15th November 1969
Over 250,000 people joined in a demonstration in Washington to protest against the Vietnam War. 50 years.
29th November 1924
Giacomo Puccini, the Italian composer famous for operas like Madame Butterfly and La Boheme, died. 95 years.
24th November 1864
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, the French artist, was born. 155 years.
24 novembre 1929
Mort de George Benjamin Clemenceau, Premier Ministre français durant la Première Guerre Mondiale. 90 ans.
26th November 1939
Turner Turner, American born swiss songwriter and singer, was born. 80 years.
30th November 1874
Winston Churchill, British Politician, army officer and writer leading the country during WW2 and again from 1951-55, was born. 145 years.
30th November 1934
The Flying Scotsman becomes the first train to reach 100mph. 85 years.
1st December 1899
Eileen Agar, British painter and photographer associated with the Surrealist movement, was born. 120 years.
2nd December 1859
Georges Pierre Seurat, the French post-Impressionist painter noted for innovative usage of color and drawing media, was born. 160 years.
3rd December 1919
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, known worldwide as a leading painter in the impressionist style, died. 100 years.
4th December 1914
Rudolf Hausner, an Austrian painter, draughtsman, print maker and sculptor, was born. Hausner has been described as the first psychoanalytical painter. 105 years.
5th December 1839
George Armstrong Custer, the American cavalry officer killed at the Battle of Little Big Horn, also known as Custer's Last Stand, was born. 180 years.
8th December 1864
Camille Claudel, the French sculptor, was born. 155 years.
9th December 1899
Jean de Brunhoff, writer and illustrator of the BarBar series, was born. 120 years.
13th December 1944
Wassily Kandinsky, the Russian-born French artist known for his purely abstract work, died. 75 years.
14 décembre 1959
Mort de Sir Stanley Spencer CBE RA, l’un des peintres britanniques les plus renommés du XXème siècle.
15th December 1939
"Gone with the Wind" Premières in Atlanta, Georgia. 80 years
16 décembre 1899
Naissance de Sir Noël Peirce Coward, dramaturge, compositeur, réalisateur, acteur et chanteur anglais. 120 ans.
16th December 1944
The Battle of the Bulge during the Second World War. 75 years.
17th December 1904
Paul Cadmus, American painter and photographer, was born. 115 years.

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