21st January 1924
Vladimir Lenin, leader of the Russian SFSR and premier of the Soviet Union, died. 95 years.
21st July 1613
Coronation of Michael, Tsar of Russia, the founder of the Romanov dynasty. 410 years.
21st May 1932
Amelia Earhart completes first female solo transatlantic flight. 75 years.
22 February 1967
Vietnam War: Operation " Junction”. 50 years
22nd August 1939
The Molotov-Ribbentrop is signed. The pact between Germany and Russia, reported as a non-aggression treaty but was actually an agreement to split Poland between them. 80 years.
22nd February 1980
Oskar Kokoschka, Austrian artist best known for his expressionists portraits and landscapes, dies aged 93. 40 years.
22nd March 1963
Please Please Me, the debut studio album by the Beatles, is released. 55 years.
22nd May 1907
Sir Laurence Olivier, actor, was born. 110 years.
22nd November 1963
JFK, 35th President of the US, was fatally shot in Dallas' Dealey Plaza, at 12:30 p.m. Central Standard Time. 55 years.
23rd February 1945
The US flag is raised over Iwo Jima. 75 years.
23rd September 1968
The Tet Offensive, one of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War, ended. 50 years.
24th January 1965
Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, died. 55 years.
24th March 1953
Mary of Teck, Queen of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Empress of India as the wife of King-Emperor George V, died. 65 years.
24th November 1864
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, the French artist, was born. 155 years.
24th November 1864
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, the French artist, was born. 160 years.
24th November 1929
Georges Benjamin Clemenceau, Prime Minister of France during WWI, died. 95 years.
24th November 1929
Georges Benjamin Clemenceau, Prime Minister of France during WWI, died. 90 years.
24th October 1917
WWI - Second Battle of the Aisne ended. 100 years.
24th October 1917
The October Revolution (November in Gregorian calendar): Bolshevik Red Guards forces under the Military Revolutionary Committee began the takeover of government building. 100 years.
25th December 1889
Humphrey Bogart, American film and stage actor, was born. 120 years.
25th December 1977
Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame during the era of silent film, died. 40 years.
25th January 1947
Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone, American gangster who attained fame during the Prohibition era, died. 70 years
25th January 2005
Philip Johnson, American architect, dies aged 98. 15 years.
25th June 1950
The Korean War begins. 70 years.

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