Tuesday, May 24, 2011

May 22

May 22


Crown Prince Oscar of Sweden, Duke of Sodermanland & Princess Josephine of Leuchtenberg, Princess of Bologna & Duchess of Galliera   1823 [civil proxy marriage, they were married in person on June 19]  {aka the future King Oscar I of Sweden & Queen consort Josefina of Sweden}

Crown Prince Felipe of Spain, Prince of Asturias, Prince of Viana, Prince of Girona, Duke of Montblanc, Count of Cervera, Lord of Balaguer & Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano   2004


334 BC   The Macedonian army of Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of the Granicus.
1377   Pope Gregory XI issues five papal bulls to denounce the doctrines of English theologian John Wycliffe.
1455   War of the Roses:  at the First Battle of St.Albans, Richard, Duke of York, defeats & captures King Henry VI of England.
1809   On the second & last day of the Battle of Aspern-Essling (near Vienna), Napoleon is repelled by an enemy army for the first time.


1770   Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom, The Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg (d.1840)


337   Constantine the Great, Roman Emperor
748   Empress Gensho of Japan
1068   Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan
1667   Pope Alexander VII

1859   King Ferdinando II of the Two Sicilies

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