Elizabeth I. Elizabeth Tudor became Queen in 1558 at 25 years old.
Michael Collins. Apollo 11 Astronaut Michael Collins was stuck with the job of driving around the block, as it were, in the command module.
Lenin. Vladimir Lenin was born Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov in 1870 in Russia.
75,000. From a January 1788 arrival at Botany Bay, 75,000 convicts exiled from the British Isles for various crimes landed in Australia by 1840.
LBJ. The Great Society was LBJ's brainchild, and it would have kept him in office had he not declared war on Vietnam.
Renaissance. Leonardo da Vinci is a well known Renaissance artist.
Alexander Butterfield. When asked the question that forced him to reveal the "White House tapes", Alexander Butterfield said "Sir, I wish you had not asked that".
Allegheny College. President William McKinley attended Allegheny College in 1860, but did not graduate.
22nd. Harry Truman could run for a third term because the 22nd Amendment, setting Presidential term limits, did not apply to him.
Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln's first son Robert was his only offspring to reach an old age.
Sinking Of The Titanic. The sinking of the Titanic led to increased safety measures and the creation of patrols to monitor and warn ships of icebergs.
3300. Military service for women in Switzerland is voluntary and includes combat roles.
Iran. Scholars actually still argue about the merits of using the name "Persia" to refer to either the entire country known to most of us as Iran, or at least to a province within it.
RMS Mauretania. In 1906, the maiden voyage of the RMS Mauretania ushered in the age of trans-Atlantic luxury liners.
Bicentennial. The 1976 United States Bicentennial commemorated the 200-year anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Franklin Roosevelt was an unsuccessful candidate for Vice-President 12 years before he was elected President in his first of four terms.
Ray Nagin. Nagin was elected mayor in May of 2002.
Marcus Lepidus. After Julius Caesar's assassination, Marcus Lepidus, Mark Antony and Octavian made up the Second Triumvirate.
Stonewall Rebellion. The Stonewall Rebellion started with a police raid of the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village.
Iraq. Saddam Hussein was the president of Iraq from 1979 until toppled in 2003, during the U.S. invasion of Iraq.