Sunday, January 8, 2012

January 8, 2012


Princess Srirswannari Nariratana [aka Busyanambejira Mahidol/Chakkrityapha Mahidol] of Thailand, the Royal Granddaughter   {1987} [daughter of Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand (son of King Bhumibol Adulyadej {Rama IX} of Thailand)]

Prince Vincent of Denmark, Count of Monpezat   {2011} [twin] [son of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark (son of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark)]

Princess Josephine of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat   {2011} [twin] [daughter of Prince Frederik of Denmark (son of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark)]


Crown Prince Umberto of Italy, Prince of Piedmont & Princess Marie Jose of Belgium   {1930}

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Crown Prince of Qatar & Sheikha Jawaher bint Hamad bin Suhaim Al Thani of Qatar   {2005}


307   Emperor Hui [Jin Huidi/Sima Zhong/Zhengdu] of Jin China, is poisoned and succeeded by his son, Sima Chi [Fengdu, later known as Emperor Huai of Jin China, aka Jin Huaidi].

1297   Francois/Francesco Grimaldi "the Cunning", disguised as a monk, leads his men to capture the fortress protecting the Rock of Monaco, establishing his family as the rulers of Monaco.

1499   King Louis XII of France marries Anne, Duchess of Brittany.

1746   Second Jacobite Rising:  Bonnie Prince Charlie [Prince Charles Edward Stuart, "the Young Pretender"] occupies Stirling.

1989   Beginning of the Japanese Heisei period.

2004   The RMS Queen Mary 2, the largest passenger ship ever built, is christened by her namesake's granddaughter, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Northern Ireland.


1788   Archduke Rudolf of Austria, Prince Imperial of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary + Bohemia (d.1831)

1864   Prince Albert Victor "Eddy" of Wales, Duke of Clarence + Avondale (d.1892)

1873   Princess Jelena of Montenegro, Queen consort Elena of Italy, Empress consort of Ethiopia (1936-1941), Queen consort of the Albanians (1939-1943) (d.1956)


307   Emperor Hui [Jin Huidi/Sima Zhong/Zhengdu] of Jin China

1107   King Edgar "the Valiant" of Scotland [King of Alba/King of Scots]

1198   Pope Celestine III

1557   Albrecht Alcibiades "the Warlike", Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach [Brandenburg-Bayreuth]

1598   Johann Georg, Prince-Elector of Brandenburg, Duke of Prussia

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