Sunday, February 5, 2012

February 5, 2012

Feast of Saint Agatha of Sicily  (Roman Catholic)

Super Bowl Sunday  (USA)

Constitution Day in Mexico  (1917)

National Weatherperson's Day  (USA)

Runeberg's Birthday in Finland

Unity Day in Burundi


Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat   {1972} [wife of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark (son of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark)]

Prince Muhammad Ali of Egypt, Prince of the Sa'id   {1979} (son of King Fuad II of Egypt + the Sudan)

Hereditary Prince Peter of Yugoslavia/Serbia   {1980} (son of Crown Prince Alexander II of Yugoslavia/Serbia)

Arthur Chatto   {1999} [son of Lady Sarah Chatto (niece of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Northern Ireland)]
                                                                   (pictured here sitting in between his parents)


Felicia van Vollenhoven   {2006} [daughter of Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau (nephew of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands)]


1576   King Henri IV of Navarre {also future King of France} abjures Catholicism at Tours and rejoins Protestant forces in the French Wars of Religion.

1818   Jean-Baptise Bernadotte ascends the thrones of Sweden + Norway, as King Carl XIV + III Johan of Sweden + Norway.

1885   King Leopold II of the Belgians establishes the Congo as a personal possession.


976   Emperor Sanjo of Japan (d.1017)

1519   Rene of Chalon, Prince of Orange, Stadtholder of of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht + Gelre (d.1544)


994   William IV "Iron Arm", Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Poitou

1917   Sheikh Jaber II bin Mubarak Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait

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