Months Past

The two-piece swimsuit was unveiled on 5 July 1946.

Works by artists including Dalí, Duchamp and Picasso went on display at the Burlington Gallery on 11 June 1936.

Crazy Horse and the allied leaders surrendered on 5 May 1877. 

Illustration by R. Fresson

The notorious highwayman was hanged on 7 April 1739.

Paleontologist and fossil hunter Mary Anning was born on 21 May 1799.

The chef and restaurateur died on 12 February 1935.

The English reporter who posed as a man to become a soldier during the First World War was born on 4 October 1896.

The Roman leader was born 29 September 106 BC.

‘Little Miss Sure Shot’, Annie Oakley, was born 13 August 1860.

Reparations paid by the Chinese to the US following the Boxer Rebellion were used to open Tsinghua University in Beijing on 11 April, 1911.