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Alfons Mucha’s 150th Birthday

24. July 2010

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Tweet Alphonse Maria Mucha, first name from the Czech Alfons (24 July 1860 – 14 July 1939), was a Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist, best known for his distinct style and his images of women. He produced many paintings, illustrations, advertisements, and designs. [wiki]

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Peder Severin Krøyer’s 159th Birthday

23. July 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Denmark Peder Severin Krøyer (23 July 1851 – 21 November 1909), known as P.S. Krøyer, was a Norwegian-Danish painter. He is one of the best known and beloved, and undeniably the most colorful of the Skagen Painters, a community of Danish and Nordic artists who lived, gathered or worked in Skagen, Denmark, especially during the […]

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Alexander Calder’s Birthday

22. July 2010

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Tweet Alexander Calder (July 22, 1898 – November 11, 1976) was an American sculptor and artist most famous for inventing the mobile. In addition to mobile and stabile sculpture, Alexander Calder also created paintings, lithographs, toys, tapestry, jewelry, and household objects. [wiki]

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Belgian National Day 2010

21. July 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Belgium

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Nam June Paik’s Birthday 2010

20. July 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Korea Nam June Paik (July 20, 1932 – January 29, 2006) was a Korean-born American artist. He worked with a variety of media and is considered to be the first video artist.[1] Paik is credited with an early usage (1974) of the term “super highway” in application to telecommunications. [wiki]

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Doodle 4 Google Colombian Winner

20. July 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Colombia

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Josef Frank’s 125th Birthday

15. July 2010

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Tweet Josef Frank (July 15, 1885, in Baden bei Wien – January 8, 1967, in Stockholm) was an Austrian-born architect, artist, and designer who adopted Swedishcitizenship in the latter half of his life. Together with Oskar Strnad, he created the Vienna School of Architecture, and its concept of Modern houses, housing and interiors. [wiki]

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Bastille Day 2010

14. July 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google France Bastille Day is the French national holiday which is celebrated on 14 July each year. In France, it is formally called La Fête Nationale (The National Celebration) and commonly le quatorze juillet (the fourteenth of July). It commemorates the 1790 Fête de la Fédération, held on the first anniversary of the storming of the Bastille on […]

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Naomi Shemer’s 80th Birthday

13. July 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Israel Naomi Shemer (Hebrew: נעמי שמר‎; July 13, 1930 – June 26, 2004) was a leading Israeli songwriter hailed as the “first lady of Israeli song.” [wiki]

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2010 FIFA World Cup Final

11. July 2010

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Tweet The 2010 FIFA World Cup Final was a football match that took place on 11 July 2010 at Soccer City in Johannesburg to determine the winner of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Spain defeated the Netherlands 1–0 with a goal four minutes before the end of extra time. Both the Netherlands and Spain were attempting to win their first FIFA World Cup. […]

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Doodle 4 Google ‘I Love Football’ – Global winner

11. July 2010

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Tweet Doodle 4 Google ‘I Love Football’  Global winner Name: Barbara Szpirglas Age: 14 Country: France

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Argentina’s Independence Day 2010

9. July 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Argentina

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Tanabata – Star Festival 2010

7. July 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Japan

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Frida Kahlo’s 103rd Birthday

6. July 2010

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Tweet Frida Kahlo de Rivera (July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954; born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón) was a Mexican painter, born in Coyoacán. Perhaps best known for her self-portraits, Kahlo’s work is remembered for its “pain and passion”, and its intense, vibrant colors. Her work has been celebrated in Mexico as emblematic of national and indigenous tradition, and by feminists […]

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Happy 4th of July and Happy Birthday Rube Goldberg!

4. July 2010

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Tweet Reuben Lucius Goldberg (July 4, 1883 – December 7, 1970) was a Jewish American cartoonist, sculptor, author, engineer, and inventor. Goldberg is best known for a series of popular cartoons he created depicting complex devices that perform simple tasks in indirect, convoluted ways – now known as Rube Goldberg machines. Goldberg received many honors in his […]

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