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21st January 1954 (65 Years)
The USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear-powered submarine, was launched. 65 years.
21st January 1976 (43 Years)
Concorde's first commercial flights from London Heathrow to Bahrain and from Paris to Rio. 40 years.
22nd January 1891 (128 Years)
Antonio Gramsci, Italian writer and politician and founder of the Italian Communist Party, is born. 125 years.
22nd January 1901 (118 Years)
Queen Victoria, the longest reigning British monarch in UK history, dies. 115 years.
22nd January 1946 (73 Years)
Creation of the Central Intelligence Group, forerunner of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). 70 years.
23rd January 1349 (670 Years)
Zhu Yuanzhang ascends the throne of China as the Hongwu Emperor, initiating Ming dynasty rule over China that would last for three centuries. 650 years.
23rd January 1866 (153 Years)
Thomas Love Peacock, English novelist, famous for 'Nightmare Abbey', dies. 150 years.
23rd January 1889 (130 Years)
Alexandre Cabanel died.130 years
23rd January 1928 (91 Years)
Jeanne Moreau, French actress, singer, director, and screenwriter, was born. 90 years.
23rd January 1944 (75 Years)
Edvard Munch, a Norwegian painter and printmaker, died. 75 years.
23rd January 1947 (72 Years)
Pierre Bonnard, French painter and founding member of the Post-Impressionist group of avant-garde painters Les Nabis, died. 70 years.
23rd January 1986 (33 Years)
Joseph Beuys, German Fluxus, happening and performance artist, dies. 30 years.
23rd January 1989 (30 Years)
Salvador Dali, a prominent Spanish surrealist painter, died. 30 years.
23rd January 2004 (15 Years)
Helmut Newton died. 15 years
24th January 1920 (99 Years)
Amedeo Modigliani, Italian painter and sculptor, died. 100 years.
24th January 1942 (77 Years)
Citizen Kane, the 1941 American drama film by Orson Welles,and its first feature film, premièred in the UK. 75 years.
24th January 1965 (54 Years)
Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, died. 55 years.
25th January 1882 (137 Years)
Adeline Virginia Woolf, English modernist writer, was born. 135 years.
25th January 1947 (72 Years)
Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone, American gangster who attained fame during the Prohibition era, died. 70 years
25th January 1990 (29 Years)
Ava Lavinia Gardner, American actress and singer, died. 30 years.
25th January 2005 (14 Years)
Philip Johnson, American architect, dies aged 98. 15 years.
26th January 1824 (195 Years)
Théodore Géricault died. 195 years
26th January 1838 (181 Years)
Tennessee enacted the first prohibition laws in the United States. 180 years.
27th January 1343 (676 Years)
Pope Clement VI issues the papal bull Unigenitus to justify the power of the pope and the use of indulgences. Nearly 200 years later, Martin Luther would protest this. 675 years.
27th January 1593 (426 Years)
The Vatican opens the seven-year trial of scholar Giordano Bruno. 425 years.
27th January 1921 (98 Years)
Donna Reed, American film and television actress and producer, was born. 95 years.
27th January 1945 (74 Years)
Liberation of the German concentration camp Auschwitz. 75 years.
27th January 1986 (33 Years)
Lilli Palmer, born Lilli Marie Peiser, German actress, died. 30 years.
28th January 1807 (212 Years)
Pall Mall in London becomes the first street to be lighted by gas lamps. 210 years
28th January 1887 (132 Years)
Construction of the Eiffel Tower begins. 130 years.

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