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Yves Tanguy, French surrealist painter was born
Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier, French inventor was born
Amelia Earhart becomes the first aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, from Honolulu, Hawaii to Oakland, California.
American singer and actor was born.
Jean-Francois Millet died
French Realist painter
Federico Fellini was born
Italian film director known for his distinct style
Christian Dior is born
French fashion designer
David Wark Griffith, American film director was born.
Amedeo Modigliani died.
Italian painter and sculptor
Winston Churchill died
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Philip Johnson died
Liberation of the German concentration camp Auschwitz.
The Yalta War Conference was held between February 4th and February 11th 1945.
Arthur Miller dies
American playwright, essayist, and a major figure in the twentieth-century American theater
Keith Haring dies
Alessandro Volta was born
the Italian inventor of the electric battery
Fra Angelico, Italian painter, dies
Oskar Kokoschka dies
Austrian artist best known for his expressionists portraits and landscapes
Sir John Tennie, was born
English graphic humorist, political cartoonist and famous for the illustrations of Alice in Wonderland
Sandro Botticelli is born, Italian painter
Berthe Morisot dies
French Impressionist Painter
Comic genius Charlie Chaplin is knighted.
Italian painter, sculptor, architect and poet was born
Michelangelo Buonarroti was born
Anselm Kiefer was born
Sir Alexander Fleming dies
The man who first discovered the life-saving drug penicillin
The Mikado a light opera by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, had its first public performance in London.
Walter Crane dies
English artist and book illustrator
Marc Chagall, the Russian-French painter, illustrator and graphic artist of Jewish origin, dies
Hans Christian Andersen was born
Danish author, best known for his fairy tales
Emile Zola was born
Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino known as Raphael, died
Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance
Gaspard-Félix Tournachon known by the pseudonym Nadar was born
Eadweard J. Muybridge was born
English photographer and inventor
Franklin D. Roosevelt dies
the 32nd President of the United States
Josephine Baker dies
American-born French dancer, singer and actress
Romain de Tirtoff dies
Russian-born French artist and designer known by the pseudonym Erté, from the French pronunciation of his initials
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th U.S. President, was assassinated.
Odilon Redon was born
French symbolist painter
J.M.W Turner was born
British romantic landscape painter
Benito Mussolini, dictator of Italy until his downfall in 1943, has been killed by partisans along with his mistress, Clara Petacci, and some close.
Alfred Hitchcock dies
famous English film director and producer
WWII: Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun commit suicide
George Inness, American painter was born
Alessandro Allori, Italian painter was born
Rudolph Valentino, was born
Italian-American film actor and sex symbol of the 1920s
Orson Welles was born
American actor, writer and director
Winston Churchill announced the end of the war.
Sir James Matthew Barriewas born
1st Baronet, Scottish novelist who created Peter Pan
Kazimir Malevich dies
Russian painter and art theoretician
Hans Makart was born
Austrian painter most well known for his influence on Gustav Klimt
Peter Paul Rubens dies
Flemish Baroque painter
Charles Dickens dies
English writer and social critic
Egon Schiele was born
One of the major figurative painters of the early 20th century
Paul Klee dies
Swiss-German artist whose style was influenced by movements that included Expressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism
Louis Pasteur successfully tests his vaccine against rabies. The patient is Joseph Meister, a boy who was bitten by a rabid dog.
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio dies
Giorgio Morandi was born
Italian still life painter and printmaker
Alphonse Mucha was born
Czech painter and graphic artist
Vincent van Gogh dies
Dutch Post-Impressionist painter
Neil Armstrong, the first man to step foot on the Moon, is born.
The United States of America dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in Japan.
The United States of America dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki in Japan.
Mary Fedden was born
Agatha Christie was born
English crime novelist, short story writer, and playwright
Sir Thomas Sean Connery was born
Scottish actor and producer
Mother Teresa MC was born
Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun, missionary and Saint
Man Ray was born
American-French modernist painter and photographer
Le Corbusier dies
Swiss-born French architect and city planner
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres was born
French Neoclassical painter
Ingrid Bergman was born
Swedish actress who won three Academy Awards
Albert Einstein publishes a paper in which he explains the equivalence of matter and energy (E=mc2).
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Britain’s first Woman doctor, gets a qualification.
The American actor James Dean dies in car crash
Yosemite becomes a national park.
Julius Henry Marx, known as Groucho Marx was born
American comedian, film and television star
Dorothea Lange dies
American documentary photographer and photojournalist
Arthur Miller is born
American playwright and essayist
Katsushika Hokusai is born
Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period
Guido Reni, Italian painter and engraver was born
First flight of the Hawker Hurricane.
Steve McQueen, American actor called “The King of Cool”, died.
Senator John F Kennedy has won the election to become the youngest elected president of the United States.
Charles de Gaulle dies
Wartime hero and former president of France
Sir Jacob Epstein was born
Auguste René Rodin was born
Considered as one of the most remarkable sculptors of his time
Claude Monet was born
French painter and master of Impressionism
General Franco, Spanish dictator, dies.
El Lissitzky was born
Russian painter, typographer, architect and designer
Roald Dahl diee
British author and scriptwriter, famous for novels such as “The BFG” or “Matilda”
William-Adolphe Bouguereau, French painter was born
Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel was born
Paolo Uccello dies
Italian painter and mathematician.
The one millionth Ford car is produced.
Mark Tobey was born
American abstract painter,
Frank Sinatra was born
American singer and actor
Johannes Vermeer, Dutch painter, dies
Jane Austen is born
Édith Piaf was born
French singer and icon also known as “The Little Sparrow”
Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian writer, dies
Jean-Michel Basquiat was born
American artist and one of the most significant painters of the 20th century
Heinrich Schliemann, archeologist who uncovered the city of Troy, dies.
Westminster Abbey is consecrated.
The English writer Rudyard Kipling was born.
He is best known for his novels The Jungle Book, The Second Jungle Book