Thursday, November 3, 2011

November 3

Feast of Saint Martin de Porres  (Roman Catholic & Anglican)

Feast of Saint Hubert  (Roman Catholic)

Independence Day in Dominica  (1978)

Independence Day in the Federated States of Micronesia  (1986)

Independence Day in Panama  (1903)

Culture Day in Japan


David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley   {1961} (nephew of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Northern Ireland)


Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf of Sweden, Duke of Skane & Lady Louise Mountbatten (formerly Princess Louise of Battenberg)   {1923} [the future King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden & Queen consort Louise of Sweden]


Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Emir of Abu Dhabi [and President of the United Arab Emirates]   {2004}


361   Emperor Constantius II of the Roman Empire dies of a fever at Mopsuestia in Cilicia, on his deathbed he is baptised and declares his cousin Julian his rightful successor.

1468   Liege is sacked by Duke Charles I "the Bold" of Burgundy's troops.

1848   A greatly revised Dutch constitution, drafted by Johan Rudolf Thorbecke, severely limiting the powers of the Dutch monarchy, and strengthening the parliament and ministers, is proclaimed.

1867   Garibaldi and his followers are defeated in the Battle of Mentana and fail to end the Pope's Temporal power in Rome (it would be achieved three years later).

1918   Austria-Hungary enters into an armistice with the Allies, and the Habsburg-ruled empire dissolves.

 1935   King George II of Greece regains his throne  a popular plebiscite.


1604   Osman II "the Young", Ottoman Sultan (d.1622)

1618   Abul Muzaffar Muhy-ud-Din Muhammad Aurangzeb, Mughal Emperor of India (d.1707)

1852   Emperor Meiji "the Great" of Japan [personal name: Mutsuhito] (d.1912)

1895   Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (d.1918) [eldest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia]

1901   King Leopold III of Belgium (d.1983) [abdicated in 1951]


361   Constantius II, Roman Emperor

1254   John III Doukas Vatatzes, Byzantine Emperor of Nicaea

1970   King Peter II of Yugoslavia (reigned 1934-1945)

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