1st March 1932
Son of aviator Charles A. Lindbergh is kidnapped. 85 years.
4th March 1917
Jeannette Rankin, first woman elected to hold national office in the United States: "I may be the first woman member of Congress but I won’t be the last.". 100 years.
4th March 1922
Release of Nosferatu, a German Expressionist horror film, directed by F. W. Murnau, starring Max Schreck as the vampire Count Orlok. 95 years.
8th March 1917
Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin, German general and later aircraft manufacturer, who founded the Zeppelin airship company, died. 100 years.
8th March 1917
Beginning of the Russian Revolution. 100 years.
12th March 1967
Achmed Sukarno the Indonesian leader of independence was stripped of his title. 50 years
15th March 1917
Czar Nicholas II, ruler of Russia since 1894, was forced to abdicate the throne. End of Russian Empire. 100 years
2nd April 1982
Beginning of Falklands War: Argentine forces invade Malvinas Islands, entering capital Port Stanley. 35 years
6th April 1917
The US enters WWI. 100 years.
10th April 1877
Launch of the first human cannonball. 140 years.
10th April 1912
The Titanic sets sail. 105 years.
16th April 1917
WWI - Second Battle of the Aisne began. 100 years.
15th April 1452
Leonardo da Vinci, Italian painter and inventor, is born. 565 years.
17th April 1917
The Second Battle of Gaza was fought between 17 to 19 April 1917, following the defeat of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force at the First Battle of Gaza in March. 100 years.
2nd May 1892
Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen, widely known as the Red Baron, was born. 125 years.
6th May 1937
The Hindenburg disaster occurs as a the German passenger airship caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock with its mooring mast at Naval Air Station Lakehurst. 80 years.
12th May 1937
Coronation of George VI and Queen Elizabeth as King and Queen of the UK and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth and as Emperor and Empress of India, at Westminster Abbey, London. 80 years.
18th May 1927
15,000,000th Ford Model T comes off the assembly line. 90 years.
20th May 1927
The famous aviator Charles A. Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St. Louis near Paris, completing the first solo airplane flight across the Atlantic Ocean. 90 years.
21st May 1932
Amelia Earhart completes first female solo transatlantic flight. 75 years.
22nd May 1907
Sir Laurence Olivier, actor, was born. 110 years.
26th May 1867
Mary of Teck, Queen of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Empress of India as the wife of King-Emperor George V, was born. 150 years.
26th May 1867
Mary of Teck, Queen of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Empress of India as the wife of King-Emperor George V, was born. 150 years.
27th May 1877
Angela Isadora Duncan, American dancer who performed throughout Europe, was born. 140 years.

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