Friday, November 4, 2011

November 4

Mischief Night  (UK)

Hajj begins  (Islam)

Flag Day in Panama

Unity Day in Russia 

Feast of Saint Charles Borromeo  (Roman Catholic)

Feast of Our Lady of Kazan  (Russian Orthodox)

National Unity & Armed Forces Day in Italy


Camilla von Lattorff   {2005} [daughter of Princess Tatjana of Liechtenstein (daughter of Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein)]

                                                        (pictured here as a baby with her mother)


King Alexander of Greece & Aspasia Manos   {1919}

Prince Leopold of Belgium, Duke of Brabant & Princess Astrid of Sweden   {1926} [civil] (the future King Leopold III & Queen consort Astrid of the Belgians)

The Lord Nicholas Windsor & Countess Paola Doimi de Lupis Frankopan   {2006} [religious: Roman Catholic]


1501   At the age of fifteen, Infanta Catherine of Aragon + Castile (later King Henry VIII of England's future wife) meets [her first husband] Arthur Tudor, Prince of Wales (Henry VIII's older brother), later they would marry the same year, and Arthur would die in 1502.

1677   The Lady Mary Stuart (the future Queen Mary II of England) marries William III, Prince of Orange, Stadholder of Holland.  They would later jointly reign as William & Mary [King William III (the II in Scotland) & Queen Mary II of England, Scotland & Ireland)


1448   King Alfonso II of Naples, King of Jerusalem (d.1495)

1631   Princess Mary Henrietta of Orange, Countess of Nassau, Princess of England, Scotland + Ireland, Princess Royal (d.1660)

1661   Karl III Philip, Elector Palatine, Count of Palatinate-Neuburg, Duke of Julich + Berg (d.1742)

1901   Princess Masako of Nashimoto [Japan], later known as Yi Bangja, Crown Princess Uimin of Korea (d.1989)

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