Monday, June 20, 2011

June 18

June 18


Princess Nathalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg & Alexander Johannsmann   {2011} [religious]


Queen Mother Norodom Monineath of Cambodia (sometimes referred to as Queen Monique)   {1936} (wife of King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia & mother of King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia)

Countess Joanna Zaria of Oranje-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg   {2006} [daughter of Prince Johan-Friso of Oranje-Nassau, Jonkheer van Amsberg (son of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands)]


618   Li Yuan becomes Emperor Gaozu of Tang, initiating three centuries of Tang Dynasty rule over China.

1815   The Napoleonic Wars:  The Battle of Waterloo results in the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte by the Duke of Wellington and Gerhard Leberecht von Blucher, forcing him to abdicate the throne of France for the second and last time.

1900   Empress Dowager Longyu of China orders all foreigners killed, including foreign diplomats and their families.

1953   The Egyptian Revolution of 1952 ends with the overthrow of the Muhammad Ali dynasty and the declaration of the Republic of Egypt.


1269   Princess Eleanor of England, Countess consort of Bar, daughter of King Edward I of England(d.1298)
1318   Princess Eleanor of Woostock, Countess of Guelders, daughter of King Edward II of England (d.1355)
1517   Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (d.1593)

1901   Grand Duchess Anastasia Nicolaievna of Russia, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (d.1918)


1234   Emperor Chukyo of Japan
1291   King Alfonso III of Aragon

1866   Prince Sigismund of Prussia, grandson of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom (b.1864)

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