Monday, March 19, 2012

March 18, 2012

Laetare Sunday  (Roman Catholic, some Anglican & Protestant)

Mothering Sunday  (UK)

Flag Day in Aruba


Princess Charlotte of Monaco, Duchess of Valentinois & Count Pierre de Polignac  [civil]  {1920} [separated Mar.20, 1930; divorced Feb.18, 1933]

Infanta Elena of Spain & Jaime de Marichalar y Saenz Tejada   {1995} [separation announcement Nov.18, 2007; divorced signed Nov.25, 2009; divorced Dec. 2009; divorce registered Jan.21, 2010]

Prince Jean of Luxembourg & Diane de Guerre   {2009}


37   The Roman Senate annuls Roman Emperor Tiberius's will and proclaims Caligula emperor.

235   Emperor Alexander Severus of the Roman Empire and his mother, Julia Mamaea, are murdered by legionaries near Moguntiacum (modern Mainz, Germany). The Severan Dynasty ends.

1229   Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II declares himself King of Jerusalem during the Sixth Crusade.

1438   Albert II "the Magnanimous", King of Hungary + Croatia & Duke of Austria, becomes Holy Roman Emperor.

1608   Susenyos [Malak Sagad III] is formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia.

1913   King George/Georgios I of Greece is assassinated in the recently liberated city of Thessaloniki.

1970   Lon Nol ousts Prince Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia (King of Cambodia 1941-1955 & 1993-2004) by deposing him while he was out of the country travelling.


1496   Mary Tudor, Queen consort of France (Oct.9, 1514-Jan.1, 1515), Duchess of Suffolk (1515-1533) (daughter of King Henry VII of England & sister of King Henry VIII of England) (d.1533)

1555   Hercule Francois, Duke of Evreux, Anjou, Touraine, Berry + Alencon (d.1584)

1603   King Joao IV "the Restorer" of Portugal + the Algarves (d.1656)

1609   King Frederik III of Denmark + Norway (d.1670)

1848   The Princess Louisa/Louise of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Ireland, Marchioness of Lorne (1871-1900), Duchess of Argyll (1900-1939) (d.1939)


235   Emperor Alexander Severus of the Roman Empire

978   King Edward "the Martyr" of England {King of the English}

1227   Pope Honorius III

1583   King Magnus of Livonia, Prince of Denmark, Duke of Holstein

1584   Tsar Ivan IV "the Terrible" of All Russia, Grand Prince of Moscow

1746   Duchess Elisabeth of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1718-1739), Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel (1739-1740), Grand Duchess Anna Leopoldovna of Russia (1740-1746), Regent of Russia (1740-1741)

1913   King George/Georgios of Greece {King of the Hellenes}, Prince of Denmark

1933   Prince Luigi Amedeo of Savoy-Aosta, Duke of the Abruzzi

1965   King Farouk I of Egypt + the Sudan

1983   King Umberto II "King of May" of Italy, King of Sardinia, Cyprus + Armenia, Duke of Savoy, Prince of Piedmont

2011   Princess Antoinette of Monaco, Countess of Polignac, Baroness of Massy

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