German actor | born July 23, 1938 Berlin | son of actor Heinrich George and actress Berta Drews | died June 19, 2016 Hamburg
German singer of Schlager ballads | born Ludwig Hirtreiter on July 2, 1936 in Munich | reached the height of his popularity in the 1960s and 1970s, selling over 25 million records and starring in film and television roles | died October 26, 1999 Munich
American actress | born July 1, 1916 Tokyo | Sister of actress Joan Fontaine | Academy Award for Best Actress for "To Each His Own" (1946) and "The Heiress" (1949) | other films e. g.: "Gone with the Wind", "The Snake Pit" | TV productions: "Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna", "North and South" | lives in Paris
The Battle of the Somme, also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire. It took place between 1 July and 18 November 1916 on either side of the River Somme in France. The battle was one of the largest of World War I, in which more than 1,000,000 men were wounded or killed, making it one of humanity's bloodiest battles.
The Armenian Genocide was the Ottoman government's systematic extermination of its minority Armenian subjects from their historic homeland in the territory constituting the present-day Republic of Turkey. It took place during World War I from 1915 until 1923.
The Spanish Civil War was a major conflict that devastated Spain from July 17, 1936 to April 1, 1939. It began after an attempted coup d'état by a group of Spanish Army generals against the government of the Second Spanish Republic. The war ended with the victory of the Nationalists, the overthrow of the Republican government, and the founding of an authoritarian state led by General Francisco Franco.
Staatliches Bauhaus, commonly known as Bauhaus, was an art school in Germany from 1919 to 1933, that combined crafts and fine arts. It is famous for its unique approach to design that it taught and publicised. For political reasons Bauhaus operated in three different German Cities. In Weimar from (1919- 1925), in Dessau (1925- 1932) and in Berlin (1932-1933). Three famous architect-directors created the unique Bauhaus style: Walter Gropius from 1919 to 1928, Hannes Meyer from 1928 to 1930 and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe from 1930 until 1933. Then the college was closed under pressure from the Nazi governmen...