Friday, January 27, 2012

January 27, 2012

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Feast of Saint Devota/Devote  (Roman Catholic/Corsica + Monaco)

Feast of Saint Sava  (Serbian Orthodox Church, New Style calendar date)


Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Parma, Duke of Parma + Piacenza   {1970} [son of Princess Irene of the Netherlands (sister of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands)]


Prince Michael of Montenegro & Genevieve Prigent   {1941} [divorced Aug. 11, 1949]

Princess Caroline of Monaco & Prince Ernst August of Hanover   {1999} [religious]


98   Trajan becomes Roman Emperor after the death of Emperor Nerva of the Roman Empire.

1186   King Henry of the Romans {the future Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor} marries Constance of Sicily {future Queen regnant of Sicily}.

1343   Pope Clement VI issues the papal bull Unigenitus.

1695   Mustafa II becomes Sultan of the Ottoman Empire in Istanbul on the death of Ahmed II.  Mustafa II rules until his abdication in 1703.


1443   Albrecht III "the Bold/the Courageous", Duke of Saxony, Margrave of Meissen (d.1500)

1546   Joachim III Friedrich, Prince-Elector of Brandenburg, Duke of Stettin, Pomerania, Cassubia, Vandalorum, + Crossen

1708   Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia, Tsesarevna of Russia, Duchess of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp (d.1728)

1805   Princess Maria Anna of Bavaria, Queen consort of Saxony [twin] (d.1877)

1805   Princess Sophie of Bavaria, Archduchess of Austria [twin] (d.1872)

1859   Kaiser/Emperor Friedrich Wilhelm II of Germany, King of Prussia (d.1941)


98   Emperor Nerva of the Roman Empire

1740   Louis Henri de Bourbon, Duke of Bourbon, Prince of Conde {grandson of King Louis XIV of France}

2001   Princess Marie Jose of Belgium, Queen consort of Italy "the May Queen"

2006   Mircea Grigore Carol Lambrino/Hohenzollern/al-Romaniei {Prince Carol of Romania} [son of King Carol II of Romania; half-brother of King Michael of Romania]

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