1969 – After a party on Chappaquiddick Island, Senator Ted Kennedy from Massachusetts drives an Oldsmobile off a bridge and his passenger, Mary Jo Kopechne, dies.
1895 – Machine Gun Kelly, American gangster
1918 – Nelson Mandela, President of South Africa
1950 – Richard Branson, English businessman, founded Virgin Group
1957 – Nick Faldo, English golfer
1892 – Thomas Cook, English travel agent, founded the Thomas Cook Group (b. 1808)
1954 – Machine Gun Kelly, American gangster (b. 1895)