24 febbraio 2008 (13 Anni)
Fidel Castro retires as the President of Cuba after nearly fifty years.
25 febbraio 1841 (180 Anni)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French Impressionist painter, was born.
25 febbraio 1914 (107 Anni)
Sir John Tenniel, the British illustrator and political cartoonist, best know for his work for Punch and Alice in Wonderland, died.
25 febbraio 1943 (78 Anni)
George Harrison, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer, was born.
25 febbraio 1964 (57 Anni)
Muhammad Ali, il famoso pugile americano, diventa Campione del Mondo.
26 febbraio 1616 (405 Anni)
Galileo Galilei was banned by the Roman Catholic Church from teaching that the earth orbits the sun.
26 febbraio 1802 (219 Anni)
Victor Marie Hugo, French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement, was born.
26 febbraio 1935 (86 Anni)
Robert Watson-Watt carries out a demonstration near Daventry which leads directly to the development of RADAR.
26 febbraio 1939 (82 Anni)
All'ippodromo Aintree Racecourse si svolge la prima steeplechase Grand National.
27 febbraio 1902 (119 Anni)
John Steinbeck, American author, Nobel Prize laureate, was born.
27 febbraio 2015 (6 Anni)
Leonard Nimoy, American actor best known for his role as Spock of the Star Trek franchise, dies aged 83.
28 febbraio 1820 (201 Anni)
Sir John Tenniel, English graphic humorist, political cartoonist and famous for the illustrations of Alice in Wonderland, was born.
28 febbraio 1903 (118 Anni)
Vincente Minnelli, American stage and film director, famous for directing classic movie musicals as An American in Paris, was born.
28 febbraio 1916 (105 Anni)
Henry James, American-born British novelist and key figure of literary realism, died in London.
28 febbraio 1929 (92 Anni)
Nascita dell'architetto Frank Gehry.
28 febbraio 1941 (80 Anni)
Alfonso XIII, King of Spain from 1886 until 1931, and monarch from birth, as his father Alfonso XII had died the previous year, died.
28 febbraio 1975 (46 Anni)
A major tube train crash at Moorgate station, London kills 43 people.
28 febbraio 1985 (36 Anni)
The Provisional Irish Republican Army carries out a mortar attack on the Royal Ulster Constabulary police station at Newry, killing nine officers in the highest loss of life for the RUC on a single day.
28 febbraio 2013 (8 Anni)
Pope Benedict XVI resigns as the pope of the Catholic Church becoming the first pope to do so since 1415.
29 febbraio 1792 (229 Anni)
Gioachino Antonio Rossini, Italian composer who wrote The Barber of Seville, was born.
29 febbraio 1908 (113 Anni)
Balthasar Klossowski de Rola, best known as Balthus, Polish-French modern artist, was born.
1 marzo 1692 (329 Anni)
Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba are arrested for witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts.
1 marzo 1872 (149 Anni)
Yellowstone National Park is established.
1 marzo 1872 (149 Anni)
Yellowstone National Park is established.
1 marzo 1932 (89 Anni)
Son of aviator Charles A. Lindbergh is kidnapped.
1 marzo 1932 (89 Anni)
Son of aviator Charles A. Lindbergh is kidnapped.
1 marzo 1938 (83 Anni)
Gabriele D'Annunzio, Italian poet, playwright and politician, died.
2 marzo 1791 (230 Anni)
John Wesley, Anglican cleric and founder of the Methodist Church, dies.
2 marzo 1797 (224 Anni)
Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, also known as Horace Walpole, English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig politician, died.
2 marzo 1895 (126 Anni)
The French Impressionist Painter, Berthe Morisot died.

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