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1925 (100 years)

Bauhaus – Anniversary of the establishment of the School in Dessau

5th January 1900 (125 years)

Yves Tanguy, French surrealist painter was born

6th January 1745 (280 yeras)

Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier, French inventor was born

7th January 1955 (70 years)

Samuel John “Lamorna” Birch,
English artist died

8th Janaury 1935 (90 years)

Amelia Earhart becomes the first aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, from Honolulu, Hawaii to Oakland, California.

8th January 1935 (90 years)

Elvis Presley,

American singer and actor was born.

12nd January 1895 (130 years)

National Trust Foundation, UK

13rd January 1625 (400 years)

Jan Brueghel the Elder, Flemish painter, dies

15th January 1955 (70 years)

Raymond Georges Yves Tanguy,
French-American painter belonging to the surrealist movement died

20th January 1875 (150 years)

Jean-Francois Millet died

French Realist painter

20th January 1920 (105 years)

Federico Fellini was born

Italian film director known for his distinct style

20th January 1900 (125 years)

John Ruskin, British writer, painter, poet, restorer and art critic, dies

21st January 1905 (120 years)

Christian Dior is born

French fashion designer

22nd January 1875 (150 years)

David Wark Griffith, American film director was born.

24th January 1920 (105 years)

Amedeo Modigliani died.

Italian painter and sculptor

24th January 1965 (60 years)

Winston Churchill died

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

25th January 2005 (20 years)

Philip Johnson died

American architect

27th January 1945 (80 years)

Liberation of the German concentration camp Auschwitz.

4th February 1945 (80 years)

The Yalta War Conference was held between February 4th and February 11th 1945.

10th February 2005 (20 years)

Arthur Miller dies

American playwright, essayist, and a major figure in the twentieth-century American theater

16th February 1990 (35 years)

Keith Haring dies

American artist

18th February 1745 (280 years)

Alessandro Volta was born

the Italian inventor of the electric battery

18th February 1455 (570 years)

Fra Angelico, Italian painter, dies

22nd February 1980 (45 years)

Oskar Kokoschka dies

Austrian artist best known for his expressionists portraits and landscapes

22nd February 1875 (150 anni)

Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, French painter, dies

24th February 1500 (525 years)

Charles V of Habsburg, Holy Roman Emperor of the German Empire, is born

28th February 1820 (205 years)

Sir John Tennie, was born

English graphic humorist, political cartoonist and famous for the illustrations of Alice in Wonderland

1st March 1445 (580 years)

Sandro Botticelli is born, Italian painter

2nd March 1895 (130 years)

Berthe Morisot dies

French Impressionist Painter

4th March 1975 (50 years)

Comic genius Charlie Chaplin is knighted.

6th March 1475 (550 years)

Michelangelo Buonarroti,

Italian painter, sculptor, architect and poet was born

8th March 1945 (80 years)

Anselm Kiefer was born

German artist

11th March 1955 (70 years)

Sir Alexander Fleming dies

The man who first discovered the life-saving drug penicillin

11st March 1955 (70 years)

William Robinson Leigh
American artist and illustrator died

14th March 1885 (140 years)

The Mikado a light opera by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, had its first public performance in London.

14th March 1915 (110 years)

Walter Crane dies

English artist and book illustrator

15th March 1975 (50 years)

Aristotle Onassis, Greek shipowner, dies

16th March 1955 (70 years)

Nicolas De Staël
Russian painter naturalized French died

24th March 1905 (120 years)

Jules Gabriel Verne,
French novelist, poet, and playwright

25th March 1955 (70 years)

Huáng Bīnhóng Chinese literati painter and art historian died

28th March 1985 (40 years)

Marc Chagall, the Russian-French painter, illustrator and graphic artist of Jewish origin, dies

31st March 1685 (340 years)

Johann Sebastian Bach
German composer and musician was born

2nd April 1805 (220 years)

Hans Christian Andersen was born

Danish author, best known for his fairy tales

2nd April 1840 (185 years)

Emile Zola was born

French writer

2nd April 1725 (300 years)

Giacomo Casanova is born, Italian adventurer, writer, poet, alchemist, esotericist, diplomat, scientist, philosopher and secret agent, citizen of the Republic of Venice.

3rd April 1955 (70 years)

Karl Christian Ludwig Hofer
german painter died

6th April 1520 (505 years)

Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino known as Raphael, died

Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance

6th April 1820 (205 years)

Gaspard-Félix Tournachon known by the pseudonym Nadar was born

French photographer

9th April 1830 (195 years)

Eadweard J. Muybridge was born

English photographer and inventor

12th April 1945 (80 years)

Franklin D. Roosevelt dies

the 32nd President of the United States

12th April 1975 (50 years)

Josephine Baker dies

American-born French dancer, singer and actress

13th April 1695 (330 years)

Jean de La Fontaine
French writer and poet died

14th April 1865 (160 years)

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th U.S. President, was assassinated.

16th April 1825 (200 years)

Johann Heinrich Füssli died
Swiss painter

16th April 1925 (100 years)

John Singer Sargent, American painter, dies

21st April 1955 (70 years)

Bror Julius Olsson Nordfeldt
American painter died

21st April 1990 (35 years)

Romain de Tirtoff dies

Russian-born French artist and designer known by the pseudonym Erté, from the French pronunciation of his initials

22nd April 1840 (185 years)

Odilon Redon was born

French symbolist painter

23rd April 1775 (250 years)

J.M.W Turner was born

British romantic landscape painter

23rd April 1825 (200 years)

William Turner, English painter and engraver, dies

25th April 1595 (430 years)

Torquato Tasso,
Italian poet, writer, playwright and philosopher died

25th April 1945 (80 years)

Italy Liberation Day

28th April 1945 (80 years)

Benito Mussolini, dictator of Italy until his downfall in 1943, has been killed by partisans along with his mistress, Clara Petacci, and some close.

29th April 1980 (45 years)

Alfred Hitchcock dies

famous English film director and producer

30th April 1945 (80 years)

WWII: Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun commit suicide

1st May 1825 (200 years)

George Inness, American painter was born

3rd May 1535 (490 years)

Alessandro Allori, Italian painter was born

6th May 1895 (130 years)

Rudolph Valentino, was born

Italian-American film actor and sex symbol of the 1920s

6th May 1915 (110 years)

Orson Welles was born

American actor, writer and director

8th May 1945 (80 years)

Winston Churchill announced the end of the war.

9th May 1860 (165 years)

Sir James Matthew Barriewas born

1st Baronet, Scottish novelist who created Peter Pan

13rd May 1625 (400 years)

Carlo Maratta, Italian painter, is born

15th May 1935 (90 years)

Kazimir Malevich dies

Russian painter and art theoretician

22nd May 1885 (140 years)

Victor Hugo,
French writer, poet, playwright and politician died

23rd May 1955 (70 years)

Auguste Chabaud
French painter and sculptor died

26th May 1595 (430 years)

Filippo Romolo Neri
Italian priest and educator, beatified in 1615 and proclaimed a saint in 1622 died

28th May 1840 (185 years)

Hans Makart was born

Austrian painter most well known for his influence on Gustav Klimt

30th May 1640 (385 years)

Peter Paul Rubens dies

Flemish Baroque painter

9th June 1870 (155 years)

Charles Dickens dies

English writer and social critic

12th June 1890 (135 years)

Egon Schiele was born

One of the major figurative painters of the early 20th century

24th June 1910 (115 years)

The company Alfa Romeo is founded

29th June 1955 (70 years)

Max Pechstein
German painter and engraver died

29th June 1940 (85 years)

Paul Klee dies

Swiss-German artist whose style was influenced by movements that included Expressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism

1st July 1925 (100 years)

Erik Satie, French composer and pianist, dies

6th July 1885 (140 years)

Louis Pasteur successfully tests his vaccine against rabies. The patient is Joseph Meister, a boy who was bitten by a rabid dog.

17th July 1925 (100 years)

Lovis Corinth, German painter and printmaker, is born

18th July 1610 (415 years)

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio dies

Italian painter

20th July 1890 (135 years)

Giorgio Morandi was born

Italian still life painter and printmaker

24th July 1860 (165 years)

Alphonse Mucha was born

Czech painter and graphic artist

29th July 1890 (135 years)

Vincent van Gogh dies

Dutch Post-Impressionist painter

2nd August 1945 (80 years)

Pietro Mascagni
Italian composer died

4th August 1525 (500 years)

Andrea della Robbia, Italian sculptor and ceramist, dies

5th August 1930 (95 years)

Neil Armstrong, the first man to step foot on the Moon, is born.

6th August 1945 (80 years)

The United States of America dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in Japan.

9th August 1945 (80 years)

The United States of America dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki in Japan.

14th August 1915 (110 years)

Mary Fedden was born

British artist

17th August 1955 (70 years)

Fernand Léger
French painter died

19th August 1905 (120 years)

William Adolphe Bouguereau, French painter, died

25th August 1930 (95 years)

Sir Thomas Sean Connery was born

Scottish actor and producer

25th August 1900 (125 years)

Friedrich Nietzsche, German philosopher, philologist and essayist, dies

26th August 1910 (115 years)

Mother Teresa MC was born

Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun, missionary and Saint

27th August 1890 (135 years)

Man Ray was born

American-French modernist painter and photographer

27th August 1965 (60 years)

Le Corbusier dies

Swiss-born French architect and city planner

29th August 1780 (245 years)

Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres was born

French Neoclassical painter

29th August 1915 (110 years)

Ingrid Bergman was born

Swedish actress who won three Academy Awards

31st August 1955 (70 years)

Willi Baumeister
German painter and graphic designer died

1st September 1715 (310 years)

Louis XIV, known as the Sun King died

2nd September 1945 (80 years)

End of World War II

12nd September 1940 (85 years)

Discovery of the Lascaux Cave

15th September 1890 (135 years)

Agatha Christie was born

English crime novelist, short story writer, and playwright

23rd September 1835 (190 years)

Vincenzo Bellini
italian composer died

27th September 1905 (120 years)

Albert Einstein publishes a paper in which he explains the equivalence of matter and energy (E=mc2).

28th September 1865 (160 years)

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Britain’s first Woman doctor, gets a qualification.

1st October 1890 (135 years)

Yosemite becomes a national park.

5th October 1955 (70 years)

Nicolai Fechin
Russian-American painter died

11th October 1965 (60 years)

Dorothea Lange dies

American documentary photographer and photojournalist

13rd October 1925 (100 years)

Margaret Thatcher, British politician, Prime Minister from 1979 to 1990, is born

17th October 1915 (110 years)

Arthur Miller is born

American playwright and essayist

19th October 1745 (280 years)

Jonathan Swift
Irish writer and poet, author of Gulliver’s Travels died

25th October 1825 (200 years)

Johann Strauss, Austrian composer and conductor, is born

31th October 1760 (265 years)

Katsushika Hokusai is born

Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period

3rd November 1500 (525 years)

Benvenuto Cellini, Italian sculptor, is born

4th November 1575 (450 years)

Guido Reni, Italian painter and engraver was born

4th November 1945 (80 Years)

UNESCO is founded

5th November 1935 (90 years)

First flight of the Hawker Hurricane.

9th November 1960 (65 years)

Senator John F Kennedy has won the election to become the youngest elected president of the United States.

9th November 1970 (55 years)

Charles de Gaulle dies

Wartime hero and former president of France

10th November 1880 (145 years)

Sir Jacob Epstein was born

American-British sculptor

12th November 1840 (185 years)

Auguste René Rodin was born

Considered as one of the most remarkable sculptors of his time

14th November 1840 (185 years)

Claude Monet was born

French painter and master of Impressionism

16th November 1625 (400 years)

Sofonisba Anguissola, Italian painter, dies

19th November 1955 (70 years)

Anselmo Bucci
Italian painter, engraver, writer and designer died

20th November 1975 (50 years)

General Franco, Spanish dictator, dies.

23rd November 1890 (135 years)

El Lissitzky was born

Russian painter, typographer, architect and designer

23rd November 1990 (35 anni)

Roald Dahl diee

British author and scriptwriter, famous for novels such as “The BFG” or “Matilda”

30th November 1825 (200 years)

William-Adolphe Bouguereau, French painter was born

30th November 1900 (125 years)

Oscar Wilde, Irish writer, died

2nd December 1955 (70 years)

María Izquierdo
mexican painter died

6th December 1955 (70 years)

George Platt Lynes
American photographer died

8th December 1815 (210 years)

Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel was born

German artist

10th December 1475 (550 years)

Paolo Uccello dies

Italian painter and mathematician.

10th December 1915 (110 years)

The one millionth Ford car is produced.

11th December 1890 (135 years)

Mark Tobey was born

American abstract painter,

12th December 1915 (110 years)

Frank Sinatra was born

American singer and actor

15th December 1675 (350 years)

Johannes Vermeer, Dutch painter, dies

16th December 1775 (250 years)

Jane Austen, British writer, is born

17th December 1955 (70 years)

Dorothea Sharp
british painter died

19th December 1915 (110 years)

Édith Piaf was born

French singer and icon also known as “The Little Sparrow”

21st December 1375 (650 years)

Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian writer, dies

22nd December 1960 (65 years)

Jean-Michel Basquiat was born

American artist and one of the most significant painters of the 20th century

26th December 1890 (135 years)

Heinrich Schliemann, archeologist who uncovered the city of Troy, dies.

27th December 1950 (75 years)

Max Beckmann, German painter, dies

28th December 1065 (960 years)

Westminster Abbey is consecrated.

29th December 1925 (100 years)

Félix Vallotton, Swiss painter, dies

29th December 1825 (200 years)

Jacques-Louis David, French painter and politician, is born

30th December 1865 (160 years)

The English writer Rudyard Kipling was born.

He is best known for his novels The Jungle Book, The Second Jungle Book