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11 febbraio 1963 (57 Anni)
Suicide of Sylvia Plath, poet and novelist.
11 febbraio 1975 (45 Anni)
Margaret Thatcher elected leader of the Conservative Party.
11 febbraio 1978 (42 Anni)
Censorship: China lifts a ban on works by Aristotle, William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens.
11 febbraio 1990 (30 Anni)
Revolutionary and politician, Nelson Mandela freed.
12 febbraio 1816 (204 Anni)
The Teatro di San Carlo, an opera house in Naples, was destroyed by fire.
12 febbraio 1942 (78 Anni)
Grant Wood, American artist, dies.
12 febbraio 1942 (78 Anni)
Grant Wood, American artist, dies.
13 febbraio 1891 (129 Anni)
Grant Wood, American painter best known for 'American Gothic', was born.
13 febbraio 1941 (79 Anni)
Sigmar Polke, German painter and photographer, was born.
13 febbraio 1945 (75 Anni)
Thousands of bombs destroy the German city Dresden, WW2.
13 febbraio 1958 (62 Anni)
Christabel Pankhurst, English activist, co-founded the Women's Social and Political Union, died.
14 febbraio 1537 (483 Anni)
England's King Henry VII officially declared February 14th the holiday of St. Valentine's Day.
14 febbraio 1861 (159 Anni)
Richard Cadbury created the very first heart shaped box of chocolates.
14 febbraio 1891 (129 Anni)
William Tecumseh Sherman, American Civil War General, died in New York City.
14 febbraio 1912 (108 Anni)
LZ-11 Viktoria Luise zeppelin takes its first flight.
14 febbraio 1912 (108 Anni)
First flight of Zeppelin LZ-11 Viktoria Luise with Ferdinand von Zeppelin present.
14 febbraio 1929 (91 Anni)
Strage di San Valentino. 90 anni
14 febbraio 1975 (45 Anni)
Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, English author and one of the most widely read humorists of the 20th century, died.
15 febbraio 1764 (256 Anni)
The city of Saint Louis, Missouri in America, was founded.
15 febbraio 1867 (153 Anni)
The Blue Danube, composed by Johann Strauss II, is first performed at a concert of the Wiener Männergesangsverein.
16 febbraio 1843 (177 Anni)
Henry M. Leland, American machinist, inventor, engineer, automotive entrepreneur and founded of Cadillac and Lincoln, was born.
16 febbraio 1923 (97 Anni)
Pharaoh Tutankhamen's tomb discovered in Egypt by Howard Carter.
16 febbraio 1923 (97 Anni)
Howard Carter opened Tutankhamen's tomb in Thebes.
16 febbraio 1937 (83 Anni)
US Patent #2,071,250 is granted to Dr. Wallace Hume Carothers, inventor of nylon, via DuPont, Inc.
16 febbraio 1990 (30 Anni)
Keith Haring, American artist, dies aged 31.
17 febbraio 1867 (153 Anni)
First ship passed through Suez Canal.
17 febbraio 1867 (153 Anni)
First ship passed through Suez Canal.
18 febbraio 1516 (504 Anni)
Mary Tudor, Queen of England and child of Henry VIII, is born.
18 febbraio 1564 (456 Anni)
Morte di Michelangelo Buonarroti.
18 febbraio 1745 (275 Anni)
Alessandro Volta, the Italian inventor of the electric battery, was born.

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