Covent Garden Opera House, London is destroyed by fire.
Spitfire makes its 1st flight from Eastleigh Aerodrome, Southampton.
'Stairway to heaven' by Led Zeppelin first played live at Ulster Hall, Belfast.
Who do you share a birthday with?....
King Henry II
English King (1154-89) d.1189
English singer & actress
Prolific Australian wicket taker 1978-84
English singer/songwriter member of The Bee-Gees (d.1988)