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Post by Susan » Tue September 29th, 2009, 12:12 am

Today in royal history:

September 30, 1399 - Richard II deposed; Henry IV becomes king

September 30, 1811 – Birth of Augusta of Saxe-Weimar and Eisenach, wife of William I, German Emperor

September 30, 1898 - Birth of Princess Charlotte of Monaco, mother of Prince Rainier III

September 30, 1972 - Birth of Ari Behn, husband of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway

September 30, 1992 - Birth of Lady Marina-Charlotte Windsor, daughter of the Earl of St. Andrews
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Post by Susan » Thu October 1st, 2009, 1:04 am

Today in royal history:

October 1, 959 - Death of King Eadwig at Gloucester, England, buried in Winchester Cathedral

October 1, 1207 - Birth of Henry III at Winchester Castle

October 1, 1361 - Death of Margaret, daughter of Edward III, buried at Abingdon Abbey, Oxfordshire

October 1, 1553 – Coronation of Mary I

October 1, 1919 – Death of Charlotte of Prussia, Duchess of Saxe-Meiningen, at Baden-Baden, Germany
Charlotte was the daughter of Victoria, Princess Royal and Kaiser Frederick III of Germany. She married her second cousin Duke Bernhard II of Saxe-Meiningen.

October 1, 1969 - Birth of Prince Nikolaos of Greece, son of King Constantine II
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Post by Susan » Fri October 2nd, 2009, 12:03 am

Today in royal history:

October 2, 1452 - Birth of Richard III at Fotheringay Castle

October 2, 1921- Death of former William II of Württemberg at Bebenhausen, Germany; buried at the Old Cemetery in Ludwigsburg, Germany
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Post by Susan » Sat October 3rd, 2009, 2:08 am

Today in royal history:

October 3, 1283 - Execution of David ap Gruffydd, Prince of Gwynedd, Wales

October 3, 1568 – Death of Élisabeth de Valois, third wife of Philip II of Spain; buried at the Monastery of San Lorenzo El Real in El Escorial

October 3, 1891 – Birth of Prince Maurice of Battenberg, grandson of Queen Victoria, at Balmoral Castle, Scotland

October 3, 2004 – Beatification of Emperor Karl I of Austria
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Post by Ash » Sat October 3rd, 2009, 2:14 am

On Oct. 2, 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, becoming the first black to serve on the high court.

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Post by Ash » Sat October 3rd, 2009, 1:23 pm

On Oct. 3, 1990, West Germany and East Germany ended 45 years of postwar division, declaring the creation of a new unified country

Can't believe its been twenty years.

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Post by Susan » Sat October 3rd, 2009, 11:42 pm

Today in royal history:

October 4, 1910 - Manuel II driven out of Portugal by revolution

October 4, 1997 - Wedding of Infanta Cristina of Spain and Iñaki Urdangarín y Liebaert

October 4, 2005 – Birth of Prince Emmanuel of Belgium, son of Crown Prince Philippe
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Post by Ash » Sun October 4th, 2009, 2:19 pm

On Oct. 4, 1957, the Space Age began as the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first man-made satellite, into orbit.

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Post by Susan » Mon October 5th, 2009, 2:00 am

Today in royal history:

October 5, 1658 - Birth of Maria Beatrice of Modena, second wife of James II, at Ducal Palace, Modena, Italy
Full name: Maria Beatrice Eleanor Anna Margherita Isabella

October 5, 1840 – Birth of Prince Johann II of Liechtenstein

October 5, 1858 - Birth of Prince Henry of Battenberg, husband of Princess Beatrice (Queen Victoria's youngest child), at Milan, Italy
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Post by Susan » Tue October 6th, 2009, 12:56 am

Today in royal history:

October 6, 1644 – Death of Élisabeth de Bourbon, first wife of Philip IV of Spain; buried at the Monastery of San Lorenzo El Real in El Escorial

October 6, 1773 – Birth of Louis-Philippe I, King of the French

October 6, 1828 - Death of Charlotte, Princess Royal, daughter of George III, at Ludwigsburg Palace, Stuttgart, Germany; buried in the royal vault at Ludwigsburg Palace Church

October 6, 1891 – Death of Charles of Württemberg at Stuttgart, Germany; buried at the Old Castle in Stuttgart

October 6, 1982 - Birth of Princess Noor bint Asem bin Nayef, wife of Prince Hamzah of Jordan

October 6, 2002 - Death of Prince Claus of the Netherlands, husband of Queen Beatrix, at the AMC University Hospital in Amsterdam; buried at the Nieuwe Kerk, Delft
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