Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Texas Independence Day

March 2

Texas Independence Day


Martin Jorgensen   {1978} [husband of Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg (Denmark)]

Eloise Taylor   {2003} [daughter of Lady Helen Taylor (UK)]


986   Louis V becomes King of the Franks
1127   Assassination of Charles the Good, Count of Flanders
1855   Alexander II becomes Tsar of Russia
1861   Emancipation reform in Russia:  Alexander II signs the emancipation reform into law, abolishing Russian serfdom
1882   Queen Victoria narrowly escapes an assassination attempt by Roderick McLean in Windsor
1939   Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli is elected Pope and takes the name Pius XII
1955   King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia abdicates the throne in favor of his father, King Norodom Suramarit


1316   Robert II of Scotland, Scottish king (d.1390)
1409   John II of Alencon, Duke of Alencon & Count of Perche (d.1476)
1459   Pope Adrian VI (d.1523)
1810   Pope Leo XIII (d.1903)
1843   Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy (d.1911)
1876   Pope Pius XII (d.1958)


855   Lothair, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor
1316   Marjorie Bruce, daughter of Robert I of Scotland
1835   Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor
1855   Nicholas I of Russia, Emperor of Russia
1921   King Nicholas I of Montenegro
1936   Grand Duchess Victoria Melita of Russia

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