Monday, February 7, 2011

On this day...

February 7


Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands & Duke Heinrich of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (later Prince Hendrik of the Netherlands)   {1901}


King Hussein of Jordan   {1999}


King Abdullah II of Jordan   {1999}

Other events from this day in history...

457   Leo I becomes emperor of Byzantine Empire

1301   Edward of Caernarvon (later King Edward II of England) becomes the first English Prince of Wales


1102   Empress Matilda, Princess of England & wife of Henry V of the Holy Roman Empire

1693   Empress Anna of Russia
1804   John Deere, American manufacturer

1812   Charles Dickens, English novelist

1867   Laura Ingalls Wilder, American author

1906   Puyi, Emperor of China (d.1967)

1946   Pete Postlethwaite, English actor (d.2011)
1960   James Spader, American actor
1962   Garth Brooks, American singer
1962   Eddie Izzard, British actor & comedian
1965   Chris Rock, American actor & comedian
1978   Ashton Kutcher, American actor
1985   Tina Majorino, American actress


999   Boleslaus II of Bohemia
1045   Emperor Go-Suzaku of Japan
1317   Robert, Count of Claremont, French founder of House of Bourbon
1626   William V, Duke of Bavaria
1799   Qianlong, Emperor of China
1837   King Gustaf IV Adolf of Sweden
1878   Pope Pius IX

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