December 2nd, 1814
Marquis de Sade dies.He was a French aristocrat and writer and especially known for his libertine sexuality and way of life.His novels combine pornography, violence and blasphemy against the Catholic church. The term “sadism” derives from his name.
December 2nd, 1923
Maria Callas is born. A greek soprano and one of the most famous opera singers of the world.She lived a life full of excitement and she performed at the biggest operas.
December 2nd, 1944
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti dies. H e was an Italian poet and editor but most famous for developing the futurist movement. He is the author of the Futurist Manifesto that he wrote in 1908 in which he claimed that art can be nothing but violence . cruelty and injustice.
December 2nd, 1946
Gianni Versace is born. The famous Italian fashion designer. Versace was murdered at his Miami beach house at the age of 50 by Andrew Cunanan.
December 2nd, 1976
Fidel Castro becomes president of Cuba .