6th May 1889
The Eiffel Tower was completed. 130 years
7th February 1964
The Beatles arrived in America for the first time for their United States Tour. 55 years.
7th January 1989
Emperor Hirohito, the 124th Emperor of Japan, died. 30 years.
9th April 1969
Exclusive and only colour footage of the Concorde's maiden flights. 30 Years
9th August 1919
Ralph Albert Blakelock, romanticist American painter known primarily for his landscape paintings related to the Tonalism movement, dies aged 71. 100 years.
9th August 1974
Richard Nixon resigned from the Presidency, following Watergate Scandal. 45 years.
9th March 1934
Yuri Gagarin, the Russian Cosmonaut and Soviet Pilot, was born. 85 years.
9th May 1994
Nelson Mandela was chosen to become the first black President of South Africa. 25 years
9th November 1989
The fall of the Berlin Wall. 30 years.

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