Sunday, April 3, 2011

March 31

March 31

Cesar Chavez Day (California, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Michigan, New Mexico, Utah & Wisconsin)


307   After divorcing his wife Minervina, Roman Emperor Constantine I marries Fausta, the daughter of the retired Roman Emperor Maximian.
1492   Queen Isabella of Castille issues the Alhambra decree, ordering her 150,000 Jeiwsh subjects to convert to Christianity or face expulsion.
1959   The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, crosses the border into India & is granted political asylum.


250   Constantius Chlorus, Roman Emperor (d.306)
1360   Philippa of Lancaster, Queen of Portugal (d.1415)
1425   Bianca Maria Visconti, Duchess of Milan (d.1468)
1499   Pope Pius IV (d.1565)
1519   King Henri II of France (d.1559)
1576   Louise Juliana of Nassau, Regent of Bohemia (d.1644)
1651   Karl II, Elector Palatine (d.1685)
1675   Pope Benedict XIV (d.1758)
1718   Infanta Mariana Victoria of Spain (d.1781)
1723   King Frederik V of Denmark (d.1766)


1340   Ivan I of Russia, Prince of Moscow
1547   Francis I of France
1567   Philipp I of Hesse
1621   King Felipe II of Spain
1671   Anne Hyde, Duchess of York & wife of King James II of England

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