17th January 1863
David Lloyd George, the Prime Minister who led Britain through WWI was born. 160 years.
16th February 1923
Pharaoh Tutankhamen's tomb discovered in Egypt by Howard Carter. 100 years.
2nd March 1913
National Woman's Party forms. 110 years.
8th April 1973
Pablo Picasso, Spanish artist and co-founder of the Cubism movement, dies. 50 years
4th June 1913
Emily Wilding Davison, suffragette, runs in front of King Goerge V's horse during the Epsom Derby, sustaining injuries that resulted in her death four days later. 110 years.
6th June 1948
Louis Lumiere, French inventor, photographic pioneer and filmmaker who, along with his brother, made the first film, dies. 75 years
4th July 1938
Suzanne Lenglen, well known French tennis player who won 31 championships between 1914 and 1926, died. 85 years.
21st July 1613
Coronation of Michael, Tsar of Russia, the founder of the Romanov dynasty. 410 years.
2nd August 1923
Warren G. Harding, 29th President of the United States, died. 100 years.
6th November 1913
Mahatma Ghandi was arrested for leading Indian miners march in South Africa. 100 years.
1st December 1913
Henry Ford instituted moving assembly line. 110 years
5th December 2013
Nelson Mandela, South African lawyer and politician, 1st President of South Africa, Nobel Prize laureate, died. 10 years.
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