May 16

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  • 1916 Britain and France concluded the secret Sykes–Picot Agreement that was to divide the Arab regions of the Ottoman Empire after the First World War into French and British ‘spheres of influence’.
  • 1926 The Fianna Fáil Party was founded by Éamon de Valera.
  • 1926 Fianna Fáil party was founded.
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