Monday, November 28, 2011

November 28

Cyber Monday [Xmas shopping day]  (USA)

Independence Day in Albania  (1912) {also Flag Day (1443) & National Day (1998)}

Independence Day in Mauritania  (1960)

Independence Day in Panama  (1821)


Emma van Vollenhoven   {2006} [daughter of Prince Pieter-Christiaan of Orange-Nassau (nephew of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands)]


Prince Jean of Orleans, Duke of Vendome & Philomena de Tornos y Steinhart   {2008}


1095   On the last day of the Council of Clermont, Pope Urban II appoints Bishop Adhemar of Le Puy and Count Raymond IV of Toulouse to lead the First Crusade to the Holy Land.

1966   Michel Micombero overthrows the monarchy of Burundi and makes himself the first president.


1118   Emperor Manuel I Komnenos of the Byzantine Empire (d.1180)

1489   Princess Margaret Tudor of England, Queen consort of Scots (d.1541)

1700   Sophia Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, Queen consort of Denmark + Norway (d.1770)

1857   King Alfonso XII of Spain (d.1885)

1916   Princess Lilian of Belgium, Princess of Rethy (d.2002)


1170   King Owain Gwynedd ap Gruffydd "the Great" of Gwynedd/Wales

1290   Queen consort Eleanor[/Alienor/Alianor] of England, Countess of Ponthieu , Infanta of Castile + Leon [as Leonor]

1763   King Naungdawgyi of Burma, Prince of Dabayin

1915   Mubarak bin Sabah Al-Sabah "the Great", Emir of Kuwait

1952   Queen consort Elena of Italy (1900-1946), Empress consort of Ethiopia (1936-1941), Queen consort of the Albanians (1939-1943), Princess of Montenegro [as Jelena]

1962   Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands {after 1948 she was known as Princess Wilhelmina of the Netherlands}, Duchess of Mecklenburg

1972   Princess Sibylla of Sweden, Duchess of Vasterbotten, Princess of Saxe-Coburg + Gotha, Duchess in Saxony

1982   Queen Mother Elena/Helen of Romania, Princess of Greece + Denmark

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