13th May 1943
WWII The Tunisian Campaign (also known as the Battle of Tunisia) ended. 75 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
The British comic actor and filmmaker, Charlie Chaplin, was born. 135 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 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. 75 years.
16th December 1944
The Battle of the Bulge during the Second World War. 80 years.
16th February 1923
Howard Carter opened Tutankhamen's tomb in Thebes. 95 Years
16th January 1920
The League of Nations is formed and Leon Bourgeois is made President of the organisation. 100 years.
16th May 1929
The 1st Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which honored the best films of 1927 and 1928, took place. 90 years
17th February 1867
First ship passed through Suez Canal. 150 years.
17th January 1863
David Lloyd George, the Prime Minister who led Britain through WWI was born. 155 years.
17th January 1899
Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone, American gangster who attained fame during the Prohibition era, was borne. 120 years
17th January 1920
Prohibition on alcohol comes into effect in the US. 100 Years

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