Thursday, October 6, 2011

October 6

Armed Forces Day in Egypt

Armed Forces Day in Montenegro

German-American Day (USA)


Prince Dasho Khamsum Singhye Wangchuck of Bhutan   {1985} (son of King-Father Jigme Singye Wangchuck of Bhutan & half-brother of King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck of Bhutan)


69 BC   Battle of Tigranocerta:  Forces of the Roman Republic defeat the army of the Kingdom of Armenia led by King Tigranes the Great.

68 BC   Battle of Artaxata:  Lucullus averts the bad omen of this day by defeating King Tigranes the Great of Armenia.

404   Byzantine Empress consort Eudoxia has her seventh and last pregnancy which ends in a miscarriage.  She is left bleeding and dies of an infection short after.

1789   French Revolution:  King Louis XVI of France returns to Paris from Versailles after being confronted by the Parisian women on October 5.

1979   Pope John Paul II becomes the first pontiff to visit the White House.


1289   King Wenceslaus III of Bohemia, King of Hungary + Croatia, King of Poland (d.1306)

1738   Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria (d.1789)

1767   King Henri I of Haiti (d.1820)

1773   King Louis Philippe I of France (d.1850)


404   Empress consort Aelia Eudoxia of the Byzantine Empire

869   Ermentrude of Orleans, Queen consort of the West Franks

877   Charles II "the Bald", Holy Roman Emperor + King of West Francia (West Franks)

1014   Tsar Samuil of Bulgaria

1413   Emperor Dawit I of Ethiopia

1644   Princess Elisabeth of France, Queen consort of Spain

1819   King Carlo Emanuele IV of Sardinia

1883   Emperor Duc Duc of Vietnam

2004   Prince Claus of the Netherlands, Prince Consort of the Netherlands, Jonkheer van Amsberg

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