer Annie Leibowitz. The most famous image is of John nude and in the fetal position embracing Yoko, who is fully clothed. That evening, Lennon is shot dead by a deranged fan, 1980.
Winston Churchill is forced out of the Admiralty after the disastrous Dardanelles campaign, 1915. He retreats to the country and takes up painting.
41 Columbus sails the ocean blue, 1492.
42 Elvis Presley dies on the floor of his bathroom, 1977.