1591 – He was baptized on February 17th in Játiva, Spain. Spanish painter and printmaker, noted for his Baroque dramatic realism and his depictions of religious and mythological subjects. 1616 – He married in Naples, then under Spanish rule, where he remained the rest of his life. 1621 – He did much work for the ..
1881 – Born on December 31st in Zwickau, Germany. A painter and printmaker who was a leading member of the group of German Expressionist artists known as Die Brücke. He is best known for his paintings of nudes and landscapes. 1906 – Pechstein joined Die Brücke, he was painting in the style of the Impressionists. ..
1747 – Born in Strabane, Northern Ireland. Irish-born printer and newspaper publisher. 1771 – Founded newspaper "The Pennsylvania Packet, or The General Advertiser" (initially weekly, but became 1st daily newspaper in United States). 1812 – Died on November 27th in Philadelphia, Pen..
1422 – Born somewhere in the Weald of Kent, perhaps at Tenterden. The first English printer. 1463 – He was acting governor of the company of Merchant Adventurers in the Low Countries. 1474 – His second book, The Game and Playe of Chesse, from the Liber de ludo scacchorum of Jacobus de Cessolis through the ..