Tuesday, May 1, 2012

May 1, 2012

May Day  {Great Britain, Ireland, France, Germany, Finland, USA, Canada, etc} & Labour Day  +  International Workers' Day  {India, Malaysia, Syria, Egypt, Cuba, Argentina, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Bahrain, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, North Korea, South Korea, Lebanon, Macau, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam, Hungary, Belgium, Croatia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, South Africa, etc}

Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker  {Roman Catholic}

Feast of Saints Philip the Apostle + James the Less[er]/Younger  {Anglican & Lutheran; Roman Catholic pre-1955}

Beatification of Pope John Paul II  {2011}

Beltane  {Gaelic, Celtic, Neopagan}


Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg, Prince of Parma, Prince of Nassau   {1963} (son of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg & brother of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg)

Lady Sarah Chatto   {1964} (niece of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Northern Ireland)


Prince Gyanendra of Nepal & Lady Komal Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah   {1970}


305   Emperor Diocletian, Augustus of the East, & Emperor Maximian, Augustus of the West, retire from the office of Roman Emperor.

1328  Wars of Scottish Independence: Treaty of Edinburgh-Northampton - the Kingdom of England recognizes the Kingdom of Scotland as an independent state.

1707   The Act of Union joins the Kingdom of England and Kingdom of Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.

1851   Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Ireland opens the Great Exhibition in London.


1218   John I of Avesnes, Count of Hainaut (d.1257)

1218   Rudolf I of Germany/Habsburg, King of the Romans, King of Germany, Duke of Austria, Styria, Carniola + Carinthia (d.1291)

1850   Prince Arthur of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Ireland, Duke of Connaught + Strathearn, Earl of Sussex, Prince of Saxe-Coburg + Gotha (1850-1917), Duke of Saxony (1850-1917) (d.1942)


408   Emperor Arcadius of the Byzantine Empire

1118   Matilda/Edith of Scotland, Queen consort of England

1277   King Stephen/Stefan Uros I of Serbia

1308   Albrecht I of Habsburg, King of the Romans, King of Germany, Duke of Austria + Styria, Lord of Carniola, over the Wendish Mark + of Port Naon, Count of Habsburg + Kyburg, Landgrave of Alsace

1539   Infanta Isabella of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress consort, Queen consort of Germany, Queen regent + consort of Spain {Castile, Galicia, Leon, Aragon, Majorca, Valencia, Naples + Sicily}, Duchess consort of Brabant, Limburg, Lothier + Luxembourg, Countess consort of Flanders, Burgundy, Artois, Hainaut, Namur, Holland + Zeeland, Countess consort of Barcelona, Archduchess consort of Austria

1555   Pope Marcellus II

1572   Pope Saint Pius V

1920   Princess Margaret "Daisy" of Connaught, Crown Princess of Sweden [as Margareta], Duchess of Scania

1970   Crown Prince/King Yi Un [aka Uimin/Euimin/Yi Eun/Lee Eun/Un Yi/Ri Gin/Lee] of Korea, Prince Imperial Yeong

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