3rd June 1924
Franz Kafka, the Czech-born Austrian Modernist author, died. 95 years.
5th June 2004
Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, died. 15 years.
6th June 1944
The D-Day landings, in Normandy, France during World War II. 75 years.
10 Juin 1819
Gustave Courbet, French painter who led the Realism movement in 19th-century French painting, died. 200 years.
12th June 1964
The conviction and sentencing of the revolutionary, Nelson Mandela. 55 years.
19th June 1964
The Civil Rights Act was approved in the United States. 55 years
22 juin 1969
Mort de Judy Garland, chanteuse et actrice américaine, reconnue pour sa voix de contralto. 50 ans.
23rd June 1939
Mark Gertler, British painter of figure subjects, portraits and still-life, commits suicide at age 47. 80 years.
25th June 2009
Michael Jackson, American singer, songwriter, and dancer, dies aged 50. 10 years.
25 juin 2009
Mort de l’actrice américaine Farrah Fawcett. 10 ans.
28th June 1919
The Treaty of Versailles is signed, bringing about the end of hostilities between Germany and the Allied Powers, thereby ending World War I. 100 years.
1st July 2004
Marlon Brando, American actor, dies aged 80. 15 years.
4th July 1934
Marie Curie, the Polish-born French physicist, died. 85 years.
4th July 1954
The end of all food rationing in Britain following the end of World War II. 65 years.
4th July 1934
The dedication of the face of George Washington on the Mount Rushmore Memorial, South Dakota, USA. 85 years.
5th July 1969
Walter Gropius, German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School, dies aged 86. 50 years.
5th July 1889
Jean Cocteau, the important French author, playwrighter, artist and director was born. 130 years.
8th July 1884
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) was founded in London. 135 years.
11th July 1989
Laurence Olivier, English actor and director, dies aged 82. 30 years.
13th July 1954
Frida Kahlo, the Mexican artist known for her self-portraits, died. 65 years.

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