26th September 1791 (217 Years)
Théodore Géricault, French painter and lithographer, known for The Raft of the Medusa, is born.
26th September 1874 (134 Years)
Lewis Wickes Hine, American photographer who used his camera as a tool for social reform, is born.
26th September 1888 (120 Years)
T. S. Eliot, poet, dramatist and critic, was born.
26th September 1914 (94 Years)
August Macke, German Expressionist Painter, died.
26th September 1934 (74 Years)
RMS Queen Mary was launched in Clydebank, Scotland.
27th September 1905 (103 Years)
Albert Einstein publishes a paper in which he explains the equivalence of matter and energy (E=mc2).
27th September 1917 (91 Years)
Edgar Degas, French painter, dies.
28th September 1865 (143 Years)
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Britain's first Woman doctor, gets a qualification.
28th September 1914 (94 Years)
Richard Sears, the co-founder of Sears Roebuck & Co, dies.
28th September 1937 (71 Years)
Mussolini gives a speech in German, after Hitler, during a Nazi parade at the Berlin Olympic Stadium.
28th September 1966 (42 Years)
André Breton, French writer, poet and one of the founders of the Surrealist movement, dies.
28th September 1975 (33 Years)
The Spaghetti House siege, in which nine people are taken hostage, takes place in London.
28th September 1991 (17 Years)
Miles Davis, American trumpet player, composer and band leader, died.
29th September 1518 (490 Years)
Jacopo Tintoretto, Italian painter and a notable exponent of the Renaissance school, was born.
29th September 1888 (120 Years)
Edward Lear, poet and author, died.
29th September 1913 (95 Years)
Rudolf Diesel, German inventor of the diesel engine, dies.
29th September 1973 (35 Years)
Wystan Hugh Auden, English poet, who later became an American citizen, died.
29th September 1997 (11 Years)
Roy Fox Lichtenstein, American pop artist, died.
30th September 1791 (217 Years)
The first performance of The Magic Flute, the last opera by Mozart to make its début, took place at Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden in Vienna, Austria.
30th September 1888 (120 Years)
Elizabeth "Long Liz" Stride body was found in the Whitechapel area. She was the 3rd canonical victim of Jack the Ripper.
30th September 1888 (120 Years)
Catherine Eddowes's body, the 2nd person killed in the early hours of Sunday 30 September by Jack the Ripper, was found.
30th September 1924 (84 Years)
Truman Capote, American bestselling author, most famous for Breakfast at Tiffany's, was born.
30th September 1955 (53 Years)
The American actor James Dean dies in car crash.

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