Wednesday, June 29, 2011

June 29

June 29

Feast Day of Saints Peter & Paul  (Roman Catholic Church)


Prince Aristidis-Stavros of Greece + Denmark   {2008} [son of Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece, Prince of Denmark (son of King Constantine II of Greece)]
                                                              (carried by his father in this photo)


Princess Caroline of Monaco & Philippe Junot   {1978} [religious] (divorced October 9, 1980; annulled 1992)

Fumihito, Prince Akishino of Japan & Kiko Kawashima   {1990}


1194   Sverre is crowned King of Norway.

1644   The English Civil Wars:  King Charles I of England defeats a Parliamentarian detachment at the Battle of Copredy Bridge, the last battle won by an English king on English soil.


1397   King John II "the Faithless" of Aragon (d.1479)

1482   Queen consort Maria of Portugal + the Algarves, Infanta of Spain (d.1517)

1596   Emperor Go-Mizunoo of Japan (d.1680)

1911   Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands, Prince consort of the Netherlands, Prince of Lippe-Biesterfeld (d.2004)

1926   Sheikh Jaber III Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (d.2006)

1946   Prince Egon of Furstenberg (d.2004)

                                                          (pictured at left with his then-wife, Diane)


226   Cao Pi, Emperor of the Kingdom of Wei (China)

1059   Bernard II, Duke of Saxony
1252   King Abel of Denmark, Duke of Schleswig

1509   Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond + Derby, mother of King Henry VII of England

1875   Emperor Ferdinand I of Austria, King of Hungary, Bohemia, Croatia, Dalmatia, Slavonia, Galicia, + Illyria, King of Lombardy-Venetia, King of Jerusalem, Archduke of Austria, Grand Duke of Tuscany + Krakow, Duke of Lorraine, Salzburg, Styria, Carinthia, Silesia, Modena, Parma, Piacenza, + Teschen, Grand Prince of Transylvania, Margrave of Moravia, Princely Count of Habsburg + Tyrol, etc etc (abdicated 1848)

1977   Elena "Magda" Lupescu, sometimes aka Princess Elena of Romania as the third wife of former King Carol II of Romania

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