Tuesday, June 14, 2011

June 9

June 9

Shavuot (Jewish), until nightfall

Anniversary of the Enthronement of King Abdullah II of Jordan (1999)


Princess Ragnhild of Norway   {1930} (sister of King Harald V of Norway)

Laura Ponte y Martinez   {1973} [wife of Luis Beltran Gomez-Acebo y de Borbon (nephew of King Juan Carlos I of Spain)]

Princess Theodora of Greece & Denmark   {1983} (daughter of King Constantine II of Greece)


Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan & Masako Owada   {1993}


53   Roman Emperor Nero marries Claudia Octavia.
62   Roman Empress consort Claudia Octavis is executed.
68   Roman Emperor Nero commits suicide, after quoting Homer's Iliad.
721   Odo "the Great", Duke of Aquitaine, defeats the  Moors in the Battle of Toulouse.
1873   Alexandra Palace in London burns down after being open for only 16 days.

1946   King Bhumibol Adulyadej ascends to the throne of Thailand. 

1958   Queen Elizabeth II officially opens London Gatwick Airport, (LGW) in Crawley, West Sussex, United Kingdom.


1595   King Wladyslaw IV Vasa of Poland (d.1648)

1640   Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, King of Germany, King of Hungary & Bohemia, King of Croatia, Archduke of Austria (d.1705)

1661   Tsar Feodor III of Russia (d.1682)

1672   Tsar Peter I "the Great" of Russia, Emperor & Autocrat of All the Russias (d.1725) [new style June 9; old style May 30]


62   Roman Empress consort Claudia Octavia, wife of Emperor Nero
68   Roman Emperor Nero

630   King Shahrbaraz of Persia
1572   Queen Jeanne/Joan III of Navarre

1923   Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, Princess of Schleswig-Holstein (daughter of Queen Victoria)

1946   Ananda Mahidol (Rama VIII), King of Thailand

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