Crowns Events in History

1997 Death - Eddie Arcaro, jockey (won 2 Triple Crowns), dies at 81

1977 Event - Jean-Bedel Bokassa, ruler of Central African Empire, crowns himself

1967 Event - Shah of Iran crowns himself after 26 years on Peacock Throne

1937 Birthday - Tony Anthony, Clarksburg, West Virginia, actor, Treasure of 4 Crowns

1926 Event - Persian cossack officer Reza Chan crowns himself Shah Palawi

1916 Birthday - Eddie Arcaro, jockey, 1958 Racing Hall of Fame, 2 triple crowns

1882 Event - Monarch Milan Obrenovic of Serbia crowns himself king

1751 Event - Adolf Frederik of Holstein-Gottorp crowns himself king of Sweden

1547 Event - Ivan IV the Terrible (17) crowns himself 1st tsar of Moscow

1474 Event - Isabella crowns herself queen of Castilie and Aragon

1452 Event - Pope Nicolaas I crowns Frederik III RC-German emperor

1229 Event - German emperor Frederick II crowns himself king of Jerusalem

1215 Event - Frederik II crowns himself Roman Catholic king

1212 Event - Frederik II crowns himself Roman Catholic king

1209 Event - Pope Innocent II crowns German king Otto of Wittelsbach

1155 Event - Pope Adrian IV crowns Frederick I Barbarossa Roman-German Emperor

1133 Event - Rome-Innocentius II crowns Lotharius III Roman-German emperor

1130 Event - Anti-pope Anacletus II crowns Roger II the Norman, king of Sicily

1111 Event - Pope Paschalis II crowns Roman catholics-German king Hendrik II

1111 Event - Pope Paschalis II crowns Henry V, Roman emperor

1087 Event - German emperor Henry IV crowns his son Koenraad

1084 Event - Anti-pope Clemens crowns German emperor Hendrik IV

1059 Event - Henri I crowns his son compassionate King Philip I of France

1054 Event - Emperor Henry III crowns his son Henry IV king

1046 Event - Pope Clemens VI crowns Henry III RC-German emperor

1028 Event - German emperor Conrad II the Sailor crowns his son Henry III, king

1027 Event - John XIX crowns Conrad II the Salier Roman German emperor

1026 Event - Koenraad II crowns himself king of Italy

1014 Event - Pope Benedict VIII crowns Henry II, Roman German emperor

996 Event - Pope Gregory V crowns Otto III Roman Catholic German emperor of Elzas

996 Event - Pope Gregory V crowns his cousin Otto III German emperor

987 Event - French King Hugo Capet crowns his son Robert the compassionate king

962 Event - Pope John XII crowns German King Otto I the Great Emperor

823 Event - Pope Peschalis I crowns Lotharius I, co-emperor of France

813 Event - Charles the Great crowns Louis I emperor

800 Event - Pope Leo III crowns Charles the Great (Charlemagne), Roman emperor

355 Event - Emperor Constantine II crowns cousin Julianus keizer of Britain