10th April 1954
Auguste Lumiere, the French cinema pioneer who developed a film projector and camera with his brother Louis, died. 65 years.
10th April 1954
Auguste Lumiere, the French cinema pioneer who developed a film projector and camera with his brother Louis, died. 70 years.
10th August 1793
The Musée du Louvre was officially opened in Paris, France. 225 Years
10th January 1952
SS Flying Enterprise, a 6,711 ton Type C1-B ship, was built in 1944 as SS Cape Kumukaki for the US Maritime Commission for use in World War II, sank. 65 years.
10th May 1940
World War II: Winston Churchill is appointed Prime Minister. 80 years.
11th February 1975
Margaret Thatcher elected leader of the Conservative Party. 45 years.
11th February 1990
Revolutionary and politician, Nelson Mandela freed. 30 years.
11th July 1914
Babe Ruth played his first Major League Baseball game for the Boston Red Sox. 110 years.
11th November 1918
End of World War One . 100 years.
12th April 1945
Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States, died. 75 years.
12th April 1975
American-born French dancer, singer and actress, Josephine Baker died. 45 years.
12th June 1964
The conviction and sentencing of the revolutionary, Nelson Mandela. 55 years.
12th June 1964
The conviction and sentencing of the revolutionary, Nelson Mandela. 60 years.
12th March 1967
Achmed Sukarno the Indonesian leader of independence was stripped of his title. 50 years
12th November 1954
The closure of Ellis Island, the main immigration station in New York Harbour. It opened in 1892. 70 years.
12th November 1954
The closure of Ellis Island, the main immigration station in New York Harbour. It opened in 1892. 65 years.
13th April 1970
Launch of Apollo 13 from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. 50 years.
13th August 1899
The British film director and producer, also known as the "Master of Suspense", was born. 120 Years.
13th August 1937
The Battle of Shanghai, the 1st and bloodiest battle fought between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan during the Second Sino-Japanese War, began. 80 years
13th December 1944
Wassily Kandinsky, the Russian-born French artist known for his purely abstract work, died. 75 years.
13th December 1944
Wassily Kandinsky, the Russian-born French artist known for his purely abstract work, died. 80 years.
13th July 1954
Frida Kahlo, the Mexican artist known for her self-portraits, died. 70 years.
13th July 1954
Frida Kahlo, the Mexican artist known for her self-portraits, died. 65 years.
13th May 1940
Winston Churchill made his "blood, toil, tears, and sweat" speech to the House of Commons. 80 years.

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