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Dating from 1720, the piano was one of the earliest creations by Bartolomeo Cristofori, the inventor of the piano. The very first piano made by Cristofori in 1700 is no longer in existence, but the title given to it, gravicembalo col piano e forte, reminds Continue Reading

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In July 1977, Marley was found to have a type of malignant melanoma under the nail of a toe. Contrary to urban legend, this lesion was not primarily caused by an injury during a football match that year but was instead a symptom of already-existing Continue Reading

Elvis Aron Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi. The Elvis Birthplace is a historic museum site in Tupelo, dedicated to the preservation of the birthplace of American musician Elvis Presley. It is listed on the Mississippi Blues Trail. Born in a Continue Reading

The 1942 painting portrays the customers at a city coffee shop through the window one dark night. The painting’s setting has never been given. Edward Hopper passed away in 1967 and left only the clue that the painting ‘was suggested by a restaurant on Greenwich Continue Reading

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