Saturday, February 4, 2012

February 4, 2012

World Cancer Day

Independence Day in Sri Lanka  (1948)


Princess Marie Helene "Marilene" of Orange-Nassau   {1970} [wife of Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau (nephew of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands)]


211   Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies at Eboracum (modern York, England) while preparing to lead a campaign against the Caledonians.  He leaves the empire in the control of his two quarreling sons.

960   The coronation of Zhao Kuangyin as Emperor Taizu of Song China takes place, initiating the Song Dynasty period of China that would last more than three centuries.


211   Emperor Septimius Severus of the Roman Empire

708   Pope Sisinnius

1694   Tsaritsa consort Natalya Kirillovna Naryshkina of Russia

2002   Count Sigvard Bernadotte of Wisborg {previously Prince of Sweden, Duke of Uppland}

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