Sunday, April 3, 2011

March 29

March 29


Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein of Jordan   {1980}


1461   War of the Roses:  Battle of Towton - Edward of York defeats Queen Margaret to become King Edward IV of England.
1792   King Gustaf III of Sweden dies after being shot in the back at a midnight masquerade ball at Stockholm's Royal Opera 13 days earlier.  He is succeeded by Gustaf IV Adolf.
1809   King Gustaf IV Adolf of Sweden abdicates after a coup d'etat.
1867   Queen Victoria gives Royal Assent to the British North America Act which establishes the Dominion of Canada on July 1.
1871   The Royal Albert Hall is opened by Queen Victoria.
1982   The Canada Act 1982 (UK) receives the Royal Assent from Queen Elizabeth II, setting the stage for the Queen of Canada  to proclaim the Constitution Act, 1982.


1746   Carlo Buonaparte, father of Napoleon Bonaparte (d.1785)
1816   Tsultrim Gyatso, 10th Dalai Lama (d.1847)


1058   Pope Stephen IX
1368   Emperor Go-Murakami, Emperor of Japan
1792   King Gustaf III of Sweden

1956   Infante Alfonso of Spain (b.1941)

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