Welcome to the Historical Fiction Online forums: a friendly place to discuss, review and discover historical fiction.
If this is your first visit, please be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above.
You will have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.
To start viewing posts, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

This Day in History

For discussions of historical fiction. Threads that do not relate to historical fiction should be started in the Chat forum or elsewhere on the forum, depending on the topic.
User avatar
Susan
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3746
Joined: August 2008
Location: New Jersey, USA

Post by Susan » Thu June 17th, 2010, 1:24 am

June 17 in royal history:

June 17, 1239 - Birth of Edward I at Palace of Westminster

June 17, 1631 - Death of Mumtaz Mahal in childbirth, wife of Shah Jahan, Mughal emperor
Mumtaz Mahal’s tomb is the famous Taj Mahal.

June 17, 1682 – Birth of Carl XII of Sweden

June 17, 1696 – Death of John III Sobieski, King of Poland

June 17, 1818 - Birth of Sophia of Württemberg, first wife of William III of the Netherlands

June 17, 1882 – Birth of Adolf Friedrich VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
~Susan~
~Unofficial Royalty~
Royal news updated daily, information and discussion about royalty past and present
http://www.unofficialroyalty.com/

User avatar
Susan
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3746
Joined: August 2008
Location: New Jersey, USA

Post by Susan » Fri June 18th, 2010, 12:44 am

June 18 in royal history:

June 18, 1269 - Birth of Eleanor of England, daughter of Edward I, at Windsor Castle

June 18, 1318 - Birth of Eleanor of Woodstock, daughter of Edward II, at Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire

June 18, 1536 - Death of Henry Fitzroy, Henry VIII's illegitimate son at St. James’ Palace, buried at St. Michael the Archangel Church, Framlingham, Suffolk

June 18, 1815 - Napoleon is defeated at the Battle of Waterloo

June 18, 1866 - Death of Prince Sigismund of Prussia at the Neues Palais in Potsdam, Germany; buried at Friedenskirche, Potsdam, Germany
Prince Sigismund was the son of Victoria, Princess Royal and Kaiser Frederick III of Germany. He died at age two from meningitis.

June 18, 1901 - Birth of Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, at Peterhof

June 18, 1926 – Death of Grand Duchess Olga Constantinovna of Russia, wife of George I of Greece, at Pau, Béarn, France; first buried in Italy, reburied at Tatoi Royal Cemetery, Greece

June 18, 1975 – Beheading of Prince Faisal bin Musad of Saudi Arabia for the assassination of his uncle King Faisal

June 18, 1994 - Birth of Prince Hussein of Jordan, son of King Abdullah II

June 18, 2006 – Birth of Countess Zaria van Oranje-Nassau van Amsberg, daughter of Prince Johan Friso of the Netherlands
~Susan~
~Unofficial Royalty~
Royal news updated daily, information and discussion about royalty past and present
http://www.unofficialroyalty.com/

User avatar
Susan
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3746
Joined: August 2008
Location: New Jersey, USA

Post by Susan » Sat June 19th, 2010, 1:07 am

June 19 in royal history:

June 19, 1294 – Birth of Charles IV of France

June 19, 1500 - Death of Edmund, Duke of Somerset, son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York; buried at Westminster Abbey

June 19, 1566 - Birth of James VI of Scotland (later James I of England), son of Mary, Queen of Scots, at Edinburgh Castle

June 19, 1850 - Wedding of Carl XV of Sweden (Carl IV of Norway) and Louise of the Netherlands

June 19, 1867 - Execution of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico by firing squad at Cerro de las Campanas, Querétaro, Mexico; buried at the Imperial Crypt, Vienna

June 19, 1896 - Birth of Bessiewallis Warfield (Duchess of Windsor) at Square Cottage at Monterey Inn, a resort hotel in Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania

June 19, 1902 – Death of Albert, King of Saxony

June 19, 1976 - Wedding of Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and Silvia Sommerlath
And their daughter is getting married on their 34th anniversary (see below)
Image

June 19, 1999 - Wedding of Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys Jones at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor
Image

June 19, 2010 - Wedding of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Daniel Westling
Image
~Susan~
~Unofficial Royalty~
Royal news updated daily, information and discussion about royalty past and present
http://www.unofficialroyalty.com/

User avatar
Susan
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3746
Joined: August 2008
Location: New Jersey, USA

Post by Susan » Sun June 20th, 2010, 11:20 am

June 20 in royal history:

June 20, 840 - Death of Louis I of France (the Pious)

June 20, 1235 – Wedding of Isabella, daughter of King John, and Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, at Wurms Cathedral, Germany

June 20, 1389 - Birth of John, Duke of Bedford, son of Henry IV

June 20, 1605 – Death of Feodor II of Russia

June 20, 1667 - Death of James, Duke of Cambridge, son of James II, at Richmond Palace; buried at Westminster Abbey

June 20, 1818 – Death of Hedwig Elizabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, wife of Charles XIII of Sweden; buried at Riddarholm Church in Stockholm

June 20, 1837 - Death of William IV at Windsor Castle; buried at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

June 20, 1856 – Death of Prince Florestan I of Monaco; buried at Saint Nicholas Cathedral, Monaco

June 20, 1946 - Birth of Birgitte Eva van Deurs, wife of Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, at Odense, Isle of Funen, Denmark
~Susan~
~Unofficial Royalty~
Royal news updated daily, information and discussion about royalty past and present
http://www.unofficialroyalty.com/

User avatar
Susan
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3746
Joined: August 2008
Location: New Jersey, USA

Post by Susan » Sun June 20th, 2010, 10:02 pm

June 21 in royal history:

June 21, 1040 – Death of Fulk III (the Black), Count of Anjou

June 21, 1221 – Wedding of Joan, daughter of King John, to King Alexander of Scotland, at York Minster

June 21, 1377 - Death of Edward III at Sheen Palace, Surrey; buried at Westminster Abbey

June 21, 1646 - Birth of Marie Françoise of Nemours, wife of Afonso VI of Portugal and his brother King Pedro II of Portugal

June 21, 1806 – Wedding of Christian VIII of Denmark (first marriage) and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

June 21, 1818 – Birth of Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Ernest was the brother of Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s husband.

June 21, 1982 - Birth of Prince William at St. Mary's Hospital, London
~Susan~
~Unofficial Royalty~
Royal news updated daily, information and discussion about royalty past and present
http://www.unofficialroyalty.com/

User avatar
Susan
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3746
Joined: August 2008
Location: New Jersey, USA

Post by Susan » Tue June 22nd, 2010, 12:41 am

June 22 in royal history:

June 22, 1000 – Birth of Robert I the Magnificent, Duke of Normandy
Robert was the father of William the Conqueror.

June 22, 1658 – Birth of Louis VII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt

June 22, 1911 - Coronation of George V
George’s wife Mary of Teck was crowned with him.
~Susan~
~Unofficial Royalty~
Royal news updated daily, information and discussion about royalty past and present
http://www.unofficialroyalty.com/

annis
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 4585
Joined: August 2008

Post by annis » Tue June 22nd, 2010, 2:24 am

Paris at the Barricades! 22 June, 1848 marked the beginning of the June Days Uprising, part of the wider French Revolution of 1848.

Image

User avatar
Susan
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3746
Joined: August 2008
Location: New Jersey, USA

Post by Susan » Tue June 22nd, 2010, 10:50 pm

June 23 in royal history:

June 23, 1703 – Birth of Maria Leszczyńska of Poland, wife of Louis XV of France

June 23, 1763 - Birth of Marie Josèphe Rose de Tascher de la Pagerie (Empress Josephine), first wife of Napoleon, on Martinique in the West Indies

June 23, 1894 - Birth of Edward VIII at White Lodge, Richmond Park, Surrey
Image
~Susan~
~Unofficial Royalty~
Royal news updated daily, information and discussion about royalty past and present
http://www.unofficialroyalty.com/

User avatar
Susan
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3746
Joined: August 2008
Location: New Jersey, USA

Post by Susan » Thu June 24th, 2010, 12:23 am

June 24 in royal history:

June 24, 1293 – Birth of Joan of Burgundy, first wife of Philip VI of France

June 24, 1311 – Birth of Philippa of Hainault, wife of Edward III, at Valenciennes, Flanders

June 24, 1314 - Robert I of Scotland defeats the English in the Battle of Bannockburn

June 24, 1348 - Birth of William of Windsor, son of Edward III, at Windsor Castle
William was the sixth son and eleventh child of Edward III and Philippa of Hainault. He lived only until September of 1348 and was buried at Westminster Abbey.

June 24, 1509 - Coronation of Henry VIII
Henry VIII’s first wife Catherine of Aragon was crowned with him. His second wife Anne Boleyn was crowned on June 1, 1533. Henry’s four other wives were never crowned.

June 24, 1768 – Death of Maria Leszczynska of Poland, wife of Louis XV of France

June 24, 1860 – Birth of Mercedes of Orléans, first wife of Alfonso XII of Spain
~Susan~
~Unofficial Royalty~
Royal news updated daily, information and discussion about royalty past and present
http://www.unofficialroyalty.com/

User avatar
Susan
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3746
Joined: August 2008
Location: New Jersey, USA

Post by Susan » Thu June 24th, 2010, 10:49 pm

June 25 in royal history:

June 25, 1242 - Birth of Beatrice of England, daughter of Henry III, at Bordeaux, Gascony, France

June 25, 1533 - Death of Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, sister of Henry VIII, wife of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, at Westhorpe Hall, Suffolk, England; originally buried in the Abbey at Bury St. Edmunds, reburied at St. Mary’s Church in Bury St. Edmunds

June 25, 1667 – Wedding of Christian V of Denmark and Charlotte Amelia of Hesse-Cassel

June 25, 1755 – Birth of Wilhelmina Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt, first wife of the future Tsar Paul I of Russia

June 25, 1864 – Death of William I of Württemberg at Schloss Rosenstein, Stuttgart, Germany; buried at the Württemberg Mausoleum, Stuttgart

June 25, 1870 - Abdication of Isabella II of Spain in favor of her 12 year old son, Alfonso XII

June 25, 1900- Birth of Prince Louis of Battenberg, great grandson of Queen Victoria, uncle of Prince Philip, at Frogmore House
Louis was the son of Prince Louis of Battenberg and Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, a granddaughter of Queen Victoria. In 1917, when the British Royal Family stopped using German titles, his father Prince Louis of Battenberg became the Marquess of Milford-Haven and the family name became Mountbatten. Louis then used the courtesy title Lord Louis Mountbatten. He was subsequently created Viscount Mountbatten of Burma and then Earl Mountbatten of Burma.
~Susan~
~Unofficial Royalty~
Royal news updated daily, information and discussion about royalty past and present
http://www.unofficialroyalty.com/

Post Reply

Return to “General Discussion”