Richard Cavendish

Einstein's General Theory of Relativity was published on May 11th, 1916.

Unveiling a  masterpiece: the opening night of Citizen Kane, New York City, 1941.

One of the greatest films of all time made its debut on May 1st, 1941.

Painting of the Rajah of Sarawak in 1847 by Francis Grant

The first White Rajah of Sarawak was born on April 29th, 1803.

Henry Street, Dublin

The attempt to overthrow British rule and found an Irish Republic began on 24 April 1916.

God’s general: St Ignatius of Loyola, by Daniel Seghers and Jan Wildens, 17th century.

Saint Ignatius of Loyola became General of the Society of Jesus on April 19th, 1541.

Ante Pavelic in St Mark’s Square, Zagreb, April 1942.

The Independent State of Croatia was founded on 10 April 1941.

High churchman: John Keble in 1863

The churchmen and leader of the Oxford Movement died on March 29th 1866.

Yuan Shikai's short-lived reign as Chinese emperor ended on March 22nd, 1916.

Stewart steward: Robert II in a 16th-century engraving

The first monarch of the House of Stewart was born on March 2nd, 1316.

Convert king: statue of Ethelbert at Canterbury Cathedral, Kent

The first English king to be converted to Christianity died on February 24th, 616.