1916 - Albert Einstein publishes his theory of relativity.
1969 - In Gibraltar, John Lennon and Yoko Ono get married.
2003 - 2003 invasion of Iraq: In the early hours of the morning, the United States and three other countries begin military operations in Iraq.
1904 - B. F. Skinner, American psychologist (d. 1990)
1957 - Spike Lee, American film director and actor
1413 - King Henry IV of England (b. 1367)