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1 dicembre 1899 (116 Anni)
Eileen Agar, British painter and photographer associated with the Surrealist movement, was born.
1 dicembre 1913 (102 Anni)
Henry Ford instituted moving assembly line.
1 dicembre 1916 (99 Anni)
Charles de Foucauld, French Catholic religious and priest living among the Tuareg in the Sahara in Algeria, dies.
1 dicembre 1955 (60 Anni)
Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white person.
1 dicembre 1990 (25 Anni)
Channel Tunnel sections started from the United Kingdom and France meet 40 metres beneath the seabed.
2 dicembre 1814 (201 Anni)
The Marquis de Sade, the French aristocrat, writer and philosopher known for his perverse sexual preferences and violent erotica from which the term 'sadism' is derived, died.
2 dicembre 1859 (156 Anni)
Nascita di Georges Pierre Seurat, pittore francese post-impressionista noto per il suo uso innovativo del colore.
2 dicembre 1863 (152 Anni)
Charles Ringling, American circus owner, is born.
2 dicembre 1891 (124 Anni)
Wilhelm Heinrich Otto Dix, a German painter and printmaker, famous for his ruthless and harshly realistic depictions of Weimar society and the brutality of war, was born in Gera (south of Leipzig).
2 dicembre 1891 (124 Anni)
Otto Dix, German painter, noted for his harshly realistic depictions of Weimar society and the brutality of war, is born.
2 dicembre 1918 (97 Anni)
Edmond Rostand, French poet and playwright, died.
2 dicembre 1923 (92 Anni)
Maria Callas, Greek-American soprano and one of the most influential opera singers of the 20th century was born in New York.
2 dicembre 1946 (69 Anni)
Gianni Versace, Italian fashion designer and founder of Gianni Versace S.p.A., an international fashion house, is born.
2 dicembre 1950 (65 Anni)
I, Robot, a collection of nine science fiction short stories by Isaac Asimov, was published for the first time.
3 dicembre 1368 (647 Anni)
Charles VI of France was born.
3 dicembre 1818 (197 Anni)
Illinois becomes the 21st U.S. state.
3 dicembre 1919 (96 Anni)
Morte di Pierre-Auguste Renoir, conosciuto in tutto il mondo come leader dell'Impressionismo.
3 dicembre 1956 (59 Anni)
Alexander Rodchenko, Russian artist, one of the founders of constructivism, dies.
4 dicembre 1892 (123 Anni)
Generalissimo Francisco Franco Bahamonde, Spanish dictator who ruled over Spain from 1939 until his death in 1975, was born.
4 dicembre 1914 (101 Anni)
Nascita di Rudolf Hausner, pittore, disegnatore e scultore austriaco descritto come il primo pittore psicoanalitico.
5 dicembre 1443 (572 Anni)
Pope Julius II, "The Warrior Pope", great patron for the arts (he commissioned the rebuilding of St. Peter's Basilica andMichelangelo's decoration of the Sistine Chapel) was born.
5 dicembre 1766 (249 Anni)
In London, James Christie held his first sale.
5 dicembre 1791 (224 Anni)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian pianist and composer, died.
5 dicembre 1830 (185 Anni)
Christina Rossetti, one of the best-loved English poets, was born.
5 dicembre 1839 (176 Anni)
George Armstrong Custer, the American cavalry officer killed at the Battle of Little Big Horn, also known as Custer's Last Stand, was born.
5 dicembre 1926 (89 Anni)
Claude Monet, French painter and one of the founders of the Impressionism movement, dies.
5 dicembre 1986 (29 Anni)
Durham Cathedral is inscribed on the World Heritage List by UNESCO.
5 dicembre 2013 (2 Anni)
Nelson Mandela, South African lawyer, 1st President of South Africa, Nobel Prize laureate, died.
5 dicembre 2013 (2 Anni)
Nelson Mandela, South African lawyer and politician, 1st President of South Africa, Nobel Prize laureate, died.
6 dicembre 1768 (247 Anni)
The first edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica is published.

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