Wednesday, March 14, 2012

March 14, 2012

White Day in Asia  (Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, China)

Constitution Day in Andorra  (1993)

Heroes' Day in St. Vincent + the Grenadines

Mother Tongue Day in Estonia

Nanakshahi New Year  (Sikhism)

Pi Day

Summer Festival in Albania


Prince Albert II of Monaco, Marquis of Baux, Duke of Valentinois, Count of Polignac, etc.   {1958}

Simeon Munoz   {2007} [son of Princess Kalina of Bulgaria, Duchess of Saxony (daughter of Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria)]


313   Emperor Jin Huai of Jin China is executed by Emperor Liu Cong, ruler of the Xiongnu state (Han Zhao).

1489   Queen Catherine Cornaro of Cyprus sells her kingdom to Venice.

1590   Battle of Ivry: King Henri IV of France + Navarre and the Huguenots defeat the forces of the Catholic League under the Duke of Mayenne during the French Wars of Religion.


1807   Josephine of Leuchtenberg, Princess of Bologna, Duchess of Galliera, Queen consort of Sweden + Norway [as Josefina] (d.1876)

1822   Princess Teresa Cristina  "the Mother of the Brazilians" of the Two Sicilies/Naples, Empress consort of Brazil (d.1889)

1844   King Umberto I "the Good" of Italy, King of Sardinia, Cyprus + Armenia, Duke of Savoy, Count of the Holy Roman Empire in Italy, Prince of Piedmont, Duke of Piacenza, etc. (d.1900)

1880   Princess Thyra of Denmark + Iceland (d.1945)


313   Emperor Jin Huai of Jin China

968   Saint Matilda of Ringelheim, Queen consort of Germany, Duchess consort of Saxony

1457   Emperor Jingtai of China

1647   Frederik Hendrik, Prince of Orange, Stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Guelders, etc.

1917   Princess Luise Margarete of Prussia, Duchess consort of Connaught + Strathearn [as Louise Margaret]

1989   Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma, Empress consort of Austria, Apostolic Queen consort of Hungary, Queen consort of Bohemia, Duchess of Bar

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