Monday, April 9, 2012

April 9, 2012

Easter Monday [aka Dyngus Day / Wet Monday] (Western Christianity: Roman Catholic, etc.; Australia, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Germany, USA, Canada, Guyana, UK, Netherlands, Hong Kong & many other regions/countries in Europe, the Caribbean, South America, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, etc.)

Passover  (Judaism)


Crown Princess Sarah of Brunei   {1987} [wife of Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah of Brunei (son of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei)]


Hereditary Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, Hereditary Prince of Nassau, Prince of Bourbon-Parma & Princess Josephine-Charlotte of Belgium   {1953}

The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Earl of Chester, Duke of Cornwall, Duke of Rothesay, Earl of Carrick, Baron of Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, Prince + Great Steward of Scotland & Camilla Shand Parker Bowles   {2005}


193   Septimius Severus is proclaimed Roman Emperor by the army in Illyricum (in the Balkans).

475   Emperor Basiliscus of the Easter Roman {Byzantine} Empire issues a circular letter (Enkyklikon) to the bishops of his empire, supporting the Monophysite christological position.

1413   Henry V is crowned King of England.

1440   Christopher of Bavaria is elected, then proclaimed King of Denmark at the Viborg Assembly.


1634   Countess Albertine Agnes of Nassau, Regent of Friesland, Groningen + Drenthe (d.1696)

1835   King Leopold II of the Belgians (d.1909)


585 BC   Emperor Jimmu of Japan

491   Empeor Zeno of the Byzantine Empire

715   Pope Constantine

1024   Pope Benedict VIII

1137   William X "the Saint", Duke of Aquitaine, Duke of Gascony, Count of Poitou (as the VIII)

1483   King Edward IV of England

1806   Willem V Batavus, Prince of Orange, Prince of Orange-Nassau, Baron of Breda, Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic

1914   Empress consort/Dowager Shoken [born Ichijo Masako; then after marriage Haruko] of Japan

1961   King Zog I of Albania (Skanderberg III of the Albanians) (1928-1939) {born: Ahmet Muhtar Bej  Zogolli, later Zogu}

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