Pridie Idibus Ian. AM 7514/AUC 2758
There is no Feast in the Traditional Universal Calendar for today.
From the East:
From Ted Hewitt's Group:
On this day:
AD 1493, Last day for all Jews to leave Sicily.
AD 1519, Maximilian I of Hapsburg, Roman Emperor, dies. (R+I+P)
AD 1562, Charles Emanuel I the Great, Duke of Savoy, born.
AD 1598, His Holiness, Pope Clement VIII seizes duchy of Ferrara on death of Alfonso II Este, Duke of Modena and Reggio.
AD 1684, His Most Christian Majesty, Louis XIV, King of France and Navarre, marries Madame Maintenon and returns to the practise of his Faith.
AD 1729, Edmund Burke, the father of modern Anglo-American conservatism, born.
AD 1751, HM Ferdinand I , King of Naples and Sicily, born.
AD 1777, Mission Santa Clara de Asis founded in California.
AD 1810, HM Ferdinand II, King of the Two Sicilies, born.
AD 1816, France decrees Bonaparte family excluded from the country forever. Had the decree stayed in force, France would have been saved much grief!
AD 1842, Franciscan sisters begin missionary work on Netherlands Antilles.
AD 1852, Joseph Jacques Césaire Joffre, Marechal de France, born.