Wednesday, March 28, 2012

March 28, 2012


Maria del Rosario Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart y Silva, 18th Duchess of Alba de Tormes, Grandee of Spain, Duchess of Aliaga, Arjona, Berwick, Hijar, Liria + Jerica, & Montoro, Countess-Duchess of Olivares, Baroness of Bosworth, etc.   {1926}


Eliane van Vollenhoven   {2010} [daughter of Prince Floris of Orange-Nassau (nephew of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands)]


37   Roman Emperor Caligula accepts the titles of the Principate, entitled to him by the Senate.

193   Roman Emperor Pertinax is assassinated by Praetorian Guards, who then sell the throne in an auction to Didius Julianus.

364   Roman Emperor Valentinian I appoints his brother Flavius Valens as co-Emperor.

1795   Partitions of Poland: The Duchy of Courland, a northern fief of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, ceases to exist and becomes part of Imperial Russia.


1522   Albrecht Alcibiades "the Warlike", Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach/Bayreuth (d.1557)

1569   Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma, Piacenza + Castro (d.1622)

1613   Empress Consort/Dowager Xiaozhuang[wen] of Qing China (d.1688)

1910   Princess Ingrid of Sweden, Queen consort of Denmark (d.2000)


193   Emperor Pertinax of the Roman Empire

1072   Ordulf/Otto, Duke of Saxony

1239   Emperor Go-Toba of Japan

1285   Pope Martin IV

1884   The Prince Leopold of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Ireland, Duke of Albany, Earl of Clarence, Baron Arklow

1926   Prince Philippe of Orleans, Duke of Orleans, Duke of Montpensier

1965   The Princess Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Northern Ireland, Princess Royal, Countess of Harewood

1994   Major Richard Campbell Brandram {husband of Princess Katherine of Greece + Denmark, Lady Brandram}
                                                                                  (pictured here with his wife)

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