Friday, September 28, 2012

September 28, 2012


Hereditary Prince Charles of Monaco, Marquis of Baux (future Prince Charles III of Monaco) & Antoinette de Merode-Westerloo   {1846}

Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain & Sheikha Shaikha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai   {2009} [nikah]


48 BC   Pompey the Great is assassinated on the orders of Pharaoh Ptolemy XIII of Egypt after landing in Egypt.

235   Pope Pontian resigns.  He and Hippolytus, church leader of Rome,  are exiled to the mines of Sardinia.

351   Battle of Mursa Major:  Emperor Constantius II of the Roman Empire defeats usurper Magnentius.

365   Roman usurper Procopius bribes two legions passing by Constantinople, and proclaims himself Roman Emperor.

935   Saint Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia, is murdered by his brother, Boleslaus/Boleslav I "the Cruel", thereafter the Duke of Bohemia.

1066   William II "the Bastard", Duke of Normandy, (the future King William I "the Conqueror" of England) invades England, beginning the Norman Conquest.

1106   Battle of Tinchebrai/Tinchebray - King Henry I of England defeats his brother, Robert II/III "Curthose", Duke of Normandy.

1238   Muslim Valencia surrenders to the besieging King James/Jaume/Chaime/Jaime/Jacme I "the Conqueror" of Aragon, Count of Barcelona.

1322   Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV "the Bavarian" {King of the Romans, Duke of Bavaria} defeats Friedrich I/III "the Fair", Duke of Austria + Styria {King of the Romans, King of Germany} in the Battle of Muhldorf.

1448   Christian I is crowned King of Denmark.

1844   Coronation in Sweden of King Oscar I of Sweden + Norway.

1868   The Battle of Alcolea causes Queen Isabella/Isabel II of Spain to flee to France.


1865   Princess Amelie of Orleans, Queen consort of Portugal + the Algarves (as Maria Amelia) (d.1951)


876   King Louis/Ludwig II "the German" of Eastern Francia (843-876), King of Bavaria (817-843)

935   Saint Wenceslaus/Vaclav I, Duke of Bohemia

1104   King Pedro I of Aragon + Navarre

1197   Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor, King of Italy, King of the Romans, King of Germany, King of Burgundy + Sicily, Duke of Swabia

1978   Pope John Paul I

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