Thursday, July 7, 2011

July 6

July 6

Birthday of the 14th Dalai  Lama

Feast Day of Saint Maria Goretti (Roman Catholic Church)

Constitution Day in the Cayman Islands

Independence Day in Comoros

Independence Day/Republic Day in Malawi

Statehood Day in Lithuania


Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama   {1935}

Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi III of Sharjah (UAE)   {1939}

Nicolas Guillermo   {1979} [son of Princess Christina of the Netherlands (sister of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands)]

Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck of Bhutan   {1984} (son of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck of Bhutan & brother of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan)


Prince George, Duke of York & Princess Victoria Mary of Teck   {1893}

Prince Bernhard of Oranje-Nassau & Annette Sekreve   {2000} [civil]


1044   The Battle of Manfo takes place between troops led by Henry III "the Black/Pious", Holy Roman Emperor, and Magyar forces led by King Samuel of Hungary.

1189   Richard I "the Lionheart" is crowned King of England.

1253   Mindaugas, Grand Duke of Lithuania, is crowned King of Lithuania.

1348   Papal bull of Pope Clement VI protecting the Jews accused to have caused the Black Death.

1483   Richard III is crowned King of England.

1495   First Italian War:  Battle of Fornovo - King Charles VIII of France defeats the Holy League, but ultimately end his attempted conquest of Italy.

1535   Sir Thomas More is executed for treason against King Henry VIII of England.

1630   The Thirty Years War:  4,000 Swedish troops under King Gustav II Adolf of Sweden land in Pomerania, Germany.

1751   Pope Benedict XIV suppresses the Patriarchate of Aquileia and establishes from its territory the Archdiocese of Udine and Gorizia.

1887   King David Kalakaua of Hawai'i is forced at gunpoint, at the hands of the Americans, to sign the Bayonet Constitution giving Americnas more power in Hawaii while stripping Hawaiian citizens of their rights.


1782   Infanta Maria Luisa of Spain, Queen consort of Etruria, Duchess of Lucca (d.1824)

1789  Infanta Maria Isabel(la) of Spain, Queen consort of The Two Sicilies (d.1846)

1796   Tsar Nicholas I of Russia (d.1855)

1868   Princess Victoria "Toria" of the United Kingdom (daughter of King Edward VII, sister of King George V) (d.1935)


918   William I "the Pious", Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Auvergne
966   Berengar II, King of Italy, Margrave of Ivrea
1189   King Henry II of England

1218   Eudes/Odo III, Duke of Burgundy
 1249   King Alexander II of Scotland
1553   King Edward VI of England

1762   Tsar Peter III of Russia

1901   Prince Chlodwig of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfurst, Prince of Ratibor-Corvey

1962   Archduke Joseph August of Austria, Prince of Hungary + Bohemia

1963   Georg, Duke of Mecklenburg

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