Sunday, March 11, 2012

March 11, 2012

Daylight Savings Time begins  (USA)

World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue + Film

Johnny Appleseed Day  (USA)

Moshoeshoe Day  (Lesotho)

Reestablishment of Lithuania's Independence Day [from the Soviet Union, 1990]


Prince Bernhard of Orange-Nassau & Annette Sekreve   {2000}


222   Emperor Elagabalus of the Roman Empire is assassinated along with his mother, Julia Soaemias, by the Praetorian Guard during a revolt. Their mutilated bodies are dragged through the streets of Rome before being thrown into the Tiber.

1708   Queen Anne of England, Scotland + Ireland withholds Royal Assent from the Scottish Militia Bill, the last time a British monarch vetoes legislation.

1945   World War II: The Empire of Vietnam, a short-lived puppet state, is established with Bao Dai as its ruler.


1745   King Bodawpaya of Burma, Prince of Badon (d.1819)

1899   King Frederik IX of Denmark (d.1972)


222   Emperor Elagabalus of the Roman Empire

1198   Marie of France, Countess of Champagne (daughter of King Louis VII of France & Eleanor of Aquitaine)

1486   Albrecht III Achilles, Prince-Elector of Brandenburg

1801   Tsar Paul I of Russia, Emperor + Autocrat of All the Russias, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1762-1773), Count of Oldenburg (1773)

1870   King Moshoeshoe I of Lesotho

1953   Joanna Marie Valentina "Zizi" Lambrino (ex-wife of King Carol II of Romania)

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