Tuesday, May 31, 2011

May 26

May 26

ROYAL BIRTHDAYS

Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, Count of Monpezat   {1968} (son of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark)

Zenouska Mowatt   {1990} [daughter of Marina Ogilvy Mowatt (daughter of Princess Alexandra of Kent {1st cousin of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland})]






HISTORICAL ROYAL EVENTS

1135   Alfonso VII of Leon & Castile is crowned in the Cathedral of Leon as "Emperor of All Spain".
1805   Napoleon Bonaparte assumes the title King of Italy and is crowned with the Iron Crown of Lombardy in the Duomo di Milano, the gothic cathedral in Milan.
1896   Coronation of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (new style date; Old Style is May 14).


HISTORICAL ROYAL BIRTHS

1478   Pope Clement VII (d.1534)

1566   Mehmed III, Ottoman Emperor (d.1603)

1867   Princess Victoria Mary of Teck, Queen consort of the United Kingdom (d.1953)



DEATHS

946   King Edmund I of England
1055   Margrave Adalbert "the Victorious" of Austria
1421   Mehmed I, Ottoman Sultan

1512   Bayezid II, Ottoman Sultan

1679   Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria, Duke of Bavaria, Prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire

1685   Karl II, Elector Palatine

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