Monday, August 22, 2011

August 22

August 22

Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Roman Catholic, 1944-1969)

Feast of the Queenship of Mary (Roman Catholic, post 1969)


 Duke Georg[e] August[us] of Brunswick-Luneburg, Electoral Prince of Hanover & Princess Caroline of Brandenburg-Ansbach   {1705} [the future King George II of Great Britain & Queen consort Caroline of Great Britain]


392   Flavius "Arbogast" Arbogastes has Flavius Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor.

476   Odoacer is named Rex italiae (King of Italy) by his troops.

851   Battle of Jengland:  Erispoe, Duke of Brittany, defeats King Charles II "the Bald" of West Francia near the Breton town of Jengland.

1485   The Battle of Bosworth Field:  the death of King Richard III of England and the end of the House of Plantagenet.

1642   King Charles I of England calls the English Parliament traitors.  The English Civil War begins.

1968   Pope Paul VI arrives in Bogota, Colombia.  It is the first visit of a pope to Latin America.


1760   Pope Leo XII (d.1829)

1854   King Milan I of Serbia (d.1901)

1860   Tsaritsa-consort Eleonore of Bulgaria, Princess of Reuss (d.1917)


1155   Emperor Konoe of Japan

1188   King Ferdinand II of Leon

1241   Pope Gregory IX

1280   Pope Nicholas III

1304   John II, Count of Hainaut

1350   King Philip VI "the Fortunate" of France

1358   Queen consort Isabella of England

1485   King Richard III of England

1680   Johann Georg II, Elector of Saxony

1861   Emperor Xianfeng of China

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