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Months - Notable Historical Events

CiceroSep 2, -44

Mary StuartSep 9, 1543

Dred ScottMay 26, 1857

Nicolas IIJan 29, 1905

Georges VezinaNov 28, 1925

Charles LindberghMar 1, 1932

Bonnie ParkerApr 19, 1932

Pete RoseJul 19, 1990

Kim CampbellJun 25, 1993

Michael JordanMar 19, 1995

Bill CosbyDec 12, 1997

Martha StewartJul 17, 2004

Elizabeth IIDec 20, 2007

Benedict XVIOct 6, 2012

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Months - Historical Events
Date Event
44

The first of Cicero's Philippics (oratorical attacks) on Mark Antony. He will make 14 of them over the next several months.

BC
AD
69-01-15

Otho seizes power in Rome, proclaiming himself Emperor of Rome, but only rules for three months before committing suicide.

73-04-16

Masada, a Jewish fortress, falls to the Romans after several months of siege, ending the Jewish Revolt.

1270-10-30

The Eighth Crusade and siege of Tunis ended by agreement between Charles I of Sicily (brother to King Louis IX of France, who had died months earlier) and the sultan of Tunis.

1294-12-13

Saint Celestine V abdicates the papacy after only five months; Celestine hoped to return to his previous life as an ascetic hermit.

1422-08-31

Henry VI, becomes King of England at the age of 9 months.

1543-09-09

Mary Stuart, at nine months old, is crowned "Queen of Scots" in the central Scottish town of Stirling.

1573-07-13

Haarlem surrenders after 7 months to Spanish army

1585-08-17

Antwerp surrenders after 8 months siege by duke of Parma

1620-11-09

After a month of delays off the English coast and about two months at sea, the Mayflower spots land (Cape Cod)

1708-09-11

Charles XII of Sweden stops his march to conquer Moscow outside Smolensk, marking the turning point in the Great Northern War. The army is defeated nine months later in the Battle of Poltava, and the Swedish empire is no longer a major power.

1834-11-14

William Thomson enters Glasgow University at 10 yrs 4 months

1846-05-13

US declares war on Mexico, 2 months after fighting begins

1857-05-26

US slave Dred Scott and family freed by owner Henry Taylor Blow 3 months after US courts ruled against them.

1861-08-05

Enlistment increases from 3 months to 2 years

1881-06-12

The USS Jeannette, under the command of George Washington De Long, is crushed by Arctic ice after 21 months of ice-bound drifting

1881-06-13

The USS Jeannette, under the command of George Washington De Long, sinks in the Arctic circle following 21 months of drifting after becoming trapped in the ice

1895-09-24

1st round-the-world trip by a woman on a bicycle (took 15 months)

1897-09-11

After months of pursuit, generals of Menelik II of Ethiopia capture Gaki Sherocho, the last king of Kaffa, bringing an end to that ancient kingdom.

1900-05-20

2nd modern Olympic games opens in Paris (lasted 5 months)

1900-10-28

After over 5 months second Olympic games in Paris, France, close

1902-01-30

Britain and Japan sign a treaty after months of negotiating which commits each country to supporting an independent China and Korea, although it acknowledges Japan's 'special interest' in Korea

1902-04-08

Russia and China sign the Convention of Evacuation under which Russia agrees to evacuate Manchuria within 18 months

1905-01-16

Baseball outfielder Frank Huelsman completes eighth transaction in 8 months

1905-01-29

Tsar Nicolas II of Russia, unsettled by the rising violence and protest, enacts reforms to improve the conditions of workers; these changes will do little to stop disorder throughout Russia in ensuing months

1905-11-11

High Commissioner Prince George declares amnesty for all leaders of the insurrection that has been disturbing Crete during the recent months - but which never gained mass supprt

1909-09-06

Word received that Admiral Peary discovers North Pole 5 months earlier

1914-01-20

The first group of Transvaal Indian women satyagrahis are released from Pietermaritzburg Prison in South Africa after three months imprisonment

1914-04-21

US marines occupy Vera Cruz, a major Mexican port; they will stay for 6 months

1914-06-13

Eleftherios Venizelos annouces that Greece intends to annex Chios and Mytilene, two large islands off the Turkish coast; Greece and Turkey have been heading towards conflict for months over claims to Aegean islands

1914-12-31

As the year ends, the world finds itself engulfed in a war that would have seemed like and unimaginable nightmare only six months before

1916-03-15

Gen Pershing and 15,000 troops chase Villa into Mexico; they stay 10 for 10 months

1918-09-04

US troops land in Archangel, Russia, stay 10 months

1920-02-04

1st flight from London to South Africa takes-off (lasts 1½ months)

1920-03-20

1st flight from London to South Africa lands (took 1½ months)

1922-06-13

Longest attack of hiccups begins Charlie Osborne, 98 hiccupped over 435 million times before it stops, He dies 11 months after it stops

1925-06-06

Walter Percy Chrysler founded Chrysler Corp (Iacocca is 8 months old)

1925-11-28

NHL goalie Georges Vezina collapses & dies 4 months later of TB

1927-10-28

Josip Broz (Tito) begins 7 months jail sentence in Croatia

1929-07-24

NY to SF foot race ends (2½ months) winner is 60 year old Monteverde

1932-03-01

Charles Lindbergh Jr (20 months), kidnapped in NJ; found dead May 12

1932-04-19

Bonnie Parker is captured in a failed hardware store burglary, and subsequently jailed. A grand jury fails to indict her, however, and she is released a few months later

1934-02-19

US contract air mail service canceled, replaced by US army for 6 months

1941-12-07

German siege of Tobruk after 8 months ends

1944-08-03

Tommy Brown, just 16 years & 8 months old, plays shortstop for Dodgers

1945-04-18

Clandestine Radio 1212, after broadcasting pro-nazi propoganda for months used their influence to trap 350,000 German army group B troops

1945-09-10

Mike the Headless Chicken is decapitated in Fruita, Colorado; he survives for another 18 months before choking to death.

1946-04-18

League of Nations dissolves (3 months after UN starts)

1950-03-03

3 months as National-American Football League takes back NFL name

1951-03-06

Belgium extends conscription to 24 months

1954-05-14

Belgium shortens military conscription from 20 to 18 months

1954-06-16

Dutch military conscription shortened from 20 to 18 months

1954-11-27

Alger Hiss is released from prison after serving 44 months for perjury.

1958-07-15

Pres Eisenhower sends US troops to Lebanon; they stay 3 months

1958-08-02

Jordan & Iraq disolve their Arab Federation, after 3 months

1959-05-10

Giants Jim Hearn allows 2 runs against Pirates, game is suspended, Hearn is released & charged with loss 2 months after his retirement

1959-08-20

Belgium shortens military conscription to 12 months

1960-01-20

Patrice Lumumba sentenced to 6 months in Belgian Congo

1970-04-01

Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, headed by Bud Selig, purchases the Seattle Pilots for $10,800,000 Although negotiations were conducted over a period of months, it was not until March 13 when a federal bankruptcy referee declared the Pilots bankrupt

1970-10-21

Bernadette Devlin is released from prison having served four months of her six month sentence for riotous behaviour

1972-10-13

Uruguay to Chile plane crashes in Andes Mountains, (passengers eat crash victims to survive, 16 of 45 rescued 2 months later)

1973-07-31

Delta Airlines DC-9 crashes in fog at Logan Airport, Boston, killing all but one of 89 aboard. Lone survivor dies 6 months later

1974-01-06

In response to the 1973 energy crisis, daylight saving time commences nearly four months early in the United States.

1974-02-04

Chimpanzee Nim Chimsky signs his 1st word, at 2½ months

1974-05-22

Ruffian begins her racing career as a filly & dies 14 months later

1975-02-23

In response to the energy crisis, daylight saving time commences nearly two months early in the United States.

1976-09-24

Newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst sentenced to 7 years for her part in a 1974 bank robbery. Released after 22 months by Pres Carter

1977-01-31

Frenchman Francois Claustre freed, after 33 months as hostage in Chad

1977-06-22

Former AG John Mitchell starts 19 months in Alabama prison

1979-06-11

Chuck Berry pleads guilty to income tax evasion, sentenced to 4 months

1979-07-10

Chuck Berry sentenced to 4 months for $200,000 in tax evasion

1980-10-06

John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols) sentenced to 3 months inprisonment on assault charges

1980-12-04

2 months after death of drummer John Bonham, Led Zeppelin breaks up

1981-05-04

After 66 days on hunger strike, 26 year old Bobby Sands MP died in the Maze; 9 further hunger strikers die over the next 3 months

1982-07-16

Sun Myung Moon sentenced to 18 months for tax fraud

1983-07-21

Polish government ends 19 months of martial law

1984-03-27

Beginning of "tanker war": over the next 9 months, 44 ships, including Iranian, Iraqi, Saudi Arabian and Kuwaiti tankers, are attacked by Iraqi or Iranian warplanes or damaged by mines

1984-10-24

Intelsat 5 re-enters Earth's atmosphere 5 months after it failed

1984-11-08

1st-class cricket debut of Wasim Akram, 2 months before his 1st Test

1985-05-29

Amputee Steve Fonyo completes cross-Canada marathon at Victoria, British Columbia, after 14 months.

1986-06-10

In South Africa, the three-year-old 'State of Emergency' is renewed for another twelve months, followed by an organized campaign of civil disobedience against it.

1986-06-29

Moses Mayekiso, who was the General Secretary of the Metal and Allied Workers Union (MAWU) and became a member of the South African Communist Party (SACP), is detained for a second time and spends several months in solitary cofinement

1986-12-19

OPEC reaches an accord that would cut production by 7 percent for the first six months of 1987 and would raise prices immediately toward a target world oil price of $18 per barrel

1986-12-24

French hostage Aurel Cornea, held in Lebanon for 9 months, released

1987-10-20

Subway gunman Bernhard Goetz sentenced to 6 months in jail

1988-08-07

Writers guild end their 6 months strike

1988-10-03

Lebanese kidnappers release Mithileshwar Singh (held for 30 months)

1990-04-12

James Brown moves to a work-release center after serving 15 months

1990-04-22

Lebanon release US hostage Robert Polhill after 39 months

1990-06-11

Federal judge sentenced former national security adviser John M Poindexter to 6 months for making false statements to Congress

1990-07-19

Cincinnati Red Pete Rose is sentence to 5 months for tax evasion

1991-08-08

With two months left, White Sox set new home attendance (2,150,951)

1993-01-03

Junk bond king Michael Milkin is released from jail after 22 months

1993-06-25

Kim Campbell becomes the 19th Prime Minister of Canada (although she would remain in office for less than five months)

1993-11-15

Joe Buttafuoco sentence to 6 months for statutory rape of Amy Fisher

1994-01-03

Restoration of South African citizenship, announced on 15 December 1993 by the South African parliament led by President F.W. de Klerk, becomes effective four months before the first South Africa non-racial polls of 27 April, 1994

1994-03-23

Amy Fisher's lover Joey Buttafuoco is released from jail after 4 months & 9 days

1994-05-07

Edvard Munch's painting "The Scream" recovered 3 months after stolen

1995-03-19

Michael Jordan rejoins Chicago Bulls after 17 months, beats Pacers

1995-05-16

Japanese police arrest cult leader Shoko Asahara & charged him with Nerve-gas attack on Tokyo's subways two months earlier

1996-09-29

Nintendo 64 video game system debuts in USA (3 months after Japan)

1997-10-31

British au pair Louise Woodward, 19, sentenced to life for the death of Matthew Eappen 8½ months (judge changes to time served)

1997-12-12

Fed judge sentences Autumn Jackson, who claims to be Bill Cosby's daughter, to 26 months for trying to extort $40 million from him

1999-10-31

Yachtsman Jesse Martin returns to Melbourne after 11 months of circumnavigating the world, solo, non-stop and unassisted.

2003-03-12

Elizabeth Smart, was found after having been missing for 9 months.

2004-07-17

Martha Stewart is sentenced to five months in prison plus five months in home confinement for lying to federal investigators

2007-12-20

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becomes the oldest ever monarch of the United Kingdom, surpassing Queen Victoria, who lived for 81 years, 7 months and 29 days.

2008-02-28

Former Prime Minister of Thailand Thaksin Shinawatra is arrested on corruption charges upon returning to Thailand after months of exile.

2009-11-30

Canada begins its recovery from the recession; economic growth is at 0.4% after 14 months of economic stagnation

2011-11-23

Arab Spring: After 11 months of protests in Yemen, The Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh Signs a deal to transfer power to the vice president, in exchange for legal immunity.

2012-10-06

Paolo Gabriele, Pope Benedict XVI's butler, is found guilty of leaking confidential documents and is sentenced to 18 months imprisonment

2013-05-09

Everton Manager David Moyes is announced to become Sir Alex Ferguson's successor at Manchester United (he only lasted 10 months)

2014-07-04

Rolf Harris is sentenced to 5 years and 9 months for indecently assaulting female minors

2016-04-28

Dennis Hastert, ex-US House speaker, sentenced to 15 months in jail

2016-08-25

Zika virus may linger in babies' blood for months, with unknown effects

2017-02-17

Pakistan Shrine Bombing Kills Scores in Worst Attack in Months

2017-04-16

Former Mexican governor, on the run for six months, captured in Guatemala

2018-04-25

Rapper Meek Mill freed from US jail after months-long campaign

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Months - Birthdays
Date Event
1910-10-20

Mikhail Botov, The Twelve Months

1916-10-24

Janny Brandes-Brilslijper, The Last Seven Months of Anne Frank

1927-03-06

Konstantin Chikin, The Twelve Months

1932-11-03

Walter Moulder, Six Months to Mars

1939-06-27

Priscilla Alden, Nine Months

1940-02-18

Charles Robert Jenkins, 39 Years 6 Months 4 Days/Michael Jordan/Rex

1949-9-01

Luminita Gheorghiu, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

1952-11-14

Anne François, Nine Months

1953-9-09

Marioara Sterian, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

1954-02-28

Doru Ana, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

1954-07-22

Geo Dobre, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

1957-06-09

Tony Eugene Stewart, Crime Wave: 18 Months of Mayhem

1958-09-10

Chris Columbus, writer/director (Mrs Doubtfire, Nine Months)

1960-09-09

Hugh Grant, London England (4 Weddings & a Funeral, 9 Months)

1961-08-04

Ion Sapdaru, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

1966-06-01

Lenny Mesi, 2 Years, 11 Months and 8 Days

1966-08-23

Janet Wilder, Nine Months

1968-04-27

Cristian Mungiu, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

1969-06-25

Vlad Ivanov, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

1969-10-23

Razvan Radulescu, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

1969-9-11

Dana Bunescu, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

1971-11-22

Jim Frederick, 39 Years 6 Months 4 Days/Michael Jordan/Rex

1972-07-22

Oleg Mutu, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

1974-08-12

Ion Grosu, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

1976-01-01

Marq Piocos, Four Months Until Fight Day

1976-01-25

Laura Vasiliu, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

1976-02-10

Kim Croscup, Space Zombies: 13 Months of Brain-Spinning Mayhem!

1978-04-01

Anamaria Marinca, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

1978-07-29

Madalina Ghitescu, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

1978-12-05

Maria Murgu, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

1978-12-24

Kyle McKeown, Space Zombies: 13 Months of Brain-Spinning Mayhem!

1981-01-16

Joey Simmrin, Nine Months

1982-10-16

Tim Wijbenga, 12 Months in 1 Day

1984-01-18

Seung-hui Cho, Snapshot: Six Months of the Korean American Male

1984-04-21

Alexandru Potocean, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

1988-12-20

Sara Gordon, 2 Months, $2 Million

Months - Weddings
Date Event
1924-03-19

American poet e.e. (Edward Estlin) Cummings marries first wife Elaine Orr. The marriage lasts less than 9 months.

2005-12-12

Oscar-winning actress Renee Zellweger (36) weds country-music heartthrob singer Kenny Chesney (37) for the reason of fraud after 4 months of marriage

Months - Notable Divorces

Janet LeighDec 28, 1942

Larry BirdOct 31, 1976

George ForemanApr 23, 1982

Janet JacksonJan 7, 1985

Courtney LoveJun 15, 1989

Charlie SheenJan 27, 1997

Nicolas CageNov 25, 2002

Robert EvansJun 16, 2006

Months - Divorces
Date Event
1942-12-28

Actress Janet Leigh (14) divorces childhood sweetheart John Kenneth Carlisle (18) 4 months after getting married

1976-10-31

NBA legend Larry Bird (19) divorces highschool sweetheart Janet Condra only 11 months after getting married

1982-04-23

Professional boxer George Foreman (33) divorces Sharon Goodson after 7 months of marriage

1985-01-07

Actress-singer Janet Jackson (18) divorces fellow R&B singer James DeBarge (21) only 4 months after getting married

1989-06-15

Singer-songwriter Courtney Love (24) divorces vocalist James Moreland only 4 months after getting married

1997-01-27

"Wall Street" actor Charlie Sheen (31) divorces model Donna Peele after nearly 5 months of getting married

1997-06-25

"Dumb and Dumber" actress Lauren Holly (33) divorces actor-comedian Jim Carrey (35) due to irreconcilable differences after 9 months of marriage

2002-11-25

Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage (38) divorces "Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 months of marriage

2004-04-27

Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry files for divorce from her second husband, R&B singer Eric Benet, six months after the couple separated

2004-11-09

Hotel heiress and fashion model Nicky Hilton (21) divorces businessman Todd Andrew Meister (33) due to bi-coastal relationship after nearly 3 months of marriage

2006-04-20

Actor-writer Charlie Shanian (39) divorces former Beverly Hills, 90210 actress Tori Spelling (32) only 15 months after their lavish $1-million wedding

2006-06-16

Lady Victoria White (43) divorces legendary Hollywood film producer Robert Evans (76) due to irreconcilable differences only 10 months after getting married

2006-11-27

"Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (39) divorces singer Kid Rock (36) due to irreconcilable differences only 4 months after getting married

2006-12-29

One Tree Hill actress Sophia Bush (24) divorces actor Chad Michael Murray (25) for the reason of fraud after 5 months of marriage

2008-02-22

"Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (40) divorces Rick Salomon (39) due to irreconcilable differences only 2 months after getting married

2008-10-10

Actor and comedian Chris Kattan (37) divorces model Sunshine Tutt (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 months of marriage

2015-10-30

Imran Khan Divorces Second Wife Reham Khan After 10 Months Of Marriage

Months - Deaths
Date Event
69-12-22

Aulus Vitellius, Roman Emperor for 8 months, executed by the troops of his successor Vespasian in Rome

1885-11-25

Thomas A Hendricks, 21st VP, dies at 66, 8 months after taking office

1958-08-28

Nikolay Voinov, The Twelve Months

1967-06-24

Walter Moulder, Six Months to Mars

1976-12-16

George, a goose that lived to 49 years 8 months, dies

1988-02-06

Faina Epifanova, The Twelve Months

1994-03-27

Konstantin Chikin, The Twelve Months

1994-06-09

Angela Lakeberg, siamese twin, dies at 11 months

1995-12-19

Janet Wilder, Nine Months

2003-08-15

Janny Brandes-Brilslijper, The Last Seven Months of Anne Frank

2007-04-16

Seung-hui Cho, Snapshot: Six Months of the Korean American Male

2007-08-24

Priscilla Alden, Nine Months

2014-07-31

Jim Frederick, 39 Years 6 Months 4 Days/Michael Jordan/Rex


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