4th July 1934
Marie Curie, the Polish-born French physicist, died. 85 years.
4th July 1934
The dedication of the face of George Washington on the Mount Rushmore Memorial, South Dakota, USA. 85 years.
4th July 1954
The end of all food rationing in Britain following the end of World War II. 65 years.
5th July 1889
Jean Cocteau, the important French author, playwrighter, artist and director was born. 130 years.
13th July 1954
Frida Kahlo, the Mexican artist known for her self-portraits, died. 65 years.
14th July 1939
Alphonse Mucha, the Czech Art Nouveau artist and illustrator, died. 80 years.
21st July 1994
Tony Blair becomes the leader of the Labour Party. 25 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. 85 years.
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