Monday, April 25, 2011

April 23

April 23

St. George's Day

Holy Saturday/Black Saturday


Princess Aisha bint Al Hussein of Jordan   {1968} [twin] (sister of King Abdullah II of Jordan)

Princess Zein bin Al Hussein of Jordan   {1968} [twin] (sister of King Abdullah II of Jordan)

Lady Gabriella Windsor   {1981} [daughter of Prince Michael of Kent (1st cousin of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland)]

Princess Laetitia Maria of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este, Princess Imperial of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary & Bohemia, Princess of Modena   {2003} (daughter of Princess Astrid of Belgium)


Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan & Rym Brahimi   {2004}


1016   Edmund Ironside succeeds his father, Aethelred the Unready, as King of England.
1348   The founding of the Order of the Garter by King Edward III of England is announced on St.George's Day.

1661   King Charles II of England, Scotland & Ireland is crowned in Westminster Abbey.
1941   World War II:  The Greek government & King George II of Greece evacuate before the invading Wehrmacht.


1170   Isabelle of Hainaut, Queen of France (d.1190)

1185   King Afonso II of Portugal (d.1223)

1464   Joan of France, Duchess of Berry, Queen of France (d.1505)

1676   King Fredrik I of Sweden (d.1751)

1823   Abd-ul-Mejid I, Ottoman Sultan (d.1861)


725   Wihtred, King of Kent
871   King Ethelred of Wessex
1014   Brian Boru, High King of Ireland
1016   King Aethelred II of England
1124   King Alexander I of Scotland
1151   Queen Adeliza of England
1217   King Inge II of Norway
1605   Tsar Boris Godunov of Russia
1625   Maurits of Nassau, Prince of Orange
1784   Solomon I, King of Imereti (western Georgia)

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