Sunday, November 20, 2011

November 20

Feast/Solemnity of Christ the King  (Roman Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran & some Mainline Protestant churches)

Day of National Sovereignty in Argentina

Teacher's Day in Vietnam

Day of Black Awareness in Brazil

Revolution Day in Mexico 

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Universal Children's Day


Princess Alexandra of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Countess of Pfeil + Klein-Ellguth   {1970} [daughter of Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (sister of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark)]

Prince Umberto Vidinski of Bulgaria   {1999} [twin] [son of Prince Konstantin-Assen of Bulgaria, Prince of Vidin, Duke of Saxony (son of Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria)]

Princess Sofia Vidinska of Bulgaria   {1999} [twin] [daughter of Prince Konstantin-Assen of Bulgaria, Prince of Vidin, Duke of Saxony (son of Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria)]

Princess Theodora of Liechtenstein   {2004} [daughter of Prince Alexander of Liechtenstein (nephew of Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein)]

Princess 'M'aSeeiso of Lesotho   {2004} (daughter of King Letsie III of Lesotho)


Princess Elizabeth of Great Britain & Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten (formerly Prince Philippos of Greece + Denmark)   {1947}

Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Parma, Duke of Parma + Piacenza & Annemarie Gualtherie van Weezel, Countess of Molina   {2010} [religious]


284   Diocletian is chosen as Roman Emperor.

762   During the An Shi Rebellion [aka An Lushan Rebellion/An-Shi Disturbances/Tianbao Rebellion], the Tang Dynasty of China, with the help of the Huihe tribe, recaptured Luoyang from the rebels.

1194   Palermo, Sicily is conquered by Emperor Henry VI of the Holy Roman Empire, King of Germany.

1407   A treaty between Duke Jean/Jan "the Fearless" of Burgundy and Duke Louis I of Orleans is agreed under the auspices of Duke Jean "the Magnificent" of Berry.  The Duke of Orleans would be assassinated three days later by the Duke of Burgundy.


270   Maximinus II, Roman Emperor (d.313)

1761   Pope Pius VIII (d.1830)

1851   Queen consort Margherita of Italy, Princess of Savoy (d.1926)

1912   Archduke Otto of Austria, Crown Prince of Austria, Hungary, Croatia + Bohemia [his titles of pretence were Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary, Bohemia, Dalmatia, Croatia, Slavonia, Galicia + Lodomeria, King of Jerusalem, Archduke of Austria, Grand Duke of Tuscany + Krakow, Duke of Lorraine, Salzburg, Styria, Carinthia, Carniola + Bukowina, Grand Prince of Transylvania, Margrave of Moravia, Duke of Silesia, Modena, Parma, Piacenza, Teschen, Friuli + Dubrovnik, Princely Count of Habsburg + Tyrol, Prince of Trent + Brixen, Margrave of Upper & Lower Lusatia + Istria, Lord of Trieste] (d.2011)


869   King Saint Edmund "the Martyr" of East Anglia

1316   King Jean I "the Posthumous" of France + Navarre, Count of Champagne (b. Nov. 15, 1316)

1662   Archdule Leopold Wilhelm of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands

1737   Queen consort Caroline of Great Britain + Ireland, Princess of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Electoral Princess consort of Hanover, Duchess consort of Brunswick

1925   Queen consort Alexandra of the United Kingdom of Great Britain, Ireland, + the British Dominions, Empress consort of India, Princess of Denmark

1938   Queen consort Maud of Norway, born Princess Maud of Wales

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