John Wayne Dies - Jun 11, 1979
On this day in 1979, John Wayne, an iconic American film actor famous for starring in countless westerns, dies at age 72 after battling cancer for more than a decade.
Madonna declines to loan Frida Kahlo painting to Detroit exhibit
Try as they might, the Detroit Institute of Arts could not convince Madonna to loan the museum one of five paintings artist Frida Kahlo painted during her time in the city. The museum had tried for o...
In Detroit's Rivera And Kahlo Exhibit, A Portrait Of A Resilient City
This is the first exhibit to focus on the time Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo spent in Detroit. It's a big step for the Detroit Institute of Arts as it recovers from the tumult of the city's bankruptcy.
Meet Joseph Duveen, The Savvy Art Dealer Who Sold European Masterpieces
Duveen once observed: "Europe has a great deal of art, and America has a great deal of money." A new exhibit explores the relationship between Duveen and American mega-millionaire Norton Simon.
Frida’s Corsets
Frida Kahlo wore plaster corsets for most of her life because her spine was too weak to support itself. She painted them, naturally, covering them with pasted scraps of fabric and drawings of tigers, ...
Shlomo Halberstam (II)
Shlomo Halberstam (1907 - August 2, 2000) (Hebrew: ר' שלמה הלברשטאם‎), was the third Rebbe of Bobov who re-established the Hasidic dynasty in the United States after World War II. He was th...
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John Wayne Dies - Jun 11, 1979
On this day in 1979, John Wayne, an iconic American film actor famous for starring in countless westerns, dies at age 72 after battling cancer for more than a decade.
Manuel Tato
Manuel Tato (March 5, 1907 - August 12, 1980) was a prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as auxiliary bishop of Buenos Aires from 1948 till 1961, when he became bishop of Santiago del Ester...
George Hill Hodel
George Hill Hodel, Jr. (October 10, 1907 - May 16, 1999) was an American physician. He was the prime suspect during the murder investigation of Elizabeth Short, which became known as the "Black Dahlia...
Evelyn King (politician)
Evelyn Mansfield King (30 May 1907 – 14 April 1994) was a British member of parliament for both the Labour Party and then the Conservative Party.The son of Harry Percy King and Winifred Elizabeth née ...
Madonna declines to loan Frida Kahlo painting to Detroit exhibit
Try as they might, the Detroit Institute of Arts could not convince Madonna to loan the museum one of five paintings artist Frida Kahlo painted during her time in the city. The museum had tried for o...
Meet Joseph Duveen, The Savvy Art Dealer Who Sold European Masterpieces
Duveen once observed: "Europe has a great deal of art, and America has a great deal of money." A new exhibit explores the relationship between Duveen and American mega-millionaire Norton Simon.
Willy Langkeit
Willy Langkeit (2 June 1907 – 27 October 1969) was an Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II, and one of only 882 recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Kni...
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John Francis Dearden
John Francis Dearden (October 15, 1907 – August 1, 1988) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Detroit from 1958 to 1980, and was created a cardinal in...
Fred Sexton
Fred Sexton (June 3, 1907 – September 11, 1995) was an American artist and creator of the Maltese Falcon statuette prop for the 1941 Warner Bros. film production, The Maltese Falcon.During ...
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S. Lane Faison
Samson Lane Faison, Jr. (November 16, 1907 – November 11, 2006) was an American art historian, professor, and director of the Williams College Museum of Art.
Faison was born in Washington D...
Snipe Hansen
Roy Emil Frederick "Snipe" Hansen (February 21, 1907 – September 11, 1978) was a left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. In a five-season major league career, he played for the Philadelphi...
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Pujie
Prince Aisin-Gioro Pujie (16 April 1907 – 28 February 1994) was the younger brother and heir of Puyi, the last emperor of China. In 1945, he was arrested for collaborating with the Japanese during Wor...
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Grace Winifred Green
Grace Winifred Green (13 February 1907 – 25 May 1976) was a New Zealand radio broadcaster and journalist. She was born in Christchurch, New Zealand on 13 February 1907. She is buried at Ruru Law...
George V. Chalmers
George V. "Shorty" Chalmers (November 19, 1907 – March 1984) was an American college athlete. He served as the quarterback of the University of Maryland football team from 1929 to 1931. Chalmers...
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Stasys Šačkus
Stasys Šačkus (September 9, 1907 – November 9, 1985) was an Lithuanian athlete and basketball player.
In 1928, he graduated Marijampolė Gymnasium. Later studied humanities studies at Vytautas Magn...
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Pieter van der Bijl
Pieter Gerhard Vintcent van der Bijl (21 October 1907 in Kenilworth, South Africa – 16 February 1973 in Kalk Bay, Cape Province) was a South African cricketer who played in 5 Tests in 1938–39. His son...
Paul Scull
Paul Thomas "Butterball" Scull, Sr. (September 4, 1907 – December 11, 1997) was an American football player. Considered a triple-threat man while playing for Penn from 1926 to 1928, he was a consensu...
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Richard King (artist)
Richard Joseph King (1907–17 March 1974) was an Irish stained glass artist and illustrator. He was born in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland, where his father was a sergeant in the Royal Irish Con...
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Eino Jutikkala
Eino Kaarlo Ilmari Jutikkala (24 October 1907 in Sääksmäki–22 December 2006 in Helsinki), until 1931 Eino Rinne, was a Finnish historian, and professor of history at the University of Helsinki from 19...
Eric Buchan
Eric Ancrum Buchan (6 November 1907 in Clifton, Bristol – 27 April 2001 in Lingfield, Surrey) was Archdeacon of Coventry from 1965 to 1977. Buchan was born in Bristol and educated at the city’s gramm...
Béla Volentik
Béla Volentik (5 December 1907-27 October 1990) was a Hungarian footballer and football manager. He played for Nemzeti FC, Újpest, FC Lugano and for the Hungarian national team, capping once.He starte...
Ross Butler (artist)
Ross Butler (1907-1995) was a farmer, photographer, songwriter, livestock judge, cattle and poultry breeder, pioneer of cattle artificial insemination, painter and sculptor of farm animals, as well as...
John R. Womersley
John Ronald Womersley (20 June 1907 – 7 March 1958) was a British mathematician who made important contributions to textiles, computing and arterial mechanics. He studied mathematics at Imperia...
Walter Bestmann
Walter Bestmann (2 October 1907 – 17 June 1958) was an Oberführer (Senior Colonel) in the Waffen SS during World War II who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. This was awarded to recogn...
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