Independence Day in Senegal (1960)
Cheti Chand/Gudi Padwa/Ugadi in various parts of India
HISTORICAL ROYAL EVENTS
1081 Alexios I Komnenos is crowned Byzantine emperor at Constantinople, bringing the Komnenian dynasty to full power.
1660 Declaration of Breda by King Charles II of England.
1814 Napoleon abdicates for the first time.
1886 Tsar Alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev.
1939 Faisal II becomes King of Iraq.
1976 Prince Norodom Sihanouk resigns as leader of Cambodia and is placed under house arrest.
HISTORICAL ROYAL BIRTHS
188 Caracalla, Roman emperor (d.217)
1819 Queen Maria II of Portugal (d.1853)
896 Pope Formosus
1284 King Alfonso X of Castile
1292 Pope Nicholas IV
1305 Jeanne of Navarre, wife of King Philippe IV of France
1536 Friedrich I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach
1588 King Frederik II of Denmark
1930 Queen Viktoria of Sweden
1953 King Carol II of Romania