Saturday, November 19, 2011

November 19

Monaco's National Day

International Men's Day

Feast of Saint Elisabeth of Hungary  (traditional, Roman Catholic calendar 1670-1969)

Flag Day in Brazil 

Liberation Day in Mali  (1968)


Antonio "Kitin" Munoz y Valcarcel   {1958} [husband of Princess Kalina of Bulgaria, Duchess of Saxony (daughter of Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria)]

Princess Lalla Hasna of Morocco   {1967} (sister of King Mohammed VI of Morocco)

Lady Davina Lewis   {1977} [daughter of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester (1st cousin of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Northern Ireland)]

Pieter Anton van Vollenhoven   {2008} [son of Prince Pieter-Christiaan of Orange-Nassau (nephew of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands)]

                                                              (shown above in light blue in the arms of his mother)

Prince Gaston of Orleans   {2009} [son of Prince Jean of Orleans, Dauphin of France, Duke of Vendome (son of Prince Henri of Orleans, Count of Paris, Duke of France)]


1095   The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land, begins.

1794   The United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain sign Jay's Treaty, which attempts to resolve some of the lingering problems leftover from the American Revolutionary War.

1942   Mutesa II is crowned the 35th and last Kabaka (king) of Buganda.

1947   King George VI of the United Kingdom creates Philip Mountbatten the Duke of Edinburgh in preparation for his wedding to the king's eldest daughter, Princess Elizabeth, the next day.

1954   Tele Monte Carlo, Europe's oldest private television channel, is launched by Prince Rainier III of Monaco.


1464   Emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (d.1526)

1597   Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate, Electress consort of Brandenburg, Duchess consort of Prussia (d.1660)

1600   King Charles I of England, Scotland & Ireland (d.1649)

1835   Lakshmi Bai, Queen of Jhansi [the Maratha-ruled princely state in northern India] (d.1858)


498   Pope Anastasius II

1478   Emperor Baeda Maryam of Ethiopia

1557   Bona Sforza, Queen consort of Poland, Grand Duchess consort of Lithuania, Duchess of Bari, Princess of Rossano

1581   Tsarevich Ivan Ivanovich of Russia, son of Tsar Ivan IV "the Terrible" of Russia

1682   Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Count Palatine of the Rhine [as Ruprecht], Duke of Bavaria, 1st Duke of Cumberland, 1st Earl of Holderness

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