Ante Diem III Kal. Feb. AM 7514/AUC 2758
Today is the Feast of St Martina, VM. Her biography from The Catholic Encyclopædia.
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AD 1647, Scots heretics agree to sell King Charles I to English Parliament for £400, leading to:
AD 1649, His Majesty, Charles I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland, judicially murdered at Whitehall. His Majesty King Charles II ascends the Throne.
AD 1730, Pyotr II, Alekseyevitch, Tsar and Autocrat of all the Russias, 1727-30, dies at 14. (R+I+P)
AD 1853, «Emperor» Napoleon III marries Eugénie Maria de Montijo y de Guzman.
AD 1879, Marie Edme Patrice Maurice de Mac-Mahon,duc de Magenta, Marshal of France, resigns as President of the IIIrd Republic. A Monarchist, he served as Chief of State of France,1873-1875 and President of France, !875-1879. He was the last hope for the Restoration!
AD 1894, His Majesty, Boris III, Tsar of Bulgaria, 1918-1943, born.
AD 1933, Hitler forms government with von Papen.
AD 1972, Bloody Sunday British soldiers open fire on Catholics in Derry City, 13 die. (R+I+P)