On this day – 16th May

1770   Marie Antoinette, at age 14, married the future King Louis XVI of France, who was 15. 1881   In Germany...

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Magna Carta

Magna Carta (Latin for “Great Charter”) is one of the most celebrated documents in English history. At the time it...

15/05/2011

On this day – 15th May

1718   London lawyer James Puckle patents the machine gun 1829   The US Congress designates the slave trade as piracy 1918  ...

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