Saturday, March 10, 2012

March 10, 2012


The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, Viscount Severn   {1964} (son of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Northern Ireland)


Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld & Pieter van Vollenhoven   {1965}


The Prince Edward, The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall, Duke of Rothesay, Earl of Dublin & Princess Alexandra of Denmark   {1863}

Crown Prince Carol of Romania & Princess Helen/Elena of Greece + Denmark   {1921} [divorced June 21, 1928]

Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld & Jhr. Claus von/van Amsberg   {1966}


298   Emperor Maximian of the Roman Empire concludes his campaign in North Africa against the Berbers, and makes a triumphal entry into Carthage.

1607   Susenyos defeats the combines armies of Yaqob I of Ethiopia and Patriarch/Abuna Petros II of Ethiopia at the Battle of Gol in Gojjam, making him Emperor of Ethiopia.

1629   King Charles I of England, Scotland + Ireland dissolves the Parliament, beginning the eleven-year period known as the Personal Rule.

1814   Emperor Napoleon I of the French is defeated at the Battle of Laon in France.

1831   The French Foreign Legion is established by King Louis Philippe I of the French to support his war in Algeria.


1415   Grand Prince Vasily II "the Blind" of Moscow (d.1462)

1452   King Fernando/Ferdinand II + V "the Catholic" of Aragon, Castile + Leon, Sicily, Naples, Valencia, Sardinia + Navarre, Count of Barcelona (d.1516)

1503   Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I, King of the Romans, King in Germany, King of Hungary, Bohemia, Croatia, Dalmatia, Slavonia, Rama, Serbia, Galicia, Lodomeria, Cumania + Bulgaria, Prince-Infante in Spain, Archduke of Austria, Duke of Burgundy, Brabant, Styria, Carinthia + Carniola, Margrave of Moravia, Duke of Luxembourg, Upper + Lower Silesia, Wurrtemberg, + Teck, Prince of Swabia, Princely Count of Habsburg, Tyrol, Kyburg + Gorizia, Landgrave of Alsace, Margrave of the Holy Roman Empire, Margrave of Upper + Lower Lusatia, Lord of the Wendish March (d.1564)

1776   Duchess Luise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Princess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen consort of Prussia, Electress consort of Brandenburg (d.1810)

1845   Tsar Alexander III "the Peacemaker" of Russia, Emperor + Autocrat of All the Russias (d.1894)


1391   King Stjepan Tvrtko I of Bosnia, King of Croatia + Dalmatia

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