Ralegh's fateful attempt to discover El Dorado began on March 17th, 1617.
A major conflict in the Chilean War of Independence was fought on 12 February 1817.
The decree that led to the internment of Japanese-Americans was passed on 19 February 1942.
Commemorating the overnight resting places of Eleanor's coffin, the 12 crosses were unveiled on 28 November 1291.
The 'healer' and friend to Tsar Nicholas II was killed on 17 December 1916.
One of the greatest and most fascinating of English monarchs was proclaimed queen on 17 November 1558.
The Victorian masterpiece was burned to the ground on November 29th, 1936.
A family planning clinic opened in New York on 16 October 1916. It lasted only a few days.
The author was born on 28 July 1866.
The satirical magazine appeared on July 17th, 1841.