kakistocracy, \kak-uh-STOK-ruh-see\, noun,
- government by the worst persons; a form of government in which the worst persons are in power.
Origin: Kakistocracy entered English in the early 1800s from the Greek word kákistos meaning "worst," and -cracy, a combining form meaning "rule" or "government."
- The act of using the alphabet to bring a woman considerable pleasure during cunnilingus.
- All Saints' Day (Christianity)
- Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead, Mexico — 2 days)
- 1512 - Michelangelo's paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel were first exhibited to the public.
- 1765 - The British Parliament enacted The Stamp Act in the American colonies. The act was repealed in March of 1766 on the same day that the Parliament passed the Declaratory Acts which asserted that the British government had free and total legislative power of the colonies.
- 1879 - Thomas Edison executed his first patent application for a high-resistance carbon filament (U.S. Pat. 223,898).
- 1936 - Benito Mussolini made a speech in Milan, Italy, in which he described the alliance between Italy and Nazi Germany as an "axis" running between Berlin and Rome.
- 1963 - The USSR launched Polyot I. It was the first satellite capable of maneuvering in all directions and able to change its orbit.
1963 - The Arecibo Radio-Telescope Observatory in Puerto Rico officially opens.
- 1968 - The movie rating system of G, M, R, X, followed by PG-13 and NC-17 went into effect.
- Stephen Crane 1871
- James Kilpatrick 1920
- Lou Donaldson 1926
- Betsy Palmer 1929
- Gary Player 1935
- Bill Anderson 1937
- Barbara Bosson 1939
- Robert Foxworth 1941
- Larry Flynt 1942
- Marcia Wallace 1942
- Chris Morris (Paper Lace) 1944
- Rick Grech (Blind Faith, Traffic) 1946
- Ted Hendricks (NFL) 1947
- Jeannie Berlin 1949
- Dan Peek (America) 1950
- Ronald Bell (Kool and the Gang) 1951
- Keith Stegall 1954
- Lyle Lovett 1957
- Rachel Ticotin 1958
- Eddie McDonald (The Alarm) 1959
- Fernando Valenzuela (MLB) 1960
- Mags Furuholmen (a-ha) 1962
- Anthony Keidis (Red Hot Chili Peppers) 1962
- Rick Allen (Def Leppard) 1963
- Willie D (Geto Boys) 1966
- Sophie B. Hawkins 1967
- Alex James (Blur) 1968
- Dale Wallace (Emerson Drive) 1969
- Toni Collette 1972
- Jenny McCarthy 1972
- Andrew Gonzales (Reel Big Fish) 1972
- Helene Udy 1976
- LaTavia Marie Roberson 1981 - Singer (Destiny's Child)