4th July 1934
The dedication of the face of George Washington on the Mount Rushmore Memorial, South Dakota, USA. 90 years.
4th July 1934
Marie Curie, the Polish-born French physicist, died. 90 years.
4th July 1954
The end of all food rationing in Britain following the end of World War II. 70 years.
5th July 1889
Jean Cocteau, the important French author, playwrighter, artist and director was born. 135 years.
11th July 1914
Babe Ruth played his first Major League Baseball game for the Boston Red Sox. 110 years.
13th July 1954
Frida Kahlo, the Mexican artist known for her self-portraits, died. 70 years.
14th July 1939
Alphonse Mucha, the Czech Art Nouveau artist and illustrator, died. 85 years.
19th July 1814
Samuel Colt, the American inventor and firearms manufacturer, was born. 210 years.
21st July 1934
John Dillinger, the American bank robber and Public Enemy No.1, is shot to death by police outside Biograph Theater in Chicago. 90 years.
28th July 1914
The start of World War I. 110 years.
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