Thursday, March 22, 2012

March 22, 2012

World Water Day

Emancipation Day in Puerto Rico


Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, Princess of Nassau   {1956} (wife of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg)

Prince Pieter-Christiaan of Orange-Nassau   {1972} [son of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands (sister of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands)]


238   Gordian I and his son Gordian II are proclaimed Emperors of the Roman Empire.

1739   Nader Shah Afshar, Shahanshah of Persia, occupies Delhi in India and sacks the city, stealing the jewels of the Peacock Throne.


841   Bernard Plantapilosa/Plantevelue, Count of Auvergne (d.886)

875   William I "the Pious", Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Auvergne (d.918)

1212   Emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (d.1234)

1459   Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, King of the Romans, King of the Germans, King of Hungary, Dalmatia, + Croatia, Archduke of Austria, Duke of Burgundy, Brabant, Lorraine, Styria, Carinthia, Carniola, Limburg, Luxembourg, + Gelderland, Landgrave of Alsace, Prince of Swabia, Count Palatine of Burgundy, Princely Count of Habsburg, Hainaut, Flanders, Tyrol, Gorizia, Artois, Holland, Seeland, Kyburg, + Namur, Margrave of the Holy Roman Empire, Lord of Frisia, the Wendish March, etc. (d.1519)

1609   King Jan II Kazimierz Waza [Johann II Kasimir Wasa / Jonas Kazimieras Vaza] of Poland, Grand Duke of Lithuania, Ruthenia, Prussia, Livonia + Smolensk, Duke of Opole in Upper Silesia, Hereditary King of Sweden {Swedes, Goths + Vandals} (1648-1660) (d.1672)

1759   Princess Hedwig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, Queen consort of Sweden + Norway [as Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotta] (d.1818)

1797   Wilhelm I, German Emperor, King of Prussia, Margrave of Brandenburg, Count of Hohenzollern, Duke of Silesia, Grand Duke of the Lower Rhine + Posen, Duke of Saxony, Westphalia, Pomerania, Holstein + Schleswig, Madgeburg, Bremen, Guelders, Cleves, Julich + Berg, the Wends, + Mecklenburg, Landgrave of Hesse + Thuringia, Margrave of Upper + Lower Lusatia, Prince of Orange, East Friesland, Paderborn + Pyrmont, Munster, Verden, + Nassau, Princely Count of Henneberg, Count of Ravensberg + Sigmaringen, Lord of Frankfurt, etc. (d.1888)


1421   Thomas Plantagenet of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, 1st Earl of Aumale (son of King Henry IV of England)

1685   Emperor Go-Sai of Japan

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