Sunday, May 15, 2011

May 13

May 13

Feast Day of Our Lady of Fatima


Princess Maria of Bulgaria, Princess of Vidin    {1970} [wife of Prince Konstantin-Assen of Bulgaria, Prince of Vidin (son of Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria)]
Prince Carl Philipp of Sweden, Duke of Varmland   {1979} (son of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden)
Lukas von Lattorff   {2000} [son of Princess Tatjana of Liechtenstein (daughter of Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein)]


Dom Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza & Isabel de Castro Curvelo de Heredia   {1995}


1497   Pope Alexander VI excommunicates Girolamo Savonarola.
1515   Mary Tudor, former Queen consort of France & Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk are officially married at Greenwich (after their secret marriage in France on March 3, 1515).
1568   Battle of Langside:  the forces of Mary, Queen of Scots, are defeated by a confederacy of Scottish Protestants under James Stewart, Earl of Moray, her half-brother.
1861   America Civil War:  Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom issues a "proclamation of neutrality" which recognizes the breakaway states as having belligerent rights.
1940   Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands flees her country to Great Britain after the Nazi invasion.  Princess Juliana takes her children to Canada for their safety.
1981   Mehmet Ali Agca attempts to assassinate Pope John Paul II in St. Peter's Square in Rome.  The Pope is rushed to the Agostino Gemelli University Polyclinic to undergo emergency surgery and survives.


1254   Marie of Brabant, Queen consort of France (d.1321)

1655   Pope Innocent XIII (d.1724)

1717   Queen Maria Theresia of Hungary & Bohemia, Holy Roman Empress (d.1780)

1742   Archduchess Maria Christina of Austria, Duchess of Teschen (d.1798)

1792   Blessed Pope Pius IX (d.1878)

1822   Francis, Duke of Cadiz, King consort of Spain (d.1902)


1176   Matthias I, Duke of Lorraine
1312   Theobald II, Duke of Lorraine
1742   Ludwig IX, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
2008   Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Emir Father Sheikh of Kuwait

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