13th August 1899
The British film director and producer, also known as the "Master of Suspense", was born. 120 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. 80 years
13th December 1944
Wassily Kandinsky, the Russian-born French artist known for his purely abstract work, died. 75 years.
13th December 1944
Wassily Kandinsky, the Russian-born French artist known for his purely abstract work, died. 80 years.
13th July 1954
Frida Kahlo, the Mexican artist known for her self-portraits, died. 70 years.
13th July 1954
Frida Kahlo, the Mexican artist known for her self-portraits, died. 65 years.
13th May 1940
Winston Churchill made his "blood, toil, tears, and sweat" speech to the House of Commons. 80 years.
13th May 1943
WWII The Tunisian Campaign (also known as the Battle of Tunisia) ended. 75 years.
14th February 1929
St. Valentine’s Day Massacre took place. 90 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
14th June 1928
Ernesto Che Guevara, Argentinian-Cuban physician, author, and guerrilla leader, was born. 90 years
14th May 1955
The Warsaw Pact, a collective defense treaty among eight communist states of Central and Eastern Europe, was signed. 65 years.
14th October 1962
The Cuban Missile Crisis begins. 55 years
14th September 1927
Angela Isadora Duncan, American dancer who performed throughout Europe, died. 90 years.
15th April 1945
Liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. 75 years.
15th July 1918
The Second Battle of the Marne, or Battle of Reims, the last major German offensive on the Western Front during WWI began. It will end the 6th Agust. 100 years.
15th March 1917
Czar Nicholas II, ruler of Russia since 1894, was forced to abdicate the throne. End of Russian Empire. 100 years
15th May 1935
Kazimir Malevich, the Russian painter and art theoretician, died. 85 years.
15th September 1914
The first trenches where dug during World War I. 110 years.
16th April 1889
Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame during the era of silent film, was born. 130 years.
16th April 1889
The British comic actor and filmmaker, Charlie Chaplin, was born. 135 years.
16th April 1917
WWI - Second Battle of the Aisne began. 100 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
16th December 1944
The Battle of the Bulge during the Second World War. 80 years.

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