- Louis XVI, executed 21 January 1793, Louis was king of France when the monarchy was overthrown by the French Revolution.
Louis was found guilty of treason his wife and Queen, Marie Antoinette was executed nine months later.
- The Battle of Trafalgar, Monday 21 October 1805, was a sea battle fought between
the British Royal Navy and the combined fleets of the French Navy and
Spanish Navy.Lord Horatio Nelson killed, "Hardy, I do believe they have done it at last... my backbone is shot through."
- The end of 1st World War (the Great War) Monday 11th November 1914.
Approximately 20 million civilian and military personnel killed and an estimated 40 million casualties.
- William Jefferson Clinton (Bill Clinton) was born on 19 August 1946 in Hope, Arkansas.
Bill Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States (1993 - 2001)
- 18th April 1955 Albert Einstein died in hospital in Princeton, New Jersey, aged 76.
- Treaties of Rome signed on March 25th 1957, by Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and West Germany.
These treaties established the European Economic Community (EEC) and the European Atomic Energy Community (EAEC or Euratom), the formation
of the European Union.
- Monday 12th January 1976, writer Agatha Christie died. The British author, sold an estimated 300 million books during her lifetime.She died at her home in Wallingford in Oxfordshire, aged 85.
- John Lennon murdered Monday 8th December 1980, Lennon was shot four times by gunman Mark Chapman outside his New York City apartment.
- Black Monday. The stock market crash of 1987 was the largest one day stock market crash in history. The Dow Jones index lost 22.6% of its value or $500 billion dollars on Monday October 19th 1987.