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18 febbraio 1848 (172 Anni)
Louis Comfort Tiffany, American Art Nouveau Stained Glass Artist, was born.
18 febbraio 1967 (53 Anni)
J. Robert Oppenheimer, American theoretical physicist responsible for the research and design the atomic bomb, died.
18 febbraio 1967 (53 Anni)
J. Robert Oppenheimer, American theoretical physicist responsible for the research and design the atomic bomb, died.
19 febbraio 1473 (547 Anni)
Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish mathematician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun at the centre of the universe, was born.
19 febbraio 1717 (303 Anni)
David Garrick, English actor, playwright, theatre manager and producer, was born.
19 febbraio 1915 (105 Anni)
British and French forces launched an ill-fated naval attack on Turkish forces in the Dardanelles in northwestern Turkey.
19 febbraio 1985 (35 Anni)
The BBC TV show EastEnders broadcasts for the first time.
20 febbraio 1816 (204 Anni)
Rossini's opera buffa The Barber of Seville premièred at Teatro Argentina in Rome.
20 febbraio 1902 (118 Anni)
Ansel Adams, American scenic photographer, is born.
20 febbraio 1902 (118 Anni)
Ansel Adams, American scenic photographer, is born.
21 febbraio 1513 (507 Anni)
Pope Julius II, renowned as one of the greatest Popes, died.
21 febbraio 1836 (184 Anni)
Léo Delibes, French opera and ballet composer, was born.
21 febbraio 1916 (104 Anni)
WWI: Battle of Verdun. The longest battle in history ran until the 18th December, taking over 700,000 lives.
21 febbraio 1916 (104 Anni)
The Battle of Verdun was fought from the 21st February – 18 December, 1916, during WWI between the German and French armies, in north-eastern France.
21 febbraio 1965 (55 Anni)
Malcolm X, controversial black nationalist leader, was assassinated.
22 febbraio 1882 (138 Anni)
Arthur Eric Rowton Gill, English sculptor, typeface designer, stonecutter and printmaker, who was associated with the Arts and Crafts movement was born.
22 febbraio 1967 (53 Anni)
Vietnam War: Operation " Junction”.
22 febbraio 1980 (40 Anni)
Oskar Kokoschka, Austrian artist best known for his expressionists portraits and landscapes, dies aged 93.
22 febbraio 1987 (33 Anni)
Andy Warhol, leading figure of Pop art, dies.
23 febbrario 1792 (228 Anni)
Joshua Reynolds, English portrait painter, dies.
23 febbraio 1817 (203 Anni)
George Frederic Watts, English Victorian painter and sculptor associated with the Symbolist movement, was born.
23 febbraio 1848 (172 Anni)
John Quincy Adams, American statesman who served as the sixth President of the United States from 1825 to 1829, died.
23 febbraio 1934 (86 Anni)
Morte di Edward Elgar, importante compositore inglese.
23 febbraio 1945 (75 Anni)
The US flag is raised over Iwo Jima.
23 febbraio 1976 (44 Anni)
Laurence Stephen Lowry, English artist, most famous for his industrial paintings, dies.
24 febbraio 1743 (277 Anni)
Joseph Banks, British botanist, President of the Royal Society, was born.
24 febbraio 1786 (234 Anni)
Wilhelm Karl Grimm, the younger of the two storytelling Grimm brothers, is born.
24 febbraio 1842 (178 Anni)
Arrigo Boito, Italian author, poet, and composer, was born.
24 febbraio 1922 (98 Anni)
British Pop Artist Richard Hamilton, was born.
24 febbraio 1955 (65 Anni)
The big freeze across Britain, resulting in more than 70 roads being closed down.

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