Wednesday, November 23, 2011

November 23

St. George's Day, Giorgoba in Georgia  (Eastern Orthodox, Gregorian Calendar)

Labo[u]r Thanksgiving Day in Japan

Feast {Repose} of Saint Alexander Nevsky  (Russian Orthodox Church)

Feast of Pope Saint Clement I  (Roman Catholic, Anglican + Lutheran)


Princess Fadila of Egypt [born Dominique-France Loeb Picard, she was Queen consort (in pretence) of Egypt from 1976-1996) (ex-wife of King Fuad II of Egypt)   {1948}

Guillermo Gomez-Acebo y Cano   {2005} [son of Bruno Gomez-Acebo y de Borbon (nephew of King Juan Carlos I of Spain)]


Shahanshah/Emperor Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi of Iran & Farah Diba   {1959}


1248   Conquest of Seville by the Christian troops led by King Ferdinand III of Castile, Toledo, Leon + Galicia.

1890   King Willem III of the Netherlands dies without a male heir and a special law is passed to allow his daughter Princess Wilhelmina to become his heir.


912   Otto I "the Great", Holy Roman Emperor, King of Germany [King of the Franks], King of Italy [King of the Lombards], Duke of Saxony (d.973)

1221   King Alfonso X "the Wise/the Learned/the Astrologer" of Castile, Leon + Galicia, King of the Germans (d.1284)


947   Duke Berthold of Bavaria

955   King Eadred of England

1407   Louis I, Duke of Orleans, Count of Valois, Duke of Touraine, Count of Blois, Angouleme, Perigord, Dreux + Soissons (brother of King Charles V of France)

1457   King Ladislaus V "the Posthumous" of Hungary + Croatia, King of Bohemia, Duke of Austria

1503   Margaret of York, Duchess consort of Burgundy

1503   Bona of Savoy, Duchess consort of Milan

1769   Constantine Mavrocordatos, Prince of Wallachia, Prince of Moldavia

1890   King Willem III of the Netherlands, Grand Duke of Luxembourg

1965   Queen consort Elisabeth of Belgium, Duchess in Bavaria

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