Ante Diem XIII Kal. Feb. AM 7514/AUC 2758
Today is the Feast of Ss Fabian, P & Sebastian, Mm. St Fabian's biography from The Catholic Encyclopædia. St Sebastian's biography from The Catholic Encyclopædia.
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On this day:
AC 27, Roman Senate bestows the title "Augustus" on Octavian.
AD 250, His Holiness, St Fabian reigned 236-50, dies.
AD 842, Theophilus Eastern Roman Imperator (829-42), dies. (R+I+P)
AD 882, Louis II/III the Younger, German King (876-82), dies. (R+I+P)
AD 1045, Giovanni di Sabina elected His Holiness, Pope Sylvester III.
AD 1265, 1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester. It was a corporative assembly, coöperating with the King in ruling the Realm. It bore no resemblance to Red jacobin assembly calling itself Parliament today!
AD 1320 Duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes King of Poland.
AD 1356, Edward Baliol, King of Scotland, resigns.
AD 1513, Christian II succeeds Johan I as King of Denmark and Norway.
AD 1612, Rudolf II von Habsburg Roman Emperor, (1576-1612), dies at 59. (R+I+P)
AD 1745, Charles VII Albert Roman Emperor (1742-45), dies at 47. (R+I+P)
AD 1783, Hostilities cease in the American Revolution. Freemasonry's first great victory. (The second was the French Revolution.)
AD 1816, Brazil becomes an Empire under John, Prince Regent of Portugal.
AD 1819, His Most Catholic Majesty, Carlos IV, King of Spain (1788-1808), dies at 70. (R+I+P)
AD 1955, H.R.H. The Princess Sophie and H.S.H. The Duke of Arenberg married.