Sunday, May 15, 2011

May 15

May 15


Dom Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza   {1945}

Prince Jean of Luxembourg   {1957} [twin] [son of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg & brother of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg]

Princess Margaretha of Liechtenstein, Countess of Reitberg, Princess of Luxembourg   {1957} [twin] [daughter of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, sister of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg & wife of Prince Nikolaus of Liechtenstein (brother of Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein)]

Zara Phillips   {1981} [daughter of The Princess Anne, Princess Royal (daughter of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland)]

Ana-Maria Morales y de Grecia   {2003} [daughter of Princess Alexia of Greece & Denmark (daughter of King Constantine II of Greece)]


Princess Ragnhild of Norway & Erling Sven Lorentzen   {1953}


1252   Pope Innocent IV issues the papal bull ad exstirpanda, which authorized, but also limits, the torture of heretics in the Medieval Inquisition.
1536   Anne Boleyn, Queen consort of England, stands trial in London on charges of treason, adultery, & incest.  She is condemned to death by a specially-selected jury.
1567   Mary, Queen of Scots, marries James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, her third husband.
1796   First Coalition:  Napoleon enters Milan in triumph.
1800   King George III of the United Kingdom survives an assassination attempt by James Hadfield, who is later acquitted by reason of insanity.
1858   Opening of the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London.


1036   Emperor Go-Ichijo of Japan
1157   Yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince
1174   Nur ad-Din Zangi, ruler of Syria (Emir of Damascus & Aleppo)
1591   Tsarevich Dmitri Ivanovich of Russia

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