Sunday, July 10, 2011

July 8

July 8


Prince Richard of Gloucester & Birgitte [Henriksen] van Deurs   {1972}

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


1663   King Charles II of England grants John Clarke a Royal Charter to Rhode Island.

1709   Great Northern War:  Battle of Poltava - Tsar Peter I of Russia defeats King Carl XII of Sweden at Poltava, thus effectively ending Sweden's role as a major power in Europe.

1808   Joseph Bonaparte approves the Bayonne Statute, a royal charter intended as a basis for his rule as king of Spain.

1859   King Carl XV & IV acceded to the throne of Sweden-Norway.

1966   King Mwambutsa IV Bangiriceng of Burundi is deposed by his son Prince Charles Ndizi.


1528   Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Savoy (d.1580)

1545   Carlos, Prince of Asturias, Infante of Spain (d.1568)

1792   Queen consort Therese of Bavaria (d.1854)

1830   Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg, Grand Duchess of Russia (d.1911)


810   King Pepin of Italy (King of the Lombards)
975   King Edgar I "the Peaceful" of England
1153   Pope Eugene III
1623   Pope Gregory XV

1850   Prince Adolphus of Great Britain, 1st Duke of Cambridge, Earl of Tipperary, Baron Culloden

1859   King Oscar I of Sweden + Norway

1996   Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria, of Franconia + in Swabia, Count Palatine + the Rhine

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