Thursday, February 23, 2012

February 23, 2012

Mongolian New Year  {Tsagaan Sar}

Brunei's National Day

Mashramani-Republic Day  (Guyana, 1970)


Lia Lambrino   {1949} [wife of Paul Lambrino (half-nephew of King Michael of Romania)]

Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan   {1960} (son of Emperor Akihito of Japan)


303   Emperor Diocletian of the Roman Empire orders the destruction of the Christian church in Nicomedia, beginning eight years of Diocletianic Persecution.

1934   Leopold III becomes King of the Belgians.


1417   Pope Paul II (d.1471)

1443   King Matthias I Corvinus [Matyas Corvin/Matija/Matijas Korvin/Matyas Korvin] "the Just" of Hungary + Croatia, King of Bohemia, Duke of Austria (d.1490)

1852   Emperor Duc Duc {Nguyen Phuc U'ng Ai/Chan} of Nguyen Vietnam (d.1883)


943   Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Count of Troyes

1100   Emperor Zhezong of Song China

1270   Princess Saint Isabelle of France {daughter of King Louis VIII of France, sister of King Saint Louis IX of France}

1447   Pope Eugene IV

1447   Humphrey Plantagenet of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Gloucester, 1st Earl of Pembroke {son of King Henry IV of England, brother of King Henry V of England, uncle of King Henry VI of England}

1464   Emperor Zhengtong {Zhu Qizhen/Tianshun} of Ming China

1766   King Stanislaw/Stanislovas I Leszczynksi of Poland, Duke of Lorraine, Count of the Holy Roman Empire

1969   King Saud bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia (reigned 1953-1964)

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