1900.- The Nobel Foundation is created, which awards the prizes bearing its name since the following year.
1900.- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, French novelist, is born.
2003.- Katharine Hepburn, American actress, dies.
2005.- The Spanish Congress approves the reform of the divorce law, which abolishes the requirement of prior separation and allows joint custody without parental agreement.
2007.- Apple puts on sale the first iPhone, presented by Steve Jobs on January 9.
2009.- American investor Bernard Madoff, sentenced to 150 years in prison for fraud.
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