Monday, July 4, 2011

July 2

July 2


Prince Albert II of Monaco, Duke of Valentinois, Marquis de Baux, Count of Polignac & Charlene Wittstock (aka Charlene, Princess of Monaco as of July 1, 2011)   {2011} [religious]


Sheikh Mishaal bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani of Qatar   {1972} (son of Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of Qatar)


Prince Albert of Belgium, Prince of Liege & Paola, Princess Ruffo di Calabria   {1959}

Prince Kubrat of Bulgaria, Prince of Panagyurishte, Duke of Saxony & Carla Maria de la Soledad Royo-Villanova y Urrestarazu   {1993}


Maud Angelica Behn   {2003} [daughter of Princess Martha Louise of Norway (daughter of King Harald V of Norway)]


626   Li Shimin, the future Emperor Taizong of Tang, Emperor of China, ambushes and kills his rival brothers Li Yuanji and Li Jiancheng in the Incident at Xuanwu Gate.

706   In China, Emperor Zhongzong of Tang inters the bodies of relatives in the Qianling Mausoleum, located on Mount Liang outside Chang'an.

963   The imperial army proclaimes Nicephorus Phocus Emperor of the Romans on the plains outside Cappadocian Caesarea (now Kayseri in Central Anatolia, Turkey).

1298   The Battle of Gollheim is fought between Albert I of Habsburg and Adolf of Nassau-Weilburg.

1561   Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia defeats a revolt in Emfraz.

1871   King Vittorio Emanuele II of Italy enters Rome after having conquered it from the Papal States.


419   Valentinian III, Roman Emperor (d.455)
1262   Arthur II, Duke of Brittany (d.1312)
1363   Queen Maria of Sicily, Duchess of Athens
1492   Princess Elizabeth [Tudor] of England, daughter of King Henry VII of England (d.1495)
1698   Francesco III d'Este, Duke of Modena (d.1780)

1849   Queen consort Maria Theresa of Bavaria, Archduchess of Austria-Este

1903   King Olav V of Norway (d.1991)


1298   King Adolf of Germany, King of the Romans, Count of Nassau

1504   Prince [& Saint] Stefan III "the Great" of Moldavia

1674   Eberhard III, Duke of Wurttemberg

1932   King Manuel II of Portugal + the Algarves

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