American singer and actress | born on July 1st, 1945 in Miami | in 1974 she and her boyfriend guitarist Chris Stein founded the punk band 'Angel and the Snake' which later was renamed into 'Blondie' | their first two albums failed to be a commercial success but the release of their album 'Parallel Lines' in 1978 was the starting point of a huge international career | well-known are their hits 'Heart of Glass', 'Atomic', 'Call Me' and 'Rapture' | Blondie became one of the heroes of New Wave | after the band broke up in 1982 Debbie Harry continued her career as a solo artist which also included numerous app...
Bohemian priest, philosopher, reformer | born 1396 Husinec, Kingdom of Bohemia | is considered the first Church reformer | key predecessor to the Protestant movement of the 16th century | in his trial during the Council of Constance he was sentenced to death because he refused to revcant his theories | burned on 6 July 1415 in Konstanz, Holy Roman Empire (now Germany)
Dante Alighieri was an Italian poet and moral philosopher best known for the epic poem The Divine Comedy. He was born in May or June 1265 to a family with a history of involvement in the complex Florentine political scene. Dante was a major Italian poet of the late Middle Ages. He died aged 56 in Ravenna on 14th September 1321.
The Battle of Britain is the name given to the air campaign waged by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) against the United Kingdom during the summer and autumn of 1940. On August 13, 1940 the German troops started the "Adlerangriff" (Eagle Attack), the early assault against the coastal airfields.