noctivagant \noc-tiv-A-gant\, adjective:
- Pertaining to going about in the night; night-wandering.
Noctivagant is formed from two Latin roots, noctis, "night", and vagans, "to wander about."
- A term used to descibe the face made if you push your lips together in a combination of a pout and a pucker, giving the impression you have larger cheekbones and bigger lips.
"Oh christ, look at that horrific duckface"
"Stop doing that duckface. You look stupid"
- President and Fellows of Harvard College: aka, the Harvard Corporation, was established; it is the oldest corporation in the continent of America (1650)
- Hong Kong: was signed over to the British for 99 years (1898)
- automat: the first automated vending-machine restaurant opened in Philadelphia (1902)
- Alice Huyler Ramsey: 22-year-old housewife set out, mapless, on a road trip that made her the first woman to drive across the US — from Manhattan to San Francisco; the trip took 59 days (1909)
- Donald Duck: debuted in The Wise Little Hen; for more than 50 years, his voice was provided by Clarence "Ducky" Nash (1934)
- Bhumibol Adulyadej: became king of Thailand; in a largely ceremonial role, he is currently the world's longest-reigning head of state (1946)
- Secretariat: the stallion won the Belmont Stakes and became the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years (1973)
- Millennium Bridge: pedestrian suspension bridge over the River Thames opened; found to be wobbly, it closed for repairs almost immediately (2000)
- Leopold I (Leopold Ignaz Joseph Balthasar Felician) 1640 - Holy Roman emperor
- Peter the Great 1672 - Peter I of Russia
- George Stephenson 1781 - Civil engineer and mechanical engineer, built the first public railway
- John Howard Payne 1791 - Actor, poet, playwright
- Carl Nielsen 1865 - Composer, conductor, violinist
- Meta Vaux Warrick 1877 - Artist
- George Axelrod 1922 - Screenwriter
- Mona Freeman (Monica Elizabeth Freeman) 1926 - Actress
- Marvin L. Kalb 1930 - Journalist
- Joe Santos 1931 - Actor
- Jimmy Spruill 1934 - Musician
- Letty Cottin Pogrebin 1939 - Writer, journalist
- Dick Vitale (Richard J. "Dick" Vitale) 1940 - Basketball sportscaster
- Billy Hatton 1941 - Musician (The Fourmost)
- Jon Lord 1941 - Musician (Whitesnake, Deep Purple)
- Trevor Bolder 1950 - Musician (Spiders from Mars, Uriah Heep)
- Dave Parker (David Gene "The Cobra" Parker) 1951 - Baseball player
- Billy Knight (William R. "Billy" Knight) 1952 - Basketball player
- Patricia Cornwell 1956 - Mystery author
- Michael J. Fox 1961 - Actor ("Family Ties")
- Aaron Sorkin 1961 - Writer, producer ("The West Wing")
- Gloria Reuben 1965 - Singer, actress ("ER")
- Dean Felber 1967 - Musician (Hootie & the Blowfish)
- Dean Dinning 1967 - Musician (Toad the Wet Sprocket)
- Tedy Bruschi 1973 - Football player
- Matthew Bellamy 1978 - musician (MUSE)
- Natalie Portman 1981 - Actress ("Star Wars" movie series)