Leena Nair is named the CEO of CHANEL and becomes the first person of Indian descent heading a global luxury brand.
Oriini Kaipara becomes the first person with facial markings to host a primetime news program on national television.
Joan Didion American writer was born.
Gabrielle Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, Marquise du Châtelet was a French natural philosopher and mathematician was born.
Michelle Jubelirer becomes the first female Chair and CEO of Capitol Music Group.
Susan E. Arnold becomes the first female chairwoman of Disney.
Kellie Anne Harrington Irish amateur boxer and an Olympic gold medalist is born.
Mary Stuart becomes Queen of Scotland.
Maud Gonne MacBride English-born Irish republican revolutionary, suffragette and actress was born.
Maria Winifred Carney Irish suffragist, trade unionist, and Irish independence activist was born.