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Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 30th April

Today’s posting begins with Philip III of France who became known as le Hardi after being born in 1245. Another ancient Royal, Mary II of England had her own glorious revolution in 1662. 479 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths - 29th April

We start today’s births paragraph with balletmaster Jean-Georges Noverre who got his legs working in 1727. Emperor of Russia, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Finland – Alexander II had his folks toast his arrival in 1818. 532 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 28th April

Another ancient King of England kicks proceedings off today, as we see Edward IV of England start out in France way back in 1442. Next up is fifth President of the United States of America, James Munro faced no opposition being born in 1758. 528 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 27th April

Charles Emmanuel III Duke of Savoy and King of Sardinia kicks todays posting off, given he was also kicking about in 1701. Samuel Finley Breese Morse, he of dot dash fame signalled his entrance to the world in 1791. 434 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 26th April

Without wanting to upset anyone, I will merely mention Muhammad, founder of Islam -was born this day in 570CE, (the alternative naming of AD). Peter II King of Portugal and the Algarves probably wasn’t ‘the Peaceful’ when being delivered in 1648. 563 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 25th April

Ancient King of England Edward II starts things off today given he decided to poke his head out in 1284. Next up is puritan Roundhead and general agitator Oliver Cromwell who launched his first offensive on the world in 1599. 612 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 24th April

Births today begin with William I, Prince of Orange who was also known as William the Silent or William the Taciturn had to start ruffing it in 1533. 465 more words