Monday, June 20, 2011

June 19

June 19

Father's Day in the USA & many other countries

Trinity Sunday in Western Christianity

Juneteenth, aka Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, honoring African American heritage by commemorating the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. State of Texas in 1865


Princess Philomena of Orleans, Duchess of Vendome   {1977} [wife of Prince Jean of Orleans, Dauphin of France, Duke of Vendome (son of Prince Henri of Orleans, Count of Paris, Duke of France)]


Crown Prince Oscar of Sweden + Norway, Duke of Sodermanland & Princess Josephine of Leuchtenberg   {1823} [they were first married by proxy on May 22, 1823)

Crown Prince Carl of Sweden + Norway, Duke of Skane & Princess Louise of the Netherlands   {1850}

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden & Silvia Sommerlath   {1976}

The Prince Edward of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Northern Ireland & Sophie Rhys-Jones   {1999}

Princess Margarita of Bourbon-Parma, Countess of Colorno & Edwin de Roy van Zuydewijn   {2001} [civil] (divorced November 8, 2006)

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, Duchess of Vastergotland & Daniel Westling   {2010}


1269   King Louis IX of France orders all Jews found in public without an indentifying yellow badge to be fined ten livres of silver.

1867   Maximilian I of the Mexican Empire is executed by a firing squad in Queretaro, Queretaro.


1566   King James I of England + VI of Scotland (d.1625)

1896   Wallis, Duchess of Windsor   (d.1986)


1205   Roman "the Great" Mstislavich, Grand Prince of Kiev, Prince of Halych, Rus' prince
1252   Eleanor de Montfort, Princess of Wales, Lady of Snowdon, wife of Prince Llywelyn II "the Last" of Wales
1584   Francois, Duke of Anjou + Alencon, son of King Henri II of France

1787   Princess Marie Sophie Helen Beatrice of France, daughter of King Louis XVI of France & Queen consort Marie Antoinette of France (b.July 9, 1786)

1867   Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico, Prince Imperial & Archduke of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary & Bohemia

1902   King Albrecht of Saxony

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