2nd May 1519
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci, more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, the Italian polymath, died in Clos Lucé, Amboise, France. 500 years.
4th May 1979
Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female Prime Minister in the United Kingdom. 40 years
4th May 1929
Audrey Hepburn was born. 90 years
5 mai 1914
Naissance de Tyrone Power, acteur, chanteur et producteur américain. 105 ans.
6th May 1889
The Eiffel Tower was completed. 130 years
7 ma 1919
Naissance de María Eva Duarte de Perón,Seconde épouse du Président argentin Juan Perón et première dame d’Argentine. 100 ans.
9th May 1994
Nelson Mandela was chosen to become the first black President of South Africa. 25 years
10th May 1849
Katsushika Hokusai died. 170 years
10 mai 1899
Naissance de Fred Astaire, danseur, chanteur, acteur et chorégraphe américain. 120 ans.
16th May 1919
Liberace was born. 100 years
16 mai 1929
Première cérémonie des Academy Awards, présentée par l’Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, qui récompensa les meilleurs films de 1927 et 1928. 90 ans.
16th May 1949
The painter William Nicholson, died. 70 years
21st May 1844
Henri Rousseau was born. 175 years
23rd May 1934
Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were shot dead by police. 85 years
24th May 1819
Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Empress of India, was born. 200 years.
30th May 1859
Big Ben rung for the first time in London. 160 years
30th May 1879
Vanessa Bell was born. 140 years
31st May 1549
Tintoretto died. 425 years
31 mai 1819
Naissance de Walter ‘Walt’ Whitman, poète, écrivain et journaliste américain. 200 ans.
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