Saturday, January 7, 2012

January 7, 2012

Orthodox Christmas Day  (Eastern Orthodox & Oriental Orthodox Christianity using the Julian Calendar)

Distaff Day / Roc Day (day after the Feast of Epiphany in medieval European cultural tradition, resuming housework & craft-making after Christmastide ended)

Tricolour Day / Festa del Tricolore in Italy

Victory [from Genocide] Day in Cambodia  (1979)


Prince Michael of Greece + Denmark   {1939}


King Willem III of the Netherlands, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Duke of Limburg & Princess Emma of Waldeck + Pyrmont   {1879}

Princess Juliana of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, Duchess of Mecklenburg & Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld   {1937}

Prince Hashim bin Al Hussein of Jordan & Fahdah Mohammed Abunayyan/Abu Neyan   {2006} [nikah?]


Emperor Akihito of Japan   {1989}


1325   Afonso IV "the Brave" becomes King of Portugal + the Algarve.

1989   Crown Prince Akihito is sworn in as the emperor of Japan after the death of his father Emperor Hirohito.


1355   Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester, 1st Earl of Essex + Buckingham, Duke of Aumale (son of King Edward III & Queen consort Philippa of England) (d.1397)

1502   Pope Gregory XIII (d.1585)

1528   Queen Jeanne/Joan III of Navarre, Duchess of Albret, Countess of Limoges, Foix, Armagnac, Bigorre + Perigord, Duchess of Julich-Cleves-Berg [1541-1545], Duchess of Vendome + Beaumont [1550-1562], Countess of Marle, La Fere + Soissons [1550-1562] (d.1572)

1647   Wilhelm Ludwig, Duke of Wurttemberg (d.1677)

1768   (Giuseppe) Joseph-Napoleon Bonaparte, King of Naples + Sicily [1806-1808], King of Spain + the Indies (as Jose I) [1808-1813], Count of Survilliers (d.1844)

1796   Princess Charlotte of Wales, Princess Leopold of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Duchess in Saxony (d.1817)

1845   King Ludwig III of Bavaria (d.1921)


1285   King Charles I of Sicily, Naples, Albania + Jerusalem, Prince of Achaea, Count of Provence, Forcalquier, Anjou + Maine

1325   King Dinis/Diniz/Denis "the Farmer King" of Portugal + the Algarve

1451   Duke Amadeus VIII "the Peaceful" of Savoy

1536   Infanta Catalina of Castile + Aragon, Queen consort of England [as Catherine/Katherine/Katharine etc], Dowager Princess of Wales, Dowager Duchess of Cornwall, Dowager Countess of Chester

1655   Pope Innocent X

1892   Tewfik/Tawfiq Pasha, Khedive of Egypt + Sudan

1989   Emperor Hirohito of Japan {Emperor Showa / the Showa Emperor}

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