Jun 19,1953- Rosenbergs Executed
On this day in 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviets, are executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York.
August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
The General Who Won WWII - You Never Guess How Stalin Rewarded Him
Georgy Zhukov was a Soviet career officer in the Red Army who, in the course of World War II, played the most pivotal role in leading the Red Army drive through much of Eastern Europe to liberate the ...
Joseph Stalin - Stalin's Last Supper
Investigating Stalin's last supper and final night in a bid to determine just how he died. Was his bodyguard to blame? Fascinating documentary from the BBC T...
Albert Gleizes - Picasso Posse: Reasonable Cubism
Check out Curator Michael Taylor discussing the Salon Cubism gallery - focusing on Albert Gleizes' Man on a Balcony. Picasso and the Avant-Garde in Paris - n...
Kathleen Ferrier
Recorded in 1946 ~ Kathleen Ferrier ~ much beloved English Contralto ~ born on April 22, 1912, in Lancashire U.K. and died October 8th 1953. Two favourites f...
Maria Labia
Emilio Perea - Recondita Armonia from 'La Tosca' (Puccini) Sung in Italian (From Either 1906,1911,1912,1922) Born in 1884 and Died 1946 Married sister of Mar...
Big Maceo Merriweather
http://www.myspace.com/fortunerecordsdetroit Big Maceo Merriweather Eloise Early '50s Detroit blues, but wasn't released until 1963 on Fortune Records (Det...
Sergei Prokofiev
Purchase on iTunes now: http://tinyurl.com/lhnksah Valery Gergiev conducts the London Symphony Orchestra performing the complete version of Prokofiev's Romeo...
Jun 19,1953- Rosenbergs Executed
On this day in 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviets, are executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York.
Eleazar Sukenik
Eleazar Lipa Sukenik (12 August 1889, in Białystok – 28 February 1953, in Jerusalem) was an Israeli archaeologist and professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.In Israel his first name is popula...
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Irving Kaufman
Irving Robert Kaufman (June 24, 1910 – February 1, 1992) was a federal judge in the United States. He is best remembered for imposing the controversial death sentences on Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.<...
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August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
Bernard O'Dowd
Bernard Patrick O'Dowd (11 April 1866 – 1 September 1953) was an Australian activist, educator, poet, journalist, and author of several law books and poetry books. O'Dowd worked as an assistant...
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Charles Chadwick (athlete)
Charles Chadwick (November 19, 1874 – September 28, 1953) was anAll-American football player and Yale strong man who graduated from Yale in1897. His younger brother, George, was also a Yale All...
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Maurice Featherson
Maurice Featherson (November 1862 – December 12, 1953) was an American politician from New York.
He was born in November 1862 in New York City.He attended the public schools, and then became a mac...
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Alfred Swieykowski
Alfred Swieykowski (1869–1953) was a French painter of Russo-Polish descent. He studied under Fernand Cormon and exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Francais (1894–1921), and became member...
Dawakhana Shifaul Amraz
Dawakhana Shifaul Amraz (Regd), was a Unani pharmaceutical company established in 1894 at Tijara, India. It was one of the largest manufacturer of many Unani medicine before the partition of India.
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Dumarsais Estimé
Léon Dumarsais Estimé (21 April 1900 – 20 July 1953) served as the President of Haïti from 16 August 1946 until 10 May 1950. He was the first black head of state since the US occupation of Haiti ende...
George Newport (cricketer)
George Bernard Newport (29 March 1876 – 12 July 1953) played first-class cricket for Somerset in 1902 and 1904. He was born at Muttum, in India and died at Wonford, Exeter, Devon. Newport was a ...
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Hakim Syed Karam Husain
Hakim Syed Muhammad Karam Hussain (1870–1953) (Urdu: حکیم سید کرم حسین‎) was a prominent Unani practitioner from Tijara, Alwar.
After initial education from his hometown ‘Tijara’, he mo...
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Iwan Serrurier
Iwan Serrurier (21 September 1878, Leiden - 1953) was a Dutch-born electrical engineer notable for inventing the Moviola.
Iwan was the son of Lindor Serrurier, curator of the ethnographic museum i...
John Pratt (Liberal politician)
Sir John William Pratt (9 September 1873 – 27 October 1952), was a Scottish Liberal politician.Pratt entered Parliament for Linlithgowshire in a 1913 by-election, a seat he held until 1918, and then r...
Grace Vanderbilt
Grace Graham Wilson Vanderbilt (September 3, 1870 – January 7, 1953) was an American socialite. She was the wife of Cornelius Vanderbilt III. She was one of the last Vanderbilts to live the luxurious ...
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Theodore Gibson
Theodore Sumner Gibson (1885–1953) was the second Anglican Bishop of Kimberley and Kuruman and subsequently the fifth Bishop of St John's from (collectively) 1928 until 1951.
Born into a clerical...
Frederick Charles Hicks
Frederick Charles Hicks (January 1, 1863 – September 7, 1953) became President of the University of Cincinnati on in 1904. During his term as president a number of buildings were constructed,...
George Elsby
George Elsby (6 June 1902 – 20 June 1953) was an English cricketer. Elsby was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born in Tunstall, Staffordshire.Elsby made a single firs...
Ma (surname)
Ma (simplified Chinese: 马; traditional Chinese: 馬; pinyin: Mǎ) is a Chinese family name. The surname literally means "horse". It is one of the most common family names in China. As of 2006...
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