One of England’s best-known kings died on 28 January 1547.
The inventor of the saxotromba, saxhorn, saxtuba and saxophone was born on 6 November 1814.
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.
In the first games, which began on 6 April, 1896, 241 athletes from 14 countries competed in 43 events.
The deal to buy Alaska from Russia was signed on 30 March 1867.
The American poet died on March 26th, 1892 after completing his masterpiece, Leaves of Grass, a year earlier.
The Reinheitsgebot was adopted on 23 April 1516.