Wilhelm Heinrich Otto Dix, a German painter and printmaker, famous for his ruthless and harshly realistic depictions of Weimar society and the brutality of war, was born in Gera (south of Leipzig). 125 years.
Bobo, a western lowland gorilla, is born in French Equatorial Africa. Bobo was adopted by the Lowman family and became a media attraction when word got out that the Lowmans were raising Bobo as if he were a human. 65 years.