Monday, April 25, 2011

April 25

April 25

Easter Monday

ANZAC Day (Australia & New Zealand)

Feast Day of St. Mark the Evangelist


Princess Muna al-Hussein of Jordan   {1941} (mother of King Abdullah II of Jordan)
Prince Louis Alphonse of Bourbon, Duke of Anjou   {1974}


1644   The Chongzhen Emperor, the last Emperor of the Ming Dynasty of China, commits suicide during a peasant rebellion led by Li Zecheng.
1804   The western Georgian kingdom of Imereti accepts the suzerainty of the Russian Empire.
1986   Msawti III is crowned King of Swaziland, succeeding his father Sobhuza II.


1214   King Louis IX of France (d.1270)

1228   King Conrad IV of Germany (d.1254)

1284   King Edward II of England (d.1327)

1608   Gaston, Duke of Orleans, son of King Henri IV of France (d.1660)

1775   Infanta Carlota of Spain, Queen of Portugal (d.1830)

1776   Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester & Edinburgh (d.1857)

1843   Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, Grand Duchess of Hesse (d.1878)

1897   Princess Mary, The Princess Royal, Countess of Harewood (d.1965)


1077   King Geza I of Hungary
1295   King Sancho IV of Castile
1605   Naresuan, King of Siam
1644   Emperor Chongzhen of China
1875   Trinley Gyatso, 12th Dalai Lama

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