1896 – First public screening of a motion picture in New Zealand.
1943 – American musician Paul Simon is born.
1943 – Italy declared war on Nazi Germany.
1950 – “All About Eve” directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and starring Bette Davis and Anne Baxter premieres (Academy Awards Best Picture 1951).
1962 – Edward Albee’s play “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” opens on Broadway featuring actress Uta Hagen.
2010 – Amid great fanfare, Chilean workers are rescued 69 days after their mine collapsed in the Atacama Desert, Chile.
2016 – American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Via Britannica / On This Day