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Barbara Walters

Barbara Walters

May 16, 2014, was Walters’ last day as a co-host on the all-women talk show that she created in 1997. […]

Georges Braque

Georges Braque

French painter, collagist, draughtsman, printmaker and sculptor Georges Braque was born on this day, May 13, in 1882. […]

Vincent Auriol

Vincent Auriol

Vincent Auriol was a French politician who served as President of France from 1947 to 1954. […]

Josip Broz Tito

Josip Broz Tito

Josip Broz, commonly known as Tito, was a Yugoslav communist revolutionary politician. […]

Jack Bush

Jack Bush

John “Jack” Bush was a Canadian abstract painter. […]

Zubin Mehta

Zubin Mehta

The conductor Zubin Mehta was born on this day, April 29, in 1936. […]

Grey Owl

Grey Owl

The conservationist known as Grey Owl was born Archibald Belaney in England in 1888 and died on this day, April 13, in 1938. […]

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

“‘He will never be here,’ the gallery owner commented, when my assistant and two hundred pounds of equipment arrived.” […]

Helen Keller

Helen Keller

Helen Keller was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. […]

Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe

Two prints of Georgia O’Keeffe from the 1956 Sitting at her home in Abiquiu, New Mexico, have been freshly scanned. […]

Gordie Howe

Gordie Howe

Professional Canadian ice hockey player Gordie Howe was born on March 31, 1928.  […]

Bobby Short

Bobby Short

“…he and his Dalmatian, Chili, companionably shared the flickering candlelight.” […]

Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson

On March 15, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed a joint session of Congress to urge the passage of legislation guaranteeing voting rights for all. […]

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

“At Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study, I found Einstein a simple, kindly, almost childlike man…” […]

Samuel Barber

Samuel Barber

Samuel Barber was an American composer, pianist, conductor, baritone, and music educator. […]

Sir Alexander Fleming

Sir Alexander Fleming

Sir Alexander Fleming was a Scottish physician and microbiologist, best known for discovering the world’s first broadly effective antibiotic substance. […]

James Watson

James Watson

On February 28, 1953, Cambridge University scientists James Watson and Francis Crick announced that they had determined the double-helix structure of DNA. […]

Corazon Aquino

Corazon Aquino

Aquino was a Filipino politician who served as the 11th President of the Philippines. […]

Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez was an American labor leader and civil rights activist. […]

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol

Warhol was once advised by an art teacher to paint what he liked, which happened to be rather ordinary things. […]

W. H. Auden

W. H. Auden

British-American poet W. H. Auden was born on this day, February 21, in 1907. […]

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