Wednesday, March 7, 2012

March 7, 2012

Purim at sundown  (Judaism)

Teacher's Day in Albania


The Right Honourable Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon, Baron Armstrong-Jones of Nymans   {1930} (former brother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Northern Ireland)

Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan   {2000} (son of Prince Shah Karim al-Hussayni, The Aga Khan IV)

Prince Umberto of Savoy-Aosta, Prince of Piedmont   {2009} [son of Prince Aimone of Savoy-Aosta, Duke of Apulia + Aosta (son of Prince Amedeo of Savoy-Aosta, Duke of Aosta + Savoy)]


Prince Franz Joseph II of Liechtenstein, Duke of Troppau + Jagerndorf, Count of Rietberg & Countess Georgine/Georgina "Gina" of Wilczeck  {1943}


161   Emperor Antonius Pius of the Roman Empire dies and is succeeded by his adoptive sons Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus.

238   Roman subjects in Africa revolt against Emperor Maximinus I Thrax of the Roman Empire and elect Gordian I as Emperor.

321   Emperor Constantine I "the Great" of the Roman Empire decrees that the dies Solis Invicti (sun-day) is the rest day of the Empire.

1814   Emperor Napoleon I of the French wins the Battle of Craonne.

1914   Prince Wilhelm of Wied arrives in Albania to begin his reign, as Prince Vidi I of Albania (until his exile on September 3, 1914, and then the declaration of a republic on January 31, 1925).


189   Emperor Publius Septimus Geta of the Roman Empire (d.211)

1693   Pope Clement XIII (d.1769)


161   Emperor Antonius Pius of the Roman Empire

851   Nominoe/Nomenoe, Duke of Brittany

1724   Pope Innocent XIII

1965   Princess Louise of Battenberg (1889-1917), Lady Louise Mountbatten (1917-1923), Queen consort of Sweden

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