Monday, March 28, 2011

March 28

March 28


37   Roman Emperor Caligula accepts the titles of the Principate, entitled to him by the Senate.
193   Roman Emperor Pertinax is assassinated by Praetorian Guards, who then sell the throne in an auction to Didius Julianus.
364   Roman Emperor Valentinian I appoints his brother Flavius Valens co-emperor.
1795   Partitions of Poland:  The Duchy of Courland ceases to exist & becomes part of Imperial Russia.


1522   Albrecht the Warlike, Prince of Bayreuth (d.1557)
1569   Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma (d.1622)
1613   Empress Xiaozhuangwen of the Qing Dynasty (d.1688)
1910   Queen Ingrid of Denmark (d.2000)


193   Pertinax, Roman Emperor
1072   Ordulf, Duke of Saxony
1239   Emperor Go-Taba of Japan
1285   Pope Martin IV
1884   Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, son of Queen Victoria

1926   Prince Philippe, Duke of Orleans 

1965   The Princess Mary, Princess Royal & Countess of Harewood

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