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17 gennaio 1899 (121 Anni)
Nascita di Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone, il gangster americano divenuto celebre durante il Proibizionismo.
17 gennaio 1920 (100 Anni)
Prohibition on alcohol comes into effect in the US.
17 gennaio 1933 (87 Anni)
Louis Comfort Tiffany, American Art Nouveau Stained Glass Artist, died.
17 gennaio 1943 (77 Anni)
Jane Avril, French model and dancer, died.
17 gennaio 1944 (76 Anni)
Seconda Guerra Mondiale - Inizio della battaglia di Monte Cassino che terminerà il 18 maggio 1944.
18 gennaio 1841 (179 Anni)
Emmanuel Chabrier, French Romantic composer and pianist, most famous for two of his orchestral works, España and Joyeuse marche, is born.
18 gennaio 1892 (128 Anni)
Oliver Norvell "Babe" Hardy, American comic actor famous as one-half of Laurel and Hardy, was borne.
18 gennaio 1904 (116 Anni)
Nascita dell'attore Cary Grant.
18 gennaio 1919 (101 Anni)
Fondazione della Bentley Motors Limited.
18 gennaio 1936 (84 Anni)
Rudyard Kipling, English short-story writer, poet and novelist, dies.
18 gennaio 1943 (77 Anni)
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: The first uprising of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto.
18 gennaio 1993 (27 Anni)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is officially observed for the first time in all 50 United States of America.
19 gennaio 1766 (254 Anni)
Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni, Italian French painter and architect, dies.
19 gennaio 1839 (181 Anni)
Nascita del post-impressionista francese Paul Cezanne.
19 gennaio 1889 (131 Anni)
Nascita dell'artista Sophie Taeuber-Arp.
19 gennaio 1893 (127 Anni)
Henrik Ibsen's play The Master Builder receives its premiere performance in Berlin.
19 gennaio 1915 (105 Anni)
World War I: German zeppelins bomb the towns of Great Yarmouth and King's Lynn in the United Kingdom killing more than 20, in the first major aerial bombardment of a civilian target.
19 gennaio 1917 (103 Anni)
73 people are killed and 400 injured in the Silvertown explosion, a munitions plant in London.
19 gennaio 1943 (77 Anni)
Janis Lyn Joplin, influential American singer of the 1960s, was born.
19 gennaio 1966 (54 Anni)
Indira Gandhi, daughter of India's first prime minister, becomes the country's next leader.
19 gennaio 1978 (42 Anni)
The last Volkswagen Beetle made in Germany leaves VW's plant in Emden. Beetle production in Latin America continues until 2003.
19 gennaio 2016 (4 Anni)
Chinese New Year 2016. Year of the Monkey
20 gennaio 1265 (755 Anni)
In Westminster, the first English parliament conducts its first meeting held by Simon de Montfort in the Palace of Westminster, now also known colloquially as the "Houses of Parliament".
20 gennaio 1716 (304 Anni)
Charles III, King of Spain and the Spanish Indies from 1759 to 1788, was born.
20 gennaio 1779 (241 Anni)
Morte di David Garrick, attore, drammaturgo e produttore teatrale inglese.
20 gennaio 1875 (145 Anni)
Jean-Francois Millet, the pioneering French Realist painter, died.
20 gennaio 1885 (135 Anni)
The patent for the first Commercial rollercoaster in Coney Island, NY is registered by L.A. Thompson.
20 gennaio 1920 (100 Anni)
Federico Fellini, Italian film director known for his distinct style, was born.
20 gennaio 1930 (90 Anni)
Buzz Aldrin, member of Apollo 11 spaceflight, was born.
20 gennaio 1936 (84 Anni)
Edward VIII becomes King of the United Kingdom after the death of George V.

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