10th November 1880
Sir Jacob Epstein, American-British sculptor, was born. 140 years.
14th November 1840
Claude Monet, French painter and master of Impressionism, was born. 180 years.
23rd November 1990
Roald Dahl, British author and scriptwriter, famous for novels such as "The BFG" or "Matilda", died. 30 years.
1st December 1955
Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white person. 65 years.
2nd December 1950
I, Robot, a collection of nine science fiction short stories by Isaac Asimov, was published for the first time. 50 years
5th December 1830
Christina Rossetti, one of the best-loved English poets, was born. 190 years.
11th December 1890
Mark Tobey, American abstract painter, was born. 130 years.
22nd December 1960
Jean-Michel Basquiat, American artist and one of the most significant painters of the 20th century, was born. 60 years.

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