On this day in
1791 died Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, prolific and highly influential composer of Classical music.
1870 Alexandre Dumas, writer, died at 68
1906 Otto Preminger, American producer, director, and actor, was born
1911 Alfred Manessier French painter was born
1926 died Claude Monet, French Impressionist painter.
Organized by Beijing Chinese Art Exposition’s Media Co., Ltd with the support by the Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, the 5th edition of the China International Gallery Exposition (CIGE) will take place in 2008 at the Exhibition Hall of the China World Trade Center (CWTC) in Beijing in on the purpose of "Internationalism, Professionalism and Futurism".