Tuesday, June 14, 2011

June 7

June 7

Shavuot (Jewish) started at sunset


Archduchess Francesca of Austria   {1958} [wife of Archduke Karl of Austria(amicably separated since 2003)]

Prince Radu of Romania   {1960} [husband of Crown Princess Margarita of Romania (daughter of King Michael of Romania)]

Prince Joachim of Denmark, Count of Monpezat   {1969} (son of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark)


1628   The Petition of Right, a major English constitutional document, is granted the Royal Assent by King Charles I and becomes law.
1654   Louis XIV is crowned King of France.

1905   Norway's parliament dissolves its union with Sweden, a vote that is confirmed by a national plebiscite on August 13 of that year.
1929   The Lateran Treaty is ratified, bringing Vatican City into existence.
1940   King Haakon VII of Norway, Crown Prince Olav, and the Norwegian government leave Tromso and go into exile in London.
1945   King Haakon VII of Norway returns with his family to Oslo after five years in exile.
1977   500 million people watch on television as the high day of the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II begins.


1840   Empress consort Carlota/Charlotte of Mexico, Princess of Belgium, Princess of Saxe-Coburg & Gotha, Duchess in Saxony, Archduchess of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary & Bohemia (d.1927)

1907   Count Sigvard Bernadotte of Wisborg (formerly Prince Sigvard, Duke of Uppland) (son of King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, and uncle of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden) (d.2002)


1329   Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland

1394   Queen consort Anne of England (Anne of Bohemia), wife of King Richard II of England

1840   King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia, Elector of Brandenburg

2002   Princess Lilian of Belgium, Princess of Rethy (step-mother of King Albert II of the Belgians)

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