Tuesday, February 28, 2012

February 28, 2012

Kalevala Day / Day of Finnish Culture  (Finland)

National Science Day in India

228 Peace Memorial Day in Taiwan

Teacher's Day  (Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, & Yemen)


Princess Irina of Romania   {1953} (daughter of King Michael of Romania)

Archduchess Eleonore of Austria, Princess Imperial of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary, Croatia + Bohemia   {1994} (daughter of Archduke Karl of Austria)

Princess Lalla Khadija of Morocco   {2007} (daughter of King Mohammed VI of Morocco)

Freddy Parker Bowles   {2010} [son of Tom Parker Bowles (son of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall {daughter-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Northern Ireland})]


The Princess Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Ireland, The Princess Royal & Henry Lascelles, The Rt. Hon. Viscount Lascelles   {1922}


202 BC   The coronation ceremony of Liu Bang as Emperor Gao[zu] of Han China takes place, initiating four centuries of the Han Dynasty's rule over China.

1870   The Bulgarian Exarchate is established by decree of Sultan Abd-ul-Aziz of the Ottoman Empire.

1897   Queen Ranavalona III of Madagascar, the last monarch of Madagascar, is deposed by a French military force.


1155   Henry "the Young King", Junior King of England, Duke of Normandy, Count of Anjou + Maine (son of King Henry II of England) (d.1183)

1261   Princess Margaret/Maighread of Scotland, Queen consort of Norway [as Margret/Margrete] (d.1283)


1261   Henry III, Duke of Brabant, Duke of Lothier, Imperial Vicar

1326   Duke Leopold I of Austria + Styria

1453   Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine, Queen consort of Naples, Duchess consort of Anjou + Bar

1621   Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany

1648   King Christian IV of Denmark + Norway

1941   King Alfonso XIII of Spain

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