Monday, June 13, 2011

June 4

June 4


Princess Mikasa (Yuriko) of Japan   {1923} [wife of Prince Mikasa (Takahito) of Japan (uncle of Emperor Akihito of Japan)]

Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain   {1977} (son of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain)

Jetsun Pema   {1990} (fiancee of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan)

Christian Mowatt   {1993} [son 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})]


1039   Henry III becomes Holy Roman Emperor.
1411   King Charles VI of France granted a monopoly for the ripening of Roquefort cheese to the people of Roquefort-sur-Soulzon as they had been doing for centuries.
1802   Grieving over the death of his wife, Queen Marie Clotilde "Clotilda" of Sardinia, King Carlo Emanuele IV of Sardinia abdicates in favor of his brother, Vittorio Emanuele, Duke of Aosta.
1878   Cyprus Convention:  The Ottoman Empire cedes Cyprus to the United Kingdom but retains nominal title.
1913   Emily Davison, a suffragette, runs out in front of King George V's horse, Anmer, at Epsom Derby.  She is trampled, never regains consciousness and dies a few days later.
2001   Gyanendra, the last King of Nepal, ascends to the throne after the massacre in the Royal Palace.


1394   Queen consort Philippa of Denmark, Norway & Sweden (d.1430)

1489   Antoine "the Good", Duke of Lorraine (d.1544)

1604   Claudia de' Medici, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Archduchess of Austria, Countess of Tyrol (d.1648)

1738   King George III of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland, Duke of Brunswick & Luneburg (d.1820)


1029   Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor
1135   Emperor Huizong of China

1206   Queen consort Adele of France
1257   Duke Przemysl I of Poland
1394   Mary de Bohun, wife of King Henry IV of England & the mother if King Henry V of England
1941   Kaiser/Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany, King of Prussia

2001   King Dipendra of Nepal (b.1971, briefly reigned in a coma June 1, 2001 - June 4, 2001 after perpetrating the royal massacre on June 1, 2001)

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