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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

April 23, 2013


ROYAL BIRTHDAYS

Princess Aisha bint Al Hussein of Jordan   {1968} [TWIN] (sister of King Abdullah II of Jordan)


Princess Zein bint Al Hussein of Jordan   {1968} [TWIN] (sister of King Abdullah II of Jordan)


Lady Gabriella Windsor   {1981} [daughter of Prince Michael of Kent (1st cousin of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Northern Ireland)]


Stella Ferner   {1998} [daughter of Alexander Ferner (son of Princess Astrid of Norway {sister of King Harald V of Norway})]

Princess Therese of Orleans   {2001}

Princess Laetitia Maria of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este, Princess Imperial of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary, Bohemia + Croatia, Princess of Modena   {2003} [daughter of Princess Astrid of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este (daughter of King Albert II of the Belgians)]



ROYAL WEDDINGS

Grand Duke Adolphe of Luxembourg (1890-1905), Duke of Nassau & Princess Adelheid-Marie (Adelaide-Marie) of Anhalt-Dessau   {1851}

Princess Sofia/Sophie of Greece + Denmark, Princess Christoph of Hesse & Prince Georg Wilhelm of Hanover, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg, Prince of Great Britain + Ireland   {1946} [CIVIL]

Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan & Rym Brahimi   {2004} [NIKAH]



ROYAL CHRISTENING

Savannah Phillips   {2011} [daughter of Peter Phillips (son of The Princess Anne, Princess Royal {daughter of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Northern Ireland})]



HISTORICAL ROYAL BIRTHDAYS

Marie-Jenke (Eugenie), Duchess of Bavaria, Countess Keglevich von Buzin   {1921}


DEATHS

1919   Princess Maria Isabel (Marie Isabelle) of Orleans, Infanta of Spain, Countess of Paris



Saturday, April 7, 2012

April 7, 2012

Holy Saturday / Easter Eve / Black Saturday  (Western Christianity: Roman Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran, Methodist, Episcopal)



Passover  (Judaism)



ROYAL BIRTHDAYS

Princess Elisabeth of Yugoslavia   {1936} (a cousin of Crown Prince Alexander II of Yugoslavia/Serbia)


Jaime de Marichalar y Saenz de Tejada   {1963} [ex-husband of Infanta Elena of Spain, Duchess of Lugo (daughter of King Juan Carlos I of Spain)]



HISTORICAL ROYAL EVENTS

529   The first draft of the Corpus Juris Civilis (a fundamental work in jurisprudence) is issued by Emperor Justinian I of the Eastern Roman Empire.

1831   Emperor Pedro I of Brazil abdicates his throne.  He assumes the title 'Duke of Braganza' and later returns to Portugal.



HISTORICAL ROYAL BIRTHS

1652   Pope Clement XII (d.1740)


1853   The Prince Leopold of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Ireland, Duke of Albany, Earl of Clarence, Baron Arklow (d.1884)



DEATHS

1498   King Charles VIII "the Affable" of France, Duke of Brittany, King of Naples (1495)


1747   Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau


1782   King Taksin "the Great" of Siam, King of the Thonburi Kingdom


1789   Sultan Abdul Hamid I of the Ottoman Empire

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Merry Christmas!

December 25


Christmas Day / Noel / Yule / Feast of the Nativity  (Christianity following the Gregorian calendar)







Hanukkah  (Judaism)


Constitution Day in China  (1947)


ROYAL BIRTHDAYS

Princess Alexandra of Kent, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy   {1936} (first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Northern Ireland)


Prince Bernhard of Orange-Nassau   {1969} [son of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands (sister of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands)]


Sunday, December 18, 2011

December 16

Posadas Navidenas/Las Posadas  (Roman Catholic/Mexico + other Latin American countries such as Guatemala, & parts of the Southwestern USA)


Advent Embertide  (Roman Catholic, Anglican, some Lutheran + Episcopal)


Independence Day in Kazakhstan  (1991)


Day of Reconciliation in South Africa  (1994)


National Day in Bahrain  (1971)


National Sports Day in Thailand  (1986)


Victory Day in Bangladesh  (1971)


Victory Day/Vijay Diwas in India  (1971)





ROYAL BIRTHDAY

Prince Lorenz of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este, Prince Imperial of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary, Croatia + Bohemia, Duke of Modena   {1955} [husband of Princess Astrid of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este (daughter of King Albert II of the Belgians)]



ROYAL ENGAGEMENT ANNIVERSARY

Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau, Jonkheer van Amsberg & Petra Laurentien Brinkhorst   {2000}











ROYAL CHRISTENING

Princess Marie Caroline of Liechtenstein, Countess of Rietberg   {1996} [daughter of Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein (son of Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein)]