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, ...
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...
Horace Barker
Horace Albert "Nook" Barker (November 29, 1907 – December 24, 2000) was an American biochemist and microbiologist who studied the operation of biological and chemical processes in plants, humans...
Thomas Hardesty Campbell
Thomas Hardesty Campbell (1907 – 1989) was a Cumberland Presbyterian minister, a former president and dean of Memphis Theological Seminary, and a former director of the Historical Foundation of ...
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...
Thomas M. Madden
Thomas M. Madden (March 28, 1907 – March 29, 1976) was a Federal judge who served on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Madden re...
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.
Rudi Godden
Rudi Godden (18 April 1907 – 4 January 1941) was a German singer and film actor, notable for his role in Nazi-era musical films such as Hello Janine! and Robert and Bertram.
Frank Woods (archbishop of Melbourne)
Sir Frank Woods (6 April 1907 – 29 November 1992) was an English-born Anglican bishop who served as Archbishop of Melbourne and Primate of Australia.Woods, the son of one bishop (Edward Woods, Bishop...
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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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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Frederick Dalberg
Frederick Dalberg (7 January 1907 – 9 May 1988) was an English born South African opera bass.
He was born Frederick Dalrymple on 7 January 1907 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. He joined the...
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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Lauriston Sharp
Lauriston Sharp (March 24, 1907 – December 31, 1993) was a Goldwin Smith Professor of Anthropology and Asian Studies at Cornell University. He was the first person appointed in anthropology at t...
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...
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...
Burgess Meredith
Oliver Burgess Meredith (November 16, 1907 – September 9, 1997), known professionally as Burgess Meredith, was an American actor and director in theater, film, and television. Active for more th...
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Johnny Arnold
John Arnold (30 November 1907, Cowley, Oxford – 4 April 1984, Southampton, Hampshire) was an English cricketer who played in one Test in 1931.
John Arnold was an attacking opening batsman for Hamp...
Ray Berres
Raymond Frederick Berres (August 31, 1907 – February 1, 2007) was an American catcher and pitching coach in Major League Baseball who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers (1934, 1936), Pittsburgh Pirates (...
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