1844 - Bernadette Soubirous is a French saint was born 7th of January.
1858 - Returned to Lourdes to attend the free school run by the Sisters of Charity and Christian Instruction.
- On 11th of February Bernadette had an experience that forever changed her life and the town of Lourdes where she lived.
- Bernadette claimed to see the first of 18 visions of what she termed "a small young lady" standing in a niche in the rock.
1866 - Joined the Sisters of Charity convent.
1879 - Saint Bernadette Soubirous died on the 16th April because of her illness.
1933 - Canonized as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church.
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