22nd August 1927
Trial and execution of Sacco and Vanzetti, Italian-Americans who were convicted of robbery and murder. 90 years.
23rd August 1942
The Battle of Stalingrad starts, major WWII battle in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad in Southern Russia. 75 years.
28th August 1987
Nicolas Roeg discusses John Huston's work. The American film director, screenwriter and actor died on this day. 30 years.
1st September 1967
Death by suicide of female nazi criminal Ilse Koch. 50 years
14th September 1927
Angela Isadora Duncan, American dancer who performed throughout Europe, died. 90 years.
28th September 1937
Mussolini gives a speech in German, after Hitler, during a Nazi parade at the Berlin Olympic Stadium. 80 years.
29th September 1997
Roy Fox Lichtenstein, American pop artist, died. 20 years
1st October 1917
War bond rally with Douglas Fairbanks, Charlie Chaplin and Mary Pickford.100 years.
4th October 1957
Sputnik, world's first satellite, is launched by the Soviet Union. 60 years.
8th October 1967
Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, former Prime Minister of the UK and Leader of the Labour Party, died. 50 years.
9th October 1967
Ernesto "Che" Guevara, theoretician and tactician of guerrilla warfare, prominent communist figure in the Cuban Revolution and guerrilla leader in South America, dies. 50 years.
14th October 1962
The Cuban Missile Crisis begins. 55 years
15th October 1917
Mata Hari, exotic dancer and courtesan found guilty of espionage, is executed in France. 100 years.
19th October 1882
Umberto Boccioni, Italian Futurist artist and sculptor, was born. 135 years.
24th October 1917
WWI - Second Battle of the Aisne ended. 100 years.
24th October 1917
The October Revolution (November in Gregorian calendar): Bolshevik Red Guards forces under the Military Revolutionary Committee began the takeover of government building. 100 years.
28th October 1962
The Cuban Missile Crisis ends. 55 years
November 1972
The Wind in the Wires by John Edwards - Buff Films won the first year of The Grierson Award trophy. 45 years.
1st November 1952
First detonation of the H-Bomb (Ivy Mike) at Enewetak Atoll. 65 years
3rd November 1957
Sputnik program: The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 2. On board is the first animal to enter orbit, a dog named Laika. 60 years
4th November 1922
Howard Carter's excavation group found steps that would led to Tutankhamun's tomb. 95 years.
7th November 1867
Marie Curie is born. French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity, first person and only woman to win a Nobel Prize twice. 150 years.
15th November 1887
Georgia O'Keeffe, American artist, is born. 130 years.
17th November 1942
WWII The Tunisian Campaign (also known as the Battle of Tunisia) began. 75 years.

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