19th July 1863 (145 Years)
Hermann Bahr, Austrain writer, playwrighter and director, was born.
20th July 1890 (118 Years)
Giorgio Morandi, Italian still life painter and printmaker, is born.
20th July 1923 (85 Years)
Pancho Villa, a mexican revolutionary, assasinated.
20th July 1937 (71 Years)
Guglielmo Marconi, Italian inventor and electrical engineer known for his work in radio technology, dies.
20th July 1938 (70 Years)
Natalie Wood, American actress best known for her roles in Miracle on 34th Street and West Side Story, was born.
20th July 1969 (39 Years)
The American Apollo 11 was the first space-flight that landed humans (Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin) on the moon.
20th July 1969 (39 Years)
Apollo 11 lands the first two people - Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin - on the moon.
20th July 1973 (35 Years)
Lee Jun-fan, known professionally as Bruce Lee, martial artist, actor, filmmaker, and founder of the martial art Jeet Kune Do. died.
21st July 1613 (395 Years)
Coronation of Michael, Tsar of Russia, the founder of the Romanov dynasty.
21st July 1816 (192 Years)
Paul Reuter, German-born British entrepreneur, and the founder of the Reuters news agenc, is born.
21st July 1899 (109 Years)
Ernest Hemingway, American journalist, novelist, and short-story writer, was born.
21st July 1934 (74 Years)
John Dillinger, the American bank robber and Public Enemy No.1, is shot to death by police outside Biograph Theater in Chicago.
21st July 1948 (60 Years)
Arshile Gorky, Armenian-American painter and illustrator, died.
21st July 1994 (14 Years)
Tony Blair becomes the leader of the Labour Party.
21st July 1998 (10 Years)
Alan Bartlett "Al" Shepard, American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, flag officer, and the first American to travel into space, died.
22nd July 1713 (295 Years)
Jacque-Germain Soufflot, a French architect, is born.
22nd July 1988 (20 Years)
Luigi Lucioni, Italian landscape painter, dies.
23rd July 1863 (145 Years)
Alexandra Park opens in North London.
23rd July 1966 (42 Years)
Edward Montgomery "Monty" Clift, American film and stage actor, died.
24th July 1567 (441 Years)
Mary, Queen of Scots, is forced to abdicate and replaced by her 1-year-old son James VI.
24th July 1860 (148 Years)
Alphonse Mucha, Czech painter and graphic artist, was born.
24th July 1897 (111 Years)
Amelia Mary Earhart, American aviation pioneer and author, was born.
25th July 1593 (415 Years)
"Paris is well worth a Mass". Henry IV of France publicly converts from Protestantism to Roman Catholicism.
25th July 1834 (174 Years)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet, literary critic, philosopher and theologian, dies.
25th July 1944 (64 Years)
The Battle of Normandy fought during World War II.
25th July 1969 (39 Years)
Otto Dix, German painter and printmaker, died aged 77.
25th July 1986 (22 Years)
Vincente Minnelli, American stage and film director, famous for directing classic movie musicals as An American in Paris, died.
26th July 1791 (217 Years)
Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Austrian pianist, composer, and conductor, son of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, is born.
26th July 1893 (115 Years)
George Grosz, German painter and illustrator, was born.
26th July 1928 (80 Years)
Stanley Kubrick, American director, producer, screenwriter, and cinematographer was born.

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