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Antoine-Joseph Sax was born on November 6th, 1814.

Faisal al Saud became ruler on November 2nd, 1964

'Philip the Fair' died at his palace at Fontainebleau on November 29th, 1314.

Stockings were an instant hit when they were first sold on October 27th 1939.

The artist died on October 26th, 1764.

William Brooke Joyce took to the airwaves on September 14th, 1939.

Manhattan was taken on September 8th, 1664.

The much-loved film first appeared on August 12th, 1939.

A vicious killer died on August 21st, 1614.

One of the key figures of the Italian Renaissance died on August 1st, 1464.

The former prime minister made his final appearance at Parliament on July 28th, 1964.

A milestone in transportation was reached on July 25th, 1814.

The city burned on July 18th, AD 64.

The country was renamed on June 23rd, 1939.

The heiress to the crowns of England and Ireland died on June 8th, 1714.

Maximilian of Austria acceded to the imperial throne of Mexico on June 12th, 1864.

The caped crusader first appeared on May 1st, 1939.

Beethoven's only opera was performed for the first time on May 23rd, 1814.

The French theologian died on May 27th, 1564.

Henry V's right-hand man was made Archbishop on April 27th, 1414.

The society lady was born in Piccadily on April 23rd, 1814.

The Irish ruler met a bloody fate on April 23rd, 1014.

Though he didn't invent it, the guillotine was named for a French doctor, who died on March 26th, 1814.

The archaeologist Howard Carter died on March 2nd, 1939.

A proto-mutiny took place in Ireland on March 20th, 1914.

The Japanese ruler was laid to rest on February 24th, 1989.

The playwright was baptised on February 26th, 1564.

Having conquered England, the Viking king died after a fall from his horse on February 3rd, 1014.

The great poet passed away aged 73 on January 28th, 1939.

The MP was ejected on January 19th, 1764.


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