Kalendæ Feb. AM 7514/AUC 2758
Today is the Feast of St Ignatius, B & M. His biography from The Catholic Encyclopædia.
From the East:
Forefeast of the Meeting of the Lord
From Ted Hewitt's Group:
On this day:
AD 656, Sigebert III, King of Austrasia, dies at about 25. (R+I+P)
AD 772, His Holiness, Adrian I consecrated Pope .
AD 1204, Alexios IV Angelos, Eastern Roman Empeor (1203-04), murdered. (R+I+P)
AD 1328, His Majesty, Charles IV, le Bel, King of France (1322-28), dies.
AD 1539, His Imperial Majesty, Charles V, Roman Emperor & His Most Christian Majesty, François I, King of France, sign a treaty against His Majesty, Henry VIII, King of England and Ireland.
AD 1587 The usurper, Elizabeth I, signs the death warrant of the Legitimate Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland, Mary II Stuart.
AD 1691, Alexander VIII, dies. (R+I+P)
AD 1694 His Excellency, John, Baron van Elderen, 63rd bishop of Liege, (1688-94), dies. (R+I+P)
AD 1733, His Majesty, August II the Strong, King of Poland, dies. (R+I+P)
AD 1908, His Majesty, Carlos I, the Martyr, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by Freemasons at 44. (R+I+P)
AD 1933, Dutch Bishops forbid membership in non-Catholic trades unions. Oh, for the Bishops of old, God grant their like will soon return!
AD 1946, 1946 Republic of Hungary, a Red dictatorship, proclaimed, Zoltan Tildy as communist president. The Crown of St Istvan (Stephen), the symbol of Legitimacy, had been smuggled out of the country to the US, where it remained until Jimmy Carter returned it in an attempt to bestow Legitimacy his fellow Reds!
AD 1965, Her Serene Highness, Stephanie Marie Elisabeth de Grimaldi, Princess of Monaco, born.