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History 101: Bill O'Reilly Gets It Wrong Again

For the second time in a week, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly got his history wrong while quizzing a colleague on the cable news channel. O'Reilly asked Fox News Business correspondent Terry Keenan if she knew "what happened in France when Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette were eating cake and everyone else was eating, you know, sewer rats?"

The only problem with O'Reilly's history lesson? Louis XIV, the so-called Sun King, was not married to Marie Antoinette. The Austrian beauty was married to Louis Seize (or Louis XVI for HuffPost's non-Francophone readers).

Watch MSNBC's Dan Abrams correct the historical record for the cable news host: