Wednesday, April 4, 2012

April 4, 2012

Children's Day  (Taiwan + Hong Kong)

Independence Day in Senegal

Peace Day in Angola {Day of Peace + Reconciliation}


1660   Declaration of Breda by King Charles II of England, Scotland + Ireland.

1866   Tsar Alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev.

1939   Faisal II becomes King of Iraq.

1976   Prince Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia resigns as leader of Cambodia and is placed under house arrest.


188   Emperor Caracalla of the Roman Empire (d.217)

1819   Queen Maria II of Portugal + the Algarves (d.1853)


896   Pope Formosus

1284   King Alfonso X "the Wise" of Castile, Leon + Galicia, King of the Romans {King of Germany}

1292   Pope Nicholas IV

1536   Friedrich I/V, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Kulmbach {Ansbach + Bayreuth}

1588   King Frederik II of Denmark + Norway, Duke of Schleswig + Holstein

1930   Princess Sophie Marie Viktoria of Baden, Queen consort of Sweden [as Victoria]

1953   King Carol II of Romania

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