20th January 1930
Buzz Aldrin, member of Apollo 11 spaceflight, was born. 90 years.
20th January 1875
Jean-Francois Millet, the pioneering French Realist painter, died. 145 years.
20th January 1920
Federico Fellini, Italian film director known for his distinct style, was born. 100 years
21st January 1905
Christian Dior, French fashion designer and inventor of the "New Look", was born. 115 years.
24th January 1920
Amedeo Modigliani, Italian painter and sculptor, died. 100 years.
24th January 1965
Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, died. 55 years.
25th January 2005
Philip Johnson, American architect, dies aged 98. 15 years.
25th January 1990
Ava Lavinia Gardner, American actress and singer, died. 30 years.
25th January 1990
Ava Lavinia Gardner, American actress and singer, died. 30 years.
27th January 1945
Liberation of the German concentration camp Auschwitz. 75 years.
2nd February 1970
Bertrand Arthur William Russell, British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer and Nobel laureate, died. 50 years.
4th February 1945
The Yalta War Conference was held between February 4th and February 11th 1945. 75 years.
6th February 1945
Jamaican singer, songwriter and muscian, Bob Marley was born. 75 years.
6th February 1895
George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr., American professional baseball player, was born. 125 years.
7th February 1940
Disney Film Pinocchio Premiered in New York at Height of WWII. 80 years.
7th February 1936
Monopoly, the classic board game, was invented. 85 years.
8th February 1820
William Tecumseh Sherman, General in the Union Army during the American Civil War, was born. 200 years.
10th February 1840
Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. 180 years.
10th February 2005
Arthur Miller, American playwright, essayist, and a major figure in the twentieth-century American theater, dies aged 89. 15 years.
10th February 1890
The Russian poet Boris Pasternak, best known for his novel Doctor Zhivago, was born. 130 years.

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