Sunday, January 22, 2012

January 22, 2012

Feast of Saint Vincent of Saragossa  (Roman Catholic + Anglican)

Ukrainian Day /Reunion Day in Ukraine /Day of Unity of Ukraine (1919)


1521   Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, opens the Diet of Worms.

1689   The Convention Parliament convenes to determine if James II, the last Roman Catholic King of England, had vacated the throne when he fled to France in 1688.

1901   Edward VII is proclaimed King after the death of his mother, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Ireland.


1440   Grand Prince Ivan III "the Great" of All Russia, Grand Prince of Moscow (d.1505)

1797   Archduchess Maria Leopoldina of Austria, Empress consort of Brazil, Queen consort of Portugal + the Algarves (d.1826)

1831   Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein (d.1917)


239   Emperor Cao Rui [Ming] of Wei {China}

1666   Emperor Shah Jahan of Mughal India

1901   Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Ireland, Empress of India

1922   Pope Benedict XV

1954   Princess Margarete "Mossy" of Prussia, Queen consort of Finland (briefly in 1918), Landgravine of Hesse

2010   Sultan Iskandar of Johor, King of Malaysia (1984-1989)

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