The tragic figure whose death led to the outbreak of the First World War was born on December 18th, 1863.
Tinseltown pioneers founded the Jesse Lasky Feature Play Company on December 22nd, 1913.
The rebirth of one of the world's great buildings took place on December 24th, 563.
Proust's epic first appeared on November 14th, 1913.
Thomas Tompion, a master of time, died on November 20th, 1713.
The creator of modern Turkey died on November 10th, 1938.
The Parisian idol died on October 11th, 1963.
The last Vietnamese emperor was born on October 22nd, 1913.
The great humanitarian organisation was founded on October 29th, 1863.
France's 'First Peer' was created on September, 6th 1363
The great Olympian was born on September 12th, 1913
Mexico declared its independence on September 13th, 1813.
The make-up master died on August 30th, 1938.
The first (and indeed only) Welsh monarch was toppled on August 5th, 1063.
The Byzantine ruler claimed his throne on August 16th, 963.
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