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Post by SGM » Sun September 18th, 2011, 1:31 pm

Are these dates old style or new style?
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Post by Susan » Sun September 18th, 2011, 4:26 pm

[quote=""SGM""]Are these dates old style or new style?[/quote]

I am assuming you mean my dates. They are the dates that are commonly used for the occasions. As you may know, countries adopted the new date style at different times.
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Post by Susan » Sun September 18th, 2011, 8:26 pm

September 19 in royal history:

September 19, 1551 – Birth of Henri III of France

September 19, 1803 – Birth of Maria Anna of Savoy, wife of Emperor Ferdinand I of Austria
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Post by Susan » Mon September 19th, 2011, 10:13 pm

September 20 in royal history:

September 20, 1486 - Birth of Arthur, Prince of Wales, son of Henry VII, at St. Swithin's Priory, Winchester, England

September 20, 1853 - Birth of Chulalongkorn the Great, Rama V of Thailand

September 20, 1902 – Death of Marie-Henriette of Austria, wife of Leopold II of the Belgians, at Spa, Belgium; buried at the Royal Vault at the Church of Our Lady, Laeken, Belgium

September 20, 1925 – Birth of Ananda Mahidol, King of Thailand
Anada Mahidol, the brother of the current king, Bhumibol Adulyadej, was found dead after he was shot in his bedroom.
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Post by Susan » Wed September 21st, 2011, 1:10 am

September 21 in royal history:

September 21, 1327 - Murder of the deposed Edward II at Berkeley Castle, buried at Gloucester Cathedral

September 21, 1411 – Birth of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, claimant to the English throne, father of Edward IV and Richard III

September 21, 1558 – Death of Charles I of Spain (Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor) at the Monastery of Yuste, near Cuacos de Yuste, Spain; originally buried at the Monastery of Yuste, re-buried at the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo El Real

September 21, 1788 – Birth of Wilhelmine of Baden, wife of Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine

September 21, 1957 - Death of Haakon VII of Norway at the Royal Palace, Oslo; buried at the Royal Mausoleum at Akershus Fortress
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Post by Susan » Wed September 21st, 2011, 11:49 pm

September 22 in royal history:

September 22, 1515 - Birth of Anne of Cleves, Henry VIII's fourth wife, at Düsseldorf, Cleves, Germany

September 22, 1601 – Birth of Anne of Austria, wife of Louis XIII of France

September 22, 1761 - Coronation of George III
George’s wife Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was crowned with him.

September 22, 1780 - Birth of Prince Alfred, son of George III, at Windsor Castle

September 22, 1840 - Death of Princess Augusta, daughter of George III, at Clarence House, London, buried at St. George's Chapel, Windsor

September 22, 1828 - Murder of Shaka, African ruler and founder of the Zulu kingdom, by his half-brother Dingan

September 22, 1948 - Birth of Mark Phillips, first husband of Princess Anne

September 22, 1971 - Birth of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway, daughter of Harald V

September 22, 1984 - Wedding of Astrid of Belgium and Lorenz of Habsburg-Este
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Post by Susan » Thu September 22nd, 2011, 10:44 pm

September 23 in royal history:

September 23, 63 BC - Birth of Roman Emperor Augustus

September 23, 1158 - Birth of Geoffrey, Duke of Brittany, son of Henry II

September 23, 1459 – Yorkists win the Battle of Blore Heath

September 23, 1535 – Death of Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg, first wife of Gustav I of Sweden; buried at Uppsala Cathedral

September 23, 1713 – Birth of Ferdinand VI of Spain

September 23, 1932 - Unification of Hejaz and Nejid into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Rahman ibn Faisal Al Saud become the first monarch
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Post by Susan » Fri September 23rd, 2011, 11:06 pm

September 24 in royal history:

September 24, 1435 – Death of Isabeau of Bavaria, wife of Charles VI of France, in Paris; buried at Saint Denis Basilica
Isabeau was the mother of two Queens of England: Isabella, the second wife of Richard II and Catherine, the wife of Henry V (and the wife of Owen Tudor).

September 24, 1513 – Birth of Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg, first wife of Gustav I of Sweden

September 24, 1577 – Birth of Louis V, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt

September 24, 1834 – Death of Pedro IV of Portugal (and Emperor Pedro I of Brazil) at Queluz Palace, Lisbon; first buried at the Monastery of São Vicente de Fora, Lisbon; re-buried in 1972 at the Museu do Ipiranga in São Paulo, Brazil

September 24, 1950 – Death of Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, Marchioness of Milford Haven, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, at Kensington Palace, London; buried at St. Mildred's Church Cemetery, Whippingham on the Isle of Wight
Victoria was the daughter of Princess Alice and Grand Duke Louis IV of Hesse and by Rhine. She married Prince Louis of Battenberg and they are the maternal grandparents of Prince Philip.

September 24, 1994 - Wedding of Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg and Sibilla Weiller
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Post by Susan » Sun September 25th, 2011, 1:07 am

September 25, 1506 – Death of Philip I of Castile (the Handsome), husband of Juana I of Castile at Burgos, Castile; buried at the Capilla Real in Granada

September 25, 1697 – Birth of Franz Josias, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld

September 25, 1744 – Birth of Frederick William II of Prussia

September 25, 1826 – Death of Frederica of Baden, former wife of Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden, at Lausanne, Switzerland; buried at the Crypt of the Grand Dukes in Pforzheim, Baden, Germany

September 25, 1968 - Birth of Prince Friso of the Netherlands, son of Queen Beatrix

September 25, 1983 - Death of former King Leopold III of the Belgians at Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium; buried at the Royal Vault at the Church of Our Lady in Laeken, Belgium
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Post by Susan » Sun September 25th, 2011, 8:02 pm

September 26 in royal history:

September 26, 1087 - Coronation of William II

September 26, 1810 - Jean Baptiste Bernadotte becomes heir to the Swedish throne

September 26, 1870 - Birth of Christian X of Denmark

September 26, 2000 - Birth of Princess Salma of Jordan, daughter of King Abdullah II
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