10th August 1793
The Musée du Louvre was officially opened in Paris, France. 225 Years
11th November 1918
End of World War One . 100 years.
13th May 1943
WWII The Tunisian Campaign (also known as the Battle of Tunisia) ended. 75 years.
14th June 1928
Ernesto Che Guevara, Argentinian-Cuban physician, author, and guerrilla leader, was born. 90 years
15th July 1918
The Second Battle of the Marne, or Battle of Reims, the last major German offensive on the Western Front during WWI began. It will end the 6th Agust. 100 years.
16th February 1923
Howard Carter opened Tutankhamen's tomb in Thebes. 95 Years
17th January 1863
David Lloyd George, the Prime Minister who led Britain through WWI was born. 155 years.
18th July 1918
Nelson Mandela, South African lawyer and politician, 1st President of South Africa, Nobel Prize laureate, was born. 100 Years
18th May 1868
Czar Nicholas II, last Emperor of Russia, was born. 150 years.
18th September 1793
The first cornerstone of the Capitol building in the United States was laid by president George Washington. 225 Years
1st October 1968
President Dwight D. Eisenhower established the National Aeronautics and Space Administration: NASA. 50 Years
21st April 1918
Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen, widely known as the Red Baron, died. 100 years.
22nd March 1963
Please Please Me, the debut studio album by the Beatles, is released. 55 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 September 1968
The Tet Offensive, one of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War, ended. 50 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.
27th March 1968
Death of Yuri Gagarin, Russian pilot, cosmonaut and first human to journey into outer space. 50 years.
28th March 1868
Maxim Gorky, Russian and Soviet writer, founder of the socialist realism literary method and a political activist, was born. 150 years.
2nd August 1923
Warren G. Harding, 29th President of the United States, died. 95 years.
2nd February 1943
The Battle of Stalingrad , one of the bloodiest battles in history, ends. 75 years.
30th January 1948
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of the Indian independence movement in British-ruled India, was assasinated. 70 years.
30th January 1968
The Tet Offensive, one of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War, launched. 50 years.
3rd January 1883
Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, former Prime Minister of the UK and Leader of the Labour Party, was born. 135 years.
4th January 1958
Sputnik 1, the world's first satellite, falls to Earth from orbit. 60 Years

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