4th June 1913
Emily Wilding Davison, suffragette, runs in front of King Goerge V's horse during the Epsom Derby, sustaining injuries that resulted in her death four days later. 110 years.
4th June 1913
Emily Wilding Davison, suffragette, runs in front of King Goerge V's horse during the Epsom Derby, sustaining injuries that resulted in her death four days later. 105 years.
4th March 1917
Jeannette Rankin, first woman elected to hold national office in the United States: "I may be the first woman member of Congress but I won’t be the last.". 100 years.
4th March 1975
Comic genius Charlie Chaplin is knighted. 45 years.
4th May 1979
Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female Prime Minister in the United Kingdom. 40 years
5th December 2013
Nelson Mandela, South African lawyer and politician, 1st President of South Africa, Nobel Prize laureate, died. 10 years.
5th December 2013
Nelson Mandela, South African lawyer, 1st President of South Africa, Nobel Prize laureate, died. 5 Years
5th November 1979
Al Capone, gangster and co-founder/boss of the Chicago Outfit during prohibition in the US, dies. 40 years.
5th September 1914
The Battle of Marne occurs during World War I. 110 years.
6th August 1945
The United States of America dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in Japan. 75 years.
6th February 1952
George VI King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth, last Emperor of India and the first Head of the Commonwealth, died. 65 years
6th January 1919
Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States died. 100 years.
6th July 1907
Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter, was born. 110 years.
6th June 1868
Captain Robert Falcon Scott, British Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions, was born. 150 years.
6th June 1948
Louis Lumiere, French inventor, photographic pioneer and filmmaker who, along with his brother, made the first film, dies. 75 years
6th May 1889
The Eiffel Tower was completed. 130 years
6th May 1895
The Italian-American film actor and sex symbol of the 1920s, Rudolph Valentino, was born. 125 years.
6th May 1915
Orson Welles, American actor, writer and director, was born. 105 years.
6th May 1915
20-year-old pitcher Babe Ruth hits his first home run during his 18th time at bat in the major leagues. 105 years
6th November 1913
Mahatma Ghandi was arrested for leading Indian miners march in South Africa. 100 years.
7th August 1867
Emil Nolde, one of the first Expressionists and member of Die Brücke, was born. 150 years.
7th August 1942
WWII: The Guadalcanal Campaign, fought between 7 August 1942 and 9 February 1943, the first major offensive by Allied forces against the Empire of Japan, began. 75 years
7th February 1964
The Beatles arrived in America for the first time for their United States Tour. 55 years.
7th January 1955
Britain's first ever animated feature film, Animal Farm was created by the pioneering Halas & Batchelor Animation Studio. 65 years.

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