Saturday, March 17, 2012

Happy Saint Patrick's Day!

March 17, 2012

Feast of Saint Patrick / St. Patrick's Day  (Roman Catholic, Anglican, Eastern Orthodox, & Lutheran; Ireland, Northern Ireland, Canada, Montserrat, Great Britain, USA, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, & Switzerland)


Prince Abdul Muntaqim of Brunei   {2007} [son of Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah of Brunei (son of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei)]


180   Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius dies leaving Commodus the sole emperor of the Roman Empire.

455   Petronius Maximus, with support of the Roman Senate, becomes emperor of the Western Roman Empire.

1337   Edward of Woodstock "the Black Prince", Earl of Chester (son of King Edward III of England & father of the future King Richard II of England) is made Duke of Cornwall, the first duchy in England.

1805   The Italian Republic, with Emperor Napoleon I of the French as president, becomes the Kingdom of Italy, with Napoleon as King.

1861   The Kingdom of Italy (1861-1946) is proclaimed.


1231   Emperor Shijo of Japan (d.1242)

1473   King James IV of Scotland, King of Scots (d.1513)

1886   Princess Victoria Patricia "Patsy" of Connaught (1886-1919), Lady Patricia Ramsay (1919-1974) (d.1974)


180   Emperor Marcus Aurelius of the Roman Empire

1040   King Harold I Harefoot of England

1058   King Lulach I "the Unfortunate/the Simple-minded/the Foolish" of Scotland, King of Scots, King of Alba

1272   Emperor Go-Saga of Japan

1516   Guiliano di Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Nemours, ruler of Florence

1849   King Willem II of the Netherlands, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Duke of Limburg

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