Sunday, May 22, 2011

May 20

May 20


Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece, Prince of Greece & Denmark   {1967} (son of King Constantine II of Greece)

Luis Beltran Gomez-Acebo y de Borbon   {1973} [son of Infanta Pilar of Spain, Duchess of Badajoz (sister of King Juan Carlos I of Spain)]

Lady Cosima Windsor   {2010} [daughter of Alexander Windsor, Earl of Ulster (son of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester {1st cousin of Queen Elizabeth II of the UK})]


1217   The Second Battle of Lincoln is fought near Lincoln, England, resulting in the defeat of Prince Louis of France by William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke.
1293   King Sancho IV of Castile creates the Study of General Schools of Alcala.
1813   Emperor Napoleon I of France leads his French troops into the Battle of Bautzen in Saxony, Germany, against the combined forces of Russia & Prussia.  The battle ends the next day with a French victory.
1927   Treaty of Jedda:  The United Kingdom recognizes the sovereignty of King Ibn Saud in the kingdoms of Hejaz & Nejd, which later merge to become the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


1315   Bonne of Luxembourg, Duchess consort of Normady, Countess consort of Anjou & Maine, wife of King Jean II of France (d.1349)
1883   King Faisal I of Iraq (d.1933)


685   King Ecgfrith of Northumbria
1277   Pope John XXI

1285   John II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus
1622   Osman II "the Young", Ottoman Sultan

1648   King Wladyslaw IV Vasa of Poland

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