Richard Cavendish

Henry Stewart wed Mary on July 29th 1565.

A key figure in the First Crusade died on July 8th, 1115. 

A notorious mass murderer was sentenced to death on July 1st 1915.

Wagner's opera was first performed in Munich on June 10th, 1865.

The artist died on June 1st, 1815.

The great conqueror took the Chinese city on June 1st, 1215.

The aviation pioneer died on May 21st, 1965.

The theologian was denounced by the church on May 4th, 1415.

The man who killed Abraham Lincoln was shot dead on April 26th, 1865.

Possibly the most destructive volcanic eruption of all time occurred on April 10th, 1815.



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