Christopher Hitchens - Mother Teresa: Hell's Angel
Christopher Hitchens investigates whether Mother Teresa of Calcutta deserves her saintly image. Probes her campaigns against contraception ...
Police Kill Famous Outlaws Bonnie And Clyde - May 23, 1934
On this day in History, Police kill famous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde on May 23, 1934. Learn more about what happened today on History.
Gandhi Was Shot On January 30th, 1948 By The Hindu Fanatic Nathuram Godse.
The 20th century's most famous apostle of non-violence himself met a violent end. Mohandas Mahatma ('the great soul') Gandhi, who had taken a leading role in spearheading the campaign for independence...
Mother Teresa and sainthood: Here are the 5 steps to getting there
On Thursday, Pope Francis approved a decree from the Congregation of Causes of Saints that attributed a miracle to Mother Teresa, the woman who spent her life ministering to the poor in India. With th...
Fascinating Images Reveal the Genesis of the TWA Flight Center, America's Greatest Terminal
The TWA Flight Center, designed by Finnish architect Eero Saarinen, was opened in 1962, a response to the expanding popularity of jet travel. The building’s curving, concrete shells give the impressio...
Tom Abraham
Securities services industry veteran Tom Abraham, who first began thinking strategically about the business as the Andersen Consulting partner responsible for global custody and trust services in the ...
The Tragically Powerful Story Behind The Lone German Who Refused To Give Hitler The Nazi Salute
Adopted by the Nazi Party in the 1930s, Hitler's infamous "sieg heil" (meaning "hail victory") salute was mandatory for all German citizens as a demonstration of loyalty to the Führer, his party, and ...
Antoine Blanchard (Maler)
Antoine Blanchard (1910 - 1988) war ein französischer Maler,
Auction of New York socialite Bunny Mellon's estate nets $218M
A wealth of artwork, furnishings and jewelry owned by the late Listerine heiress Rachel 'Bunny' Mellon netted a total of $218.1 million following a five-day auction in New York this week. All up there...
A cultivated taste: the Bunny Mellon auction
Together, the Mellons occupied a rarefied social elite that seldom invited strangers into its midst and held the view that one’s most prized possession should be one’s privacy. They entertained often ...
Mother Teresa: Anything but a saint…
The myth of altruism and generosity surrounding Mother Teresa is dispelled in a paper by Serge Larivée and Genevieve Chenard of University of Montreal's
Police Kill Famous Outlaws Bonnie And Clyde - May 23, 1934
On this day in History, Police kill famous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde on May 23, 1934. Learn more about what happened today on History.
Alexander Frick
Dr. Alexander Frick (February 18, 1910 – October 31, 1991) was a political figure from Liechtenstein.
From 1929 until 1936 he was a civil servant for the Liechtenstein fiscal administration, becom...
Gandhi Was Shot On January 30th, 1948 By The Hindu Fanatic Nathuram Godse.
The 20th century's most famous apostle of non-violence himself met a violent end. Mohandas Mahatma ('the great soul') Gandhi, who had taken a leading role in spearheading the campaign for independence...
Fascinating Images Reveal the Genesis of the TWA Flight Center, America's Greatest Terminal
The TWA Flight Center, designed by Finnish architect Eero Saarinen, was opened in 1962, a response to the expanding popularity of jet travel. The building’s curving, concrete shells give the impressio...
Tom Abraham
Securities services industry veteran Tom Abraham, who first began thinking strategically about the business as the Andersen Consulting partner responsible for global custody and trust services in the ...
Nicholas Mansergh
Philip Nicholas Seton Mansergh, OBE (27 June 1910 – 16 January 1991) was a distinguished historian of Ireland and the British Commonwealth.
Nicholas Mansergh was born at Grenane House, Tipperary, ...
Mae Clarke
Mae Clarke (August 16, 1910 – April 29, 1992) was an American actress. She was most noted for playing Dr. Frankenstein's bride and being chased by Boris Karloff in Frankenstein, and for having ...
Mae Clarke - Wikipedia
The Devil and the Good Lord
The Devil and the Good Lord (French: Le Diable et le Bon Dieu) is a 1951 play by French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre. The play concerns the moral choices of its characters, warlord Goetz, clergy H...
The Devil and the Good Lord - Wikipedia
B. N. Adarkar
Bhaskar Namdeo Adarkar (May 18, 1910–March 20, 1998) was the ninth Governor of the Reserve Bank of India from 4 May 1970 to 15 June 1970. His term was the second shortest (42 days) after Amitav Ghosh ...
The Tragically Powerful Story Behind The Lone German Who Refused To Give Hitler The Nazi Salute
Adopted by the Nazi Party in the 1930s, Hitler's infamous "sieg heil" (meaning "hail victory") salute was mandatory for all German citizens as a demonstration of loyalty to the Führer, his party, and ...
Momofuku Ando
Momofuku Ando (Japanese: 安藤 百福, Hepburn: Andō Momofuku), ORS, (March 5, 1910 – January 5, 2007) was a Taiwanese-Japanese businessman who founded Nissin Food Products Co., Ltd. He is k...
Momofuku Ando - Wikipedia
Victor Maslov
Victor Aleksandrovich Maslov (Russian: Виктор Александрович Маслов; April 27, 1910 in Moscow – May 11, 1977) was a Soviet Russian footballer and coach. He was especially notable during his coachin...
Heinrich Koenen
Heinrich Koenen (12 May 1910 – February 1945) was a German engineer, anti-fascist resistance fighter and agent of the Soviet military intelligence service GRU.Heinrich Koenen was born in the Konigsber...
Kalakkad S. Ramanarayana Iyer
Kalakkad Subbiah Ramanarayanan Iyer (Tamil: களக்காடு ராமநாராயண அய்யர்) (10 October 1910 – 1992) was a Carnatic musician and composer born in Kalakkad, Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu, India...
Comte George Raphaël Béthenod de Montbressieux
"Raph" was the racing pseudonym of Comte George Raphaël Béthenod de Montbressieux (February 8, 1910 – June 16, 1994), a French-Argentine racing driver. He was sometimes listed using his mother's name,...
Elizabeth Charleston
Elizabeth Charleston was a San Francisco native who painted impressionist flower and landscape paintings. Charleston began painting at the age of 50, while recovering from an automobile accident.
Elizabeth Charleston - Wikipedia
Auction of New York socialite Bunny Mellon's estate nets $218M
A wealth of artwork, furnishings and jewelry owned by the late Listerine heiress Rachel 'Bunny' Mellon netted a total of $218.1 million following a five-day auction in New York this week. All up there...
Samuel Delbert Clark
Samuel Delbert "Del" Clark, OC (24 February 1910 – September 18, 2003) was a Canadian sociologist. Born in Lloydminster, Alberta, Clark received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science an...
Edmund Nelson (painter)
Edmund Nelson (24 January 1910 – 22 January 2007) was a British traditional portrait painter.
Edmund Nelson was educated at Goldsmiths College in London. He married fellow art student, Ruth Swanso...