John Wycliffe and Jan Hus were both condemned as heretics by the Council of Konstanz in 1415. Two heretics, one council. Isn't intolerance fun? The Haymarket Riot of Chicago resulted in the deaths of 8 people in 1886. Students gathered in Tienanmen Square in 1919 to protest the Treaty of Versailles. At Kent State University in 1970, four students were killed and nine wounded when the Ohio National Guard fired on a protest of the US invasion of Cambodia.
Born today: Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993), Dick Dale (1937) and Cesc Fábregas (1987).
It is the Day of Remembrance of the Dead in the Netherlands and the Day of Remembrance of Martyrs and the Disabled in Afghanistan.