20th October 1973
Sydney Opera House in Australia was opened by Queen Elizabeth II. 50 years.
26th October 1863
Worldwide Red Cross organized in Geneva. 160 years.
26th October 1863
Football Association formed in England, standardizing football. 160 years.
27th October 1923
Roy Lichtenstein, American pop artist, was born. 100 years.
5th November 1913
Vivien Leigh - arguably most famous for her role as Scarlet in 'Gone with the Wind' was born. 110 years.
6th November 1913
Mahatma Ghandi was arrested for leading Indian miners march in South Africa. 100 years.
7th November 1913
Albert Camus, writer and philosopher, was born. 110 years
7th November 1913
Alfred Russel Wallace, British naturalist, explorer, biologist and geographer, died. 110 years.
9th November 1938
Kristallnacht, Nazi Germany's first large-scale physical act of anti-Jewish violence, began. 85 years.
10th November 1938
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder of the Republic of Turkey, died. 85 years.
11th November 1863
Paul Signac, French painter, was born. 160 years.
22nd November 1913
Benjamin Britten, leading British composer, conductor and pianist, was born. 110 years.
22nd November 1963
C.S. Lewis, author of the Narnia Chronicles, died. 60 years.
1st December 1913
Henry Ford instituted moving assembly line. 110 years
2nd December 1923
Maria Callas, American-born Greek opera soprano, was born. 100 years.
5th December 2013
Nelson Mandela, South African lawyer and politician, 1st President of South Africa, Nobel Prize laureate, died. 10 years.
12th December 1863
Edvard Munch, Norwegian painter and print maker, was born. 160 years.
24th December 1863
William Makepeace Thackeray, writer, died. 160 years.
21st January 1924
Vladimir Lenin, leader of the Russian SFSR and premier of the Soviet Union, died. 100 years.
15th February 1764
The city of Saint Louis, Missouri in America, was founded. 260 years.

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