Thursday, November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 24, 2011

Thanksgiving Day  (USA)

Teacher's Day in Turkey 

Feast Day of Vietnamese Martyrs  (Roman Catholic)


Princess Isabelle of Liechtenstein   {1947} [wife of Prince Philipp Erasmus of Liechtenstein (brother of Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein)]


380   Emperor Saint Theodosius I "the Great" of the Roman Empire makes his adventus, or formal entry, into Constantinople.

1227   Prince Leszek I "the White" of Sandomierz, High Duke of Poland, is assassinated at an assembly of Piast dukes at Gasawa.


1273   Alphonso, Earl of Chester [son of King Edward I of England] (d.1284)

1394   Charles of Valois, Duke of Orleans, Duke of Valois, Count of Beaumont-sur-Oise + Blois, Lord of Coucy (d.1465)

1615   Count Palatine Philipp Wilhelm of Neuburg, Elector Palatine (d.1690)

1655   King Karl XI of Sweden, Duke of Bremen, Prince of Verden, Duke of Palatinate-Zweibrucken (d.1697)

1724   Princess Maria Amalia of Saxony, Duchess in Saxony, Queen consort of Spain, Naples, Sicily + Jerusalem, Infanta of Spain, Duchess of Parma, Piacenza + Castro (d.1760)

1745   Infanta Maria Luisa of Spain, Princess of Naples + Sicily, Holy Roman Empress consort, Queen consort of Germany, Queen consort of Bohemia + Hungary, Grand Duchess consort of Tuscany (d.1792)


654   Emperor Kotoku of Japan

1265   Magnus Olafsson, King of Mann + the Isles

1741   Queen Ulrika Eleonora "the Younger" of Sweden [Queen regnant 1718-1720; Queen consort 1720-1741]

1960   Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia

1965   Sheikh Abdullah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait

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