Wednesday, June 15, 2011

June 13

June 13

Feast of Saint Anthony of Padua

Order of the Garter Service in Saint George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, Windsor, UK


Infanta Cristina of Spain, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca   {1965} (daughter of King Juan Carlos I of Spain)


1249   Coronation of Alexander III as King of Scots.

1625   King Charles I of England & Ireland marries Princess Henrietta Maria of France.

1886   King Ludwig II of Bavaria is found dead in Lake Starnberg south of Munich at 11:30pm.
1981   After the Trooping the Colour ceremony in London, a teenager, Marcus Sarjeant, fires six blank shots at Queen Elizabeth II.
1982   Fahd becomes King of Saudi Arabia, upon the death of his brother King Khalid.
2000 Italy pardons Mehmet Ali Agca, the Turkish gunman who tried to kill Pope John Paul II in 1981.


823   Charles II "the Bald", Holy Roman Emperor & King of the West Franks (d.877)

1672   Duchess Anna Maria Franziska of Saxe-Lauenburg, Grand Duchess of Tuscany (d.1741)


1886   King Ludwig II of Bavaria, Count Palatine of the Rhine, Duke of Bavaria, Franconia & Swabia

1918   Grand Duke Mikhail Alexandrovich of Russia (aka Emperor Michael II), younger brother of Tsar Nicholas II

1982   King Khalid of Saudi Arabia

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