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14th February 1912 (107 Years)
LZ-11 Viktoria Luise zeppelin takes its first flight. 105 years.
14th February 1912 (107 Years)
First flight of Zeppelin LZ-11 Viktoria Luise with Ferdinand von Zeppelin present. 105 years.
14th February 1929 (90 Years)
St. Valentine’s Day Massacre took place. 90 years
14th February 1975 (44 Years)
Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, English author and one of the most widely read humorists of the 20th century, died. 45 years.
15th February 1764 (255 Years)
The city of Saint Louis, Missouri in America, was founded. 260 years.
15th February 1867 (152 Years)
The Blue Danube, composed by Johann Strauss II, is first performed at a concert of the Wiener Männergesangsverein. 150 years.
16th February 1843 (176 Years)
Henry M. Leland, American machinist, inventor, engineer, automotive entrepreneur and founded of Cadillac and Lincoln, was born. 175 years.
16th February 1923 (96 Years)
Howard Carter opened sealed doorway to Tutankhamen's tomb in Thebes. 90years
16th February 1923 (96 Years)
Pharaoh Tutankhamen's tomb discovered in Egypt by Howard Carter. 100 years.
16th February 1923 (96 Years)
Howard Carter opened sealed doorway to Tutankhamen's tomb in Thebes. 95 years.
16th February 1923 (96 Years)
Howard Carter opened Tutankhamen's tomb in Thebes. 95 Years
16th February 1937 (82 Years)
US Patent #2,071,250 is granted to Dr. Wallace Hume Carothers, inventor of nylon, via DuPont, Inc. 80 years.
16th February 1990 (29 Years)
Keith Haring, American artist, dies aged 31. 30 years.
17th February 1867 (152 Years)
First ship passed through Suez Canal. 150 years.
17th February 1867 (152 Years)
First ship passed through Suez Canal. 150 years.
18th February 1516 (503 Years)
Mary Tudor, Queen of England and child of Henry VIII, is born. 500 years.
18th February 1564 (455 Years)
Michelangelo, the Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet and engineer of the High Renaissance, died. 460 years
18th February 1564 (455 Years)
Michelangelo Buonarroti died. 455 years
18th February 1745 (274 Years)
Alessandro Volta, the Italian inventor of the electric battery, was born. 275 years.
18th February 1848 (171 Years)
Louis Comfort Tiffany, American Art Nouveau Stained Glass Artist, was born. 170 Years
18th February 1919 (100 Years)
Jack Palance, the actor, was born. 100 years
18th February 1967 (52 Years)
J. Robert Oppenheimer, American theoretical physicist responsible for the research and design the atomic bomb, died. 50 years
18th February 1967 (52 Years)
J. Robert Oppenheimer, American theoretical physicist responsible for the research and design the atomic bomb, died. 50 years
19th February 1473 (546 Years)
Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish mathematician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun at the centre of the universe, was born. 545 years.
19th February 1717 (302 Years)
David Garrick, English actor, playwright, theatre manager and producer, was born. 300 years
19th February 1915 (104 Years)
British and French forces launched an ill-fated naval attack on Turkish forces in the Dardanelles in northwestern Turkey. 100 years.
19th February 1985 (34 Years)
The BBC TV show EastEnders broadcasts for the first time. 35years.
20th February 1816 (203 Years)
Rossini's opera buffa The Barber of Seville premièred at Teatro Argentina in Rome. 200 years.
20th February 1902 (117 Years)
Ansel Adams, American scenic photographer, is born. 115 years.
20th February 1902 (117 Years)
Ansel Adams, American scenic photographer, is born. 115 years.

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