Monday, November 28, 2011

November 27

Islamic New Year

First Sunday of Advent  (Christianity)


Prince Florestan of Monaco [the future Prince Florestan I of Monaco] & Marie Caroline Gibert de Lametz   {1816}

Crown Prince Nikola/Nicholas II of Montenegro & Francine Navarro   {1976}

Fernando Gomez-Acebo y de Borbon & Monica Fernan Luque   {2004} [separated July 2011]


King Juan Carlos I of Spain   {1975}


176   Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius grants his son Commodus the rank of Imperator and makes him Supreme Commander of the Roman legions.

1095   Pope Urban II declares the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont.

1295   The first representatives from Lancashire are called to Westminster by King Edward I of England to attend what later became known as "The Model Parliament".

1940   In Romania, the ruling party Iron Guard arrests and executes over 60 of exiled King Carol II of Romania's aides, including former minister Nicolae Iorga.

2004   Pope John Paul II returns the relics of Saint John Chrysostom to the Eastern Orthodox Church.


1127   Emperor Xiaozong of Song China (d.1194)

1630   Archduke Sigismund Francis of Austria (d.1665)

1635   Francoise d'Aubigne, Marquise of Maintenon, morganatic wife of King Louis XIV of France (d.1719)

1833   Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, Duchess consort of Teck, Princess of Hanover, Duchess of Brunswick + Luneburg (d.1897)


450   Aelia Galla Placidia, Empress-mother of the Western Roman Emperor, previously Queen consort of the Goths (from 414-415), daughter of Roman Emperor Theodosius I, regent for Emperor Valentinian III

511   Clovis I, King of the Franks

602   Emperor Maurice of the Byzantine Empire

1198   Queen regnant Constance of Sicily, Empress consort of the Holy Roman Empire, Queen consort of the Romans

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