Pierre Bonnard
La Sala Recoletos de Fundación Mapfre acoge una retrospectiva dedicada a Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947), una figura decisiva en torno al nacimiento del arte moderno y, a la vez, un artista cuya producción...
Evelyn Nesbit, Harry Thaw & The 1906 Stanford White Murder
In the annals of 20th century crime there are many cases that claim the title of the “crime of the century.” From the Lindbergh kidnapping case to the O.J Simpson saga, the public has always had an un...
The St Valentine’s Day Massacre in Chicago
Prohibition in the United States gave a massive boost to crime. In Chicago in the 1920s gangs made fortunes from illegal liquor and the associated protection and vice rackets. The relationships betwee...
Jeff Milton
La belleza y perfección única de Jeff Milton, en un muy bonito video elaborado por mi amigo ALEXZM.
How Rare Black Dahlias Get Their Color
The flower has been a molecular mystery for years, but scientists think they may have discovered the combination of pigments that create these unusual beauties
Han van Meegeren - Van Meegeren's Fake Vermeers
More video's about art to be seen at: http://arttube.boijmans.nl In 1937, Dirk Hannema, the director of Boymans Museum, the later Museum Boijmans van Beuning...
Han van Meegeren - ‘Fake’ Dutch Golden Age painting, The Procuress, proven to be ‘genuine’ - Telegraph
A Dutch Golden Age painting, The Procuress, which was once deemed to be an amazing fake by forgery artist Hans van Meegeren has proven to be a genuine, it has been reported.
Victor Horta
This is the mini-story of Victor Horta... Music : Erik Satie, Gnossienne.
Pierre Bonnard
Pierre Bonnard (October 3, 1867 -- January 23, 1947) was a French painter and printmaker, a founding member of Les Nabis. He was born in Fontenay-aux-Roses. ...
Celestina Boninsegna
Celestina Boninsegna singing the famous Casta Diva aria from Bellini's Norma. Recorded for G&T in 1904. I think that this is the best of the 3 discs I've pos...
Demetre Chiparus
Demetre Chiparus, jazz age Romanian sculptor, resided in Paris during Roaring Twenties, made ivory and bronze chryselephantine Art Deco figures of the dancer...
Tex Hoffman
Edward Adolph Hoffman (November 30, 1893 - May 19, 1947) was a Major League Baseball third baseman who played for one season. He played in nine games for the Cleveland Indians during the 1915 Clevelan...
Maurice Fernandes
Maurius Pacheco "Maurice" Fernandes, (12 August 1897 – 8 May 1981) was a West Indian Test cricketer who played first-class cricket for British Guiana between 1922 and 1932. He made two Test appea...
Magick (Aleister Crowley)
Magick, in the context of Aleister Crowley's Thelema, is a term used to differentiate the occult from stage magic and is defined as "the Science and Art of causing Change to occur in conformity with W...
Magick (Aleister Crowley) - Wikipedia
Evelyn Nesbit, Harry Thaw & The 1906 Stanford White Murder
In the annals of 20th century crime there are many cases that claim the title of the “crime of the century.” From the Lindbergh kidnapping case to the O.J Simpson saga, the public has always had an un...
Narasimha Chintaman Kelkar
Narasimha Chintaman Kelkar (N. C. Kelkar) popularly known as Sahityasamrat Tatyasaheb Kelkar (24 August 1872 – 14 October 1947) was a lawyer from Satara as well as a dramatist, novelist, short story w...
Elden Kingston
Charles Elden Kingston (October 10, 1909 - July 8, 1948 ) was the founder of The Latter Day Church of Christ and the Davis County Cooperative Society.Elden Kingston was supported by his father Charles...
Elden Kingston - Wikipedia
The St Valentine’s Day Massacre in Chicago
Prohibition in the United States gave a massive boost to crime. In Chicago in the 1920s gangs made fortunes from illegal liquor and the associated protection and vice rackets. The relationships betwee...
George Carney
George Carney (21 November 1887 – 9 December 1947) was a British film actor.He worked in the Liverpool Cotton Exchange, in a furniture business, then in the Belfast shipping yards. He then took up con...
George Carney - Wikipedia
Willen Dick
Willy Dick (died 1947) was a Czechoslovakian ski jumper who competed in the 1920s. He won two ski jumping medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a gold in 1925 and a silver in 1927.At t...
Nelson Betancourt
Nelson Betancourt - was a cricketer who was a useful batsman and an occasional wicketkeeper and bowler. He was born in Trinidad on June 4, 1887 and died there on October 12, 1947, aged 60. His career...
Carlo Salotti
Carlo Salotti (25 July 1870 – 24 October 1947) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Prefect of the Congregation of Rites from 1938 until his death, and was elevated...
Baldy Jack Rose
Jacob Rosenzweig (September 1876 - October 4, 1947) was an American gambler and underworld figure in New York City. He was one of several star witnesses in the Becker-Rosenthal trial, among these bein...
Baldy Jack Rose - Wikipedia
Michiaki Kamada
Michiaki Kamada (鎌田 道章, Kamada Michiaki, 15 January 1890 – 18 October 1947) (surname often written as Kamata) was a Vice-Admiral of the Imperial Japanese Navy and saw service in the Pac...
Michiaki Kamada - Wikipedia
Richard Fuchs
Richard Fuchs ([fʊks]), composer and architect, was born in Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany, on 26 April 1887 and died in Wellington, New Zealand, on 22 September 1947. The football player Gottfried Fuchs w...
Hans Ruch
Hans Ruch (8 September 1898 – 8 August 1947) was a German international footballer who played for Union 92 Berlin and Hertha BSC.
Siegfried Seidl
Siegfried Seidl (24 August 1911 in Tulln, Austria-Hungary – 4 February 1947 in Vienna) was a German career officer and World War II Commandant of the Theresienstadt concentration camp located in...
Siegfried Seidl - Wikipedia
Karl von Oberkamp
SS-Brigadeführer und Generalmajor der Waffen-SS Karl Ferdinand Reichsritter von Oberkamp (1893–1947) was a German Heer and Waffen-SS officer who commanded the 7. SS-Freiwilligen-Gebirgs-Division Prinz...
William C. Durant
William Crapo "Billy" Durant (December 8, 1861 – March 18, 1947) was a leading pioneer of the United States automobile industry, who created the system of multi-brand holding companies with different...
William C. Durant - Wikipedia
Adolf Herz
Adolf Herz (1862 - 1947, Luzern), an Austrian Mechanical Engineer was born in 1862 in Nový Jičín (German: Neutitschein), Moravia, now part of the Czech Republic, as son of a well-to-do brewery own...