29th May 1917
John F. Kennedy, 35th US president, is born, in Massachusetts. 100 years.
The Summer of Love
100,000 people sporting hippie fashions of dress and behavior, converged in San Francisco's neighborhood Haight-Ashbury. 50 years
The Question (1967)
Halas and Batchelor's The Question (about Love being the reason for living) was released. 50 years
5th June 1947
In the aftermath of WWII, the Marshall Plan is drafted. 70 years.
7th June 1917
The Battle of Messines starts, an offensive conducted by the British Second Army, on the Western Front in Belgian West Flanders during WWI. 100 years.
2nd July 1937
Amelia Earhart, first lady of the skies, and navigator Frederick Noonan were reported missing near Howland Island. 80 years.
6th July 1907
Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter, was born. 110 years.
7th July 1917
British Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps was officially established. 100 years.
7th July 1937
The Second Sino-Japanese War, a conflict fought primarily between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan, started. 80 years.
8th July 1967
Vivien Leigh, English stage and film actress who won the Academy Awards for her performances as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind, died. 50 years.
14th July 1862
Gustav Klimt, Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement, was born. 155 Years
20th July 1937
Guglielmo Marconi, Italian inventor dies. 80 years.
21st July 1927
Famous Jack Dempsey vs Jack Sharkey, boxing match at Yankee Stadium. 90 years.
1st August 1927
Chinese Civil War starts, fought between forces loyal to the government of the Republic of China, and forces loyal to the Communist Party of China. 90 years.
1st August 1987
Pola Negri, Polish stage and film actress who achieved worldwide fame during the silent and golden eras of Hollywood and European film for her femme fatale roles, died. 30 years
3rd August 1962
Australia entered the Vietnam War. 55 years
7th August 1867
Emil Nolde, one of the first Expressionists and member of Die Brücke, was born. 150 years.
7th August 1942
WWII: The Guadalcanal Campaign, fought between 7 August 1942 and 9 February 1943, the first major offensive by Allied forces against the Empire of Japan, began. 75 years
9th August 1902
The coronation of Edward VII and his wife Alexandra as King and Queen of the United Kingdom and the British Empire took place at Westminster Abbey, London. 115 years.
12th August 1942
The Second Moscow Conference between the major Allies of World War II takes place. 75 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. 75 years
16th August 1977
Elvis Aaron Presley "the King of Rock and Roll" and one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, died. 40 years
17th August 1987
Rudolf Hess, prominent politician in Nazi Germany and Deputy Führer to Adolf Hitler until 1941, when he flew solo to Scotland in an attempt to negotiate peace with the UK, died. 30 years
19th August 1947
First trial of notorious female nazi criminal Isle Koch. 70 years

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