Monday, March 5, 2012

March 5, 2012

St. Piran's Day in Cornwall  (UK)

Casimir Pulaski Day in Illinois 2012  (USA)

National Tree Planting Day in Iran 2012


Princess Eugenia of Bourbon   {2007} (daughter of Prince Louis Alphonse/Luis Alfonso of Bourbon, Duke of Anjou)
                                         (shown wearing pink, in between her parents & younger twin brothers)


363   Emperor Julian "the Apostate" of the Roman Empire moves from Antioch with an army of 90,000 to attack the Sassanid Empire, in a campaign which would bring about his own death.

1496   King Henry VII of England issues letter patent to John Cabot and his sons, authorizing them to explore unknown lands.

1860   Parma, Tuscany, Modena and Romagna vote in referendums to join the Kingdom of Sardinia.


1133   King Henry II "Curtmantle"/FitzEmpress/Plantagent of England, Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Nantes, Lord of Ireland (d.1189)

1324   King David II of Scotland {King of Scots} (d.1371)

1326   King Louis/Lajos/Ludovik/Ludwik/Ludovit/Luigi/Ludwig/Ludvik/Liudvikas I "the Great" of Hungary + Croatia, King of Poland, Dalmatia, Serbia, Rama, Galicia, Lodomeria, Jerusalem + Sicily (d.1382)

1585   Johann Georg I, Elector of Saxony (d.1656)

1723   The Princess Mary of Great Britain, Landgravine of Hesse-Kassel (d.1773)


1622   Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma, Piacenza + Castro

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