Lucy Francis Bourn
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1860


Age: 5y
1860 21 – Beijing's Old Summer Palace is burned to the ground by orders of British general Lord Elgin in retaliation for mistreatment of several prisoners of war during the Second Opium War.

1874


Nov 28
Age: 20y
1874 May 15 – First exhibition of the group of young painters, Société Anonyme Coopérative des Artistes, Peintres, Sculpteurs, Graveurs, at the studio of the photographer Nadar in Paris. Louis Leroy's critical review of it published on 25 April gives rise to the term Impressionism for the movement, with reference to Claude Monet's Impression, Sunrise.

1880


Age: 25y

1937


Mar 29
Age: 83y
1937 • At the age of 70, legendary conductor Arturo Toscanini conducts the NBC Symphony Orchestra on radio for the first time, beginning his successful 17-year tenure with that orchestra. This first concert consists of music by Vivaldi (at a time when he was still seldom played), Mozart, and Brahms. Millions tune in to listen, including U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
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1937


Mar 29

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Hitt, Scotland County, Missouri, USA ⇓
Buried in the Richland Cemetery, Scotland County, Missouri
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1937 • The coalition government of Léon Blum resigns in France.

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