Ante Diem IV Kal. Feb. AM 7514/AUC 2758
Today is the Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany. If it were not, it would be the Feast of St Francois de Sales, BCD. His biography from The Catholic Encyclopædia.
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On this day:
AD 969, Peter, Tsar of the Bulgarians (927-69), dies. (R+I+P)
AD 1696, Ivan V, co-Tsar of Russia (1682-89), dies. (R+I+P)
AD 1743, His Eminence, André Hercule, Cardinal Fleury (1726-43), dies. (R+I+P)
AD 1824, Her Majesty, Queen Louise, Consort of His Majesty, King Charles III of England, Scotland and Ireland, dies. (R+I+P)
AD 1861, Kansas is admitted to the Union as a Free State, precipitating the secession of the Southern States, the formation of the Confederate States of America and the War of Northern Aggression.
AD 1933, German Reichs-Præsident von Hindenburg appoints Hitler Chancellor of the Reich.