Tuesday, October 25, 2011

October 25

Constitution Day in Lithuania

Armed Forces Day in Romania

Republic Day in Kazakhstan

Retrocession Day in Taiwan


King Michael [Mihai] I of Romania   {1921}

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium   {2001} [daughter of Prince Philippe of Belgium, Duke Brabant (son of King Albert II of the Belgians)]


Tsar Boris III of Bulgaria & Princess Giovanna of Italy (after marriage known as Tsaritsa Ioanna of Bulgaria)   {1930} [Roman Catholic ceremony]


Prince Gabriel of Belgium   {2003} [son of Prince Philippe of Belgium, Duke of Brabant (son of King Albert II of the Belgians)]


1147   The Portuguese, under King Afonso I, and Crusaders from England and Flanders conquer Lisbon after a four-month siege.

1147   Seljuk Turks completely annihilate German crusaders under King Conrad III of Germany at the Battle Dorylaeum.

1415   The army of King Henry V of England defeats the French at the Battle of Agincourt.

1760   George III becomes King of Great Britain.

1917   Traditionally understood date of the October Revolution, involving the capture of the Winter Palace, Petrograd, Russia.  The date refers to the Julian Calendar date, and corresponds with November 7 in the Gregorian Calendar.


1102   William Clito, Count of Flanders (d.1128)

1330   Louis II, Count of Flanders (also known as Louis III of Artois & Louis I of Palatine Burgundy) (d.1384)

1510   Princess Renee of France, Duchess of Ferrara, Modena + Reggio (d.1574)

1759   Duchess Sophie Dorothea of Wurttembeg, later known as Empress consort Maria Feodorovna of Russia (d.1828)


304   Pope Saint Marcellinus

625   Pope Boniface V

1047   King Magnus I of Norway

1154   King Stephen of England

1415   Jean I, Duke of Alencon, Count of Alencon

1415   Antoine, Duke of Brabant, Lothier, + Limburg

1415   Frederick I, Count of Vaudemont

1415   Philip II, Count of Nevers + Rethel

1478   Queen consort Katarina of Bosnia

1495   King Joao II of Portugal + the Algarves

1760   King George II of Great Britain + Ireland, Duke of Brunswick + Luneberg, Archtreasurer & Prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire

1833   Crown Prince Abbas Mirza of Persia

1920   King Alexander I of Greece/the Hellenes

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