|20 July 1933||Staff at the Bauhaus dissolve the organization due to political pressure.
The remarkable talent pool of teachers leave Germany before the Second World War - Josef Albers (1933/USA), Vassily Kandinsky (1933/France), Paul Klee (1933/Switzerland), Walter Gropius (1934/Great Britain, 1937/USA), László Moholy-Nagy (1934/Netherlands, 1935/Great Britain, 1937/USA), Marcel Breuer (1935/Great Britain, 1937/USA), Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1937/USA), Herbert Bayer (1938/USA), Walter Peterhans (1938/USA). László Moholy-Nagy goes on to found the New Bauhaus in Chicago (USA) in 1937.
|20 July 1969||American astronauts (Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin) from Apollo 11 land on the moon whilst Michael Collins looks after the ship. |
Cesare Di Liborio (1960, 20 July - ) was born - Italy, Reggio Emilia. Italian contemporary photographer.
Charles Horetzky (1838, 20 July - 1900, 30 April) was born - Scotland, Edinhurgh. Canadian surveyor and photographer who was a member of the Canadian Pacific Survey under Sir Sandford Fleming and Frank Moberly.
László Moholy-Nagy (1895, 20 July - 1946, 24 November) was born - Austria-Hungary, Mohol Puszta, Bacborsod. Multi-talented artist and theoretician.
Robert Yarnall Ritchie (1908, 20 July - 1984) was born - US, NJ, Moorestown. American commercial photographer. He took photographs for major corporations including those in the automobile, aviation, chemical, mining, railroad, shipping, steel and other industries but it was the oil and petroleum industry that was his More...
Frank R. Fraprie (1874, 14 July - 1951, 20 July) died - US, MA, Brighton.
Helmut Gernsheim (1913, 1 March - 1995, 20 July) died. Historian and collector of photography. He was also a photographer.
Antal Vállas (1809, 18 May - 1869, 20 July) died - US, LA, New Orleans. A teacher of mathematics at the University of Pest he was one of the first in Hungary to use the daguerreotype process. On 29 August 1840 he showed the daguerreotype process at the Hungarian Academy of the Sciences and these are the earliest known More...