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. 

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.

‘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.

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.