Friday, April 6, 2012

April 6, 2012

Good Friday  (Western Christianity: Roman Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran, Moravian, Methodist, etc.; Australia, Bermuda, other Caribbean countries, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Finland, Germany, Malta, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, the Philippines, Singapore, Sweden, UK, Venezuela, Hong Kong, Macau, India, Indonesia, Ireland, France, South Africa, USA, etc.)

Passover begins @ sundown  (Judaism)

Chakri Memorial Day in Thailand

New Beer's Eve  (USA)

Tartan Day  (USA, Canada, Scotland + Argentina)


Lord Frederick Windsor   {1979} [son of Prince Michael of Kent (1st cousin of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Northern Ireland)]

Princess Haalah bint Al Hashim of Jordan   {2007} [daughter of Prince Hashim bin Al Hussein of Jordan (half-brother of King Abdullah II of Jordan)]


Prince Albert II of Monaco   {2005}


1199   King Richard I of England dies from an infection following the removal of an arrow from his shoulder.

1250  Seventh Crusade: Ayyubids of Egypt capture King Louis IX of France in the Battle of Fariskur.

1385   The Council of the Kingdom (the Portuguese Cortes) declares Joao, Grand Master of the Order of Aviz, as King Joao I of Portugal + the Algarve.

1782   King Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke {Rama I} of Siam (modern day Thailand) founds the Chakri Dynasty.


1632   Archduchess Maria Leopoldine of Austria, Empress consort of the Holy Roman Empire, Queen consort of Germany, Hungary, Croatia + Bohemia, etc. (d.1649)

1871   Prince Alexander John of Wales (d.April 7, 1871)

1886   Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII, Nizam of the Princely State of Hyderabad + Berar (in modern day India) (d.1967)


1147   Frederick II "the One-Eyed", Duke of Swabia

1199   King Richard I "the Lionheart" of England, Duke of Normandy, Aquitaine + Gascony, Lord of Cyprus, Count of Anjou, Maine + Nantes

1362   James I de Bourbon, Count of La Marche, Count of Ponthieu

1490   King Matthias/Matyas I Corvinus "the Just" of Hungary + Croatia, King of Bohemia, Duke of Austria

2005   Prince Rainier III of Monaco, Duke of Valentinois, Marquis of Baux, Count of Polignac, etc.

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