Monday, November 21, 2011

November 21

National Adoption Day  (USA + Puerto Rico)

World Hello Day

World Television Day

Armed Forces Day in Bangladesh 

Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary/The Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos in the Temple  (Roman Catholic; Eastern Orthodox churches following the Gregorian Calendar)


Maria Teresa Sartorius y de Liechtenstein   {1992} [daughter of Princess Nora of Liechtenstein, Countess of Rietberg, Dowager Marchioness of Marino (sister of Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein)]

                                                           (shown here at 9 yrs. old with her mother)


Hereditary Prince Georg Ludwig of Brunswick-Luneburg & Duchess Sophia Dorothea of Brunswick-Celle   {1682} [divorced 1694] (in 1714 he became King George I of Great Britain + Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg, Archtreasurer + Prince-Elector of the Holy Roman Empire)


235   Pope Anterus succeeds Pope Pontian as nineteenth pope.

1386  Amir Temur/Timur/Tamerlane [of Samarkand] of the Timurid Empire captures and sacks the Georgian capital of Tbilisi, taking King Bagrat V "the Great" of Georgia captive.


1840   Princess Victoria of Great Britain, Princess Royal, Empress consort of Germany, Queen consort of Prussia (d.1901)

1853   Sultan Hussein Kamel of Egypt (d.1917)

1854   Pope Benedict XV (d.1922)


496   Pope Gelasius I

1011   Emperor Reizei of Japan

1150   Garcia Ramirez (sometimes Garcia IV, V, VI, or VII) "the Restorer", King of Navarre

1361   Duke Philip I of Burgundy, Count Palatine of Burgundy [as the II], Count of Boulogne + Auvergne [as the III], Count of Artois [as the III]

1916   Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria, Apostolic King of Hungary, King of Bohemia + Croatia, King of Dalmatia, Slavonia, Illyria, Galicia + Lodomeria, King of Jerusalem, Archduke of Austria, Grand Duke of Tuscany + Krakow, Duke of Lorraine, Salzburg, Carinthia, Styria, Carniola + the Bukovina, Grand Prince of Transylvania, Margrave of Moravia, Duke of Upper + Lower Silesia, Duke of Modena, Parma, Piacenza, Friuli + Ragusa, Princely Count of Habsburg + Tyrol, Prince of Trent + Brixen, Margrave of the Upper + Lower Lusatia, Lord of Trieste, etc.

1969   Kabaka [king] Mutesa II of Buganda, President of Uganda [aka Major General Sir Edward Frederick William David Walugembe Mutebi Luwangula Mutesa II]

2001   King Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah of Malaysia, Sultan of Selangor

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