1st July 1945
Debbie Harry, American singer songwriter who was lead singer of the the new wave band Blondie, is born. 75 years.
7th July 1985
The German tennis player Boris Becker becomes the youngest player ever to win Wimbledon at the age of 17. 35 years.
18th July 1610
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, the Italian painter, dies aged 38. 410 years.
20th July 2010
Lucian Freud, German-born English artist, died. 10 years.
29th July 1890
Vincent van Gogh, famous Dutch Post-Impressionist painter, died. 130 years.
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