Prince Events in History

2015 Event - Prince Charles shakes hands with Gerry Adams, president of the Sinn Fein party, which was formerly part of the militant Irish Republican Army; Prince Charles is the first member of the British royal family to meet him

2015 Event - Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, announce the name of their baby girl, Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

2015 Event - Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, announce the birth of a baby girl but have not yet revealed her name

2014 Event - Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, announce that they are expecting their second child; baby Prince George celebrated his first birthday two months ago

2014 Event - Prince Felipe of Spain is coronated as King Felipe VI, following his father's abdication over two weeks ago; the simple ceremony sought to avoid displays of extravagance in a nation suffering high unemployment and growing disinterest in the monarchy

2014 Event - Eight-month-old Prince George begins his first overseas royal tour with his parents, Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

2014 Event - Prince Harry initiates The Invictus Games, a sporting competition for wounded members of the military

2013 Event - Sydney, Australia welcomes Harry, the Prince of Wales, who has come to celebrate 100 years of the Royal Australian Navy

2013 Event - The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, completed his last shift as a search and rescue helicopter pilot in the Royal Air Force; he will now focus on Royal and community work

2013 Event - The brother of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau, dies at age 44 following complications from a skiing accident

2013 Event - Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, gives birth to a son, the third in line to the British throne; the child, named George Alexander Louis, is formally known as His Royal Highness Prince of Cambridge

2013 Event - In Belgium, King Albert II abdicates his throne to son, Prince Philippe, Duke of Brabant, due to health reasons

2013 Event - In London, Prince Phillip, Duke of Edin burgh is admitted to a hospital for an exploratory operation after experiencing abdominal pains

2013 Event - In Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the governor of the Riyadh Province, Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, member of the House of Saud, dies at age 72

2013 Event - Beatrix of the Netherlands announces she will abdicate her throne to her son, Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange, on April 30, 2013

2012 Event - A recurrence of a bladder infection causes Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh to be taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure

2012 Event - Following the death of Crown Prince, Nayef bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud, Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz becomes Saudi Arabia's heir apparent

2011 Event - The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip enters the hospital to treat a blocked coronary artery

2011 Event - Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia dies, raising questions about succession in the kingdom

2011 Event - Prince Albert II of Monaco weds Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock at the royal palace; Wittstock is now known as Her Serene Highness, Princess Charlene

2011 Event - Prince Harry of Wales is cleared to return to service in the Afghan War

2011 Event - On his visit to the United Kingdom, U.S. President Barack Obama meets Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh

2011 Event - In England, the guest list for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton is released

2011 Event - According to Clarence House, Prince William and his bride-to-be, Kate Middleton, will be married by the Archbishop of Canterbury

2010 Event - Film confirms Sarah, Duchess of York's involvement in a scandal showing she asked for a $40,000 handshake in cash and for 500,000 pounds to be paid in return for access to Prince Andrew

2008 Birthday - Prince Aristide Stavros of Greece and Denmark, born in Los Angeles, California

2005 Event - King Fahd of Saudi Arabia dies and is succeeded by Prince Abdullah

2005 Event - 6th Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling is released: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

2005 Event - Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles are married

2000 Death - Ofra Haza, singer, Prince of Egypt, dies at 43

1997 Death - Diana, Princess of Wales, first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, mother of Princes William and Harry, noted for philanthropy, dies in Paris, at age 36, killed in a car crash

1997 Death - Princess Caradja-Kretzulesco, royalty, a direct descendent of Prince Vlad the Impaler, who was nicknamed Dracula, dies at 76

1997 Event - Saudi Arab billionaire Prince al-Waleed bin Talal aquires 5% of Apple Computer

1996 Death - William Prince, actor (Ken Baxter-Another World), dies at 83

1996 Event - Prince Charles and Princess Di sign divorce papers

1996 Event - Prince Edward and girl-friend Sophie visited Graystoke Castle

1995 Event - Queen Elizabeth askes Prince Charles and Diana to divorce

1995 Event - Princess Di admits she cheated on Prince Charles in a TV interview

1995 Death - Alexis d'Anjou de Bourbon-Conde, French prince/Russian, dies at 47

1995 Death - Souphanouvong, Red Prince, president of Laos 1975 - 1987, dies at 85

1994 Death - Ludwig Ferdinand von Hohenzollern, Germ prince of Prussia, dies at 86

1993 Event - Liechtenstein prince Hans-Adam II disbands parliament

1993 Death - Harold Innocent, actor (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves), dies at 60

1993 Event - Prince Ronald "Ronnie" Mutebi crowned king of Uganda

1993 Event - Prince Alois of Liechtenstein weds Duchess Sophie of Bavaria

1993 Event - Japanese crown prince Naruhito weds Masaka Owada

1993 Event - Prince celebrated his birthday by changing his name to a symbol

1992 Event - Japanese crown prince Naruhito announces engagement to Masaka Owada

1992 Birthday - Louis Ducrut, prince/son of Princess Stephanie and Daniel Ducrut

1992 Birthday - Marina CAK Windsor, granddaughter of English prince Edward

1992 Event - Helen Windsor (daughter of English prince Edward) weds Timothy Taylor

1992 Event - British Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson announce separation

1991 Event - "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" opens

1990 Death - Johannes von Thurn und Taxis, prince in Germany, dies at 64

1990 Death - Max Tailleur, adjunct prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist, dies

1990 Event - Former Exxon Valdez Captain Joseph Hazelwood ordered to help clean up Prince William Sound and pay $50,000 in restitution for 1989 oil spill

1989 Birthday - Ross Bagley, actor, Nicky-Fresh Prince Of Bel Air

1989 Event - "Prince of Central Park" closes at Belasco Theater New York City after 4 performances

1988 Birthday - Edward EMG baron Downpatrick, grandson of English prince Edward

1988 Event - "Prince of Central Park" opens at Belasco Theater New York City for 4 performances

1988 Event - Avalanche at Klosters, a Swiss Ski resort, nearly kills Prince Charles

1987 Event - Britain's Prince Edward resigns from his Royal Marines training

1987 Birthday - Naya Rivera, actress, Cindy-Fresh Prince of Bel Air

1986 Event - Britain's Prince Andrew marries Sarah Ferguson

1985 Death - Bob Prince, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball), dies at 68

1984 Event - "Let's Go Crazy" by Prince and Revolution peaks at #1

1984 Birthday - Henry Charles Albert David, Prince of Wales, 3rd in British succession

1984 Event - Prince's "Purple Rain," album goes to #1 and stays #1 for 24 weeks

1984 Death - Al Schacht, Clown prince of baseball, baseball player, dies at 91

1983 Death - Charles von Saksen-Coburg-Gotha, Belgium prince, buried

1983 Death - Charles Tham, of Saxon-Coburg-Gotha, count of Flanders/Prince, dies

1982 Event - Prince Chuck and Lady Di name their baby "William"

1982 Event - Prince Chuck and Lady Di take Prince William home from hospital

1982 Birthday - William of Wales, son of Prince Chuck and Lady Di

1981 Event - Unknown rocker Prince opens for Rolling Stones at LA Coliseum

1981 Event - Prince Charles of England weds Lady Diane Spencer

1981 Event - Prince Willem Alexander opens Willems Bridge in Rotterdam

1981 Birthday - Gabriella MAO Windsor, daughter of English prince Michael

1981 Event - Britain's Prince Charles announces engagement to Lady Diana Spencer

1980 Birthday - Rose VBL Windsor, daughter of English prince Richard

1979 Death - Prince Chahryar Shafik, Shah of Iran's nephew, murdered in Paris

1979 Birthday - Nicolas Daniel Maricio, Prince of Netherlands

1979 Birthday - Frederick MGDL Windsor, son of English prince Michael

1979 Birthday - Tatyana M Ali, New York City, actress, Sesame St, Fresh Prince of Bel Air

1978 Event - English prince Michael marries baroness Marie-Christine von Reibnitz

1978 Event - Crown Prince Sad Abdallah al-Salim Al Sabah becomes Prime Minister of Kuwait

1977 Birthday - Lady Davina EAB Windsor, daughter of English prince Richard

1977 Birthday - Bernardo Federico Tomas, Prince of Netherlands

1977 Death - Paul Nordoff, U.S. composer (Frog Prince), dies at 67

1976 Event - 70 die as Norwegian tanker Frosta collides with George Prince

1976 Event - Cambodia Khieu Sampan succeeds prince Sihanouk as premier

1975 Death - Faisal Ibn Mussed Abdul Aziz, Saudi prince, beheaded in Riyadh shopping center parking lot for killing his uncle the king

1974 Birthday - Alexander PGR duke of Ulster, son of English prince Richard

1973 Birthday - Tyra Banks, model/actress, Higher Learning, Fresh Prince of Bel Air

1972 Birthday - Jeff Nelson, Prince Albert, NHL center for the Washington Capitals

1972 Birthday - Jaime Bernardo, prince of Netherlands

1972 Death - William HAF, English prince/grandson of George V, dies in accident at 29

1972 Event - English prince Richard marries Birgitte of Deurs (Henriksen)

1972 Birthday - Turner Stevenson, Prince George, NHL right wing, Montreal Canadiens

1972 Birthday - Pieter Christiaan, Prince of Netherlands

1972 Event - General Lon Nol becomes President and prince Sirik Matak premier of Cambodia

1971 Event - Dutch Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard visit Indonesia

1971 Event - Franco points prince Juan Carlos as deputy in Spain

1971 Birthday - Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, Crown Prince/son of King of Nepal

1970 Birthday - Prince Wimbley, CFL slot back for the Hamilton Tiger Cats

1970 Birthday - Nicholas CEJ Windsor, son of English prince Edward, duke of Kent

1970 Birthday - Morgan Fox, Prince George BC, playmate, Dec, 1990

1970 Birthday - Stewart Malgunas, Prince George, NHL defenseman for the Washington Capitals

1970 Death - Marie V Felix, Prince of Luxemburg, dies

1970 Event - Cambodia military coup under General Lon Nol, prince Sihanuk flees

1970 Birthday - Carlos Javier Bernardo, Dutch prince

1969 Birthday - Bernhard, Jr., Prince of Netherlands

1969 Birthday - Prince Constantijn, CF Aschwin, of Netherlands

1969 Event - Charles Philip Arthur George invested as Prince of Wales

1969 Event - 95th Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Majestic Prince wins in 1:55.6

1969 Event - 95th Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack on Majestic Prince wins in 2:01.8

1968 Birthday - Johan Friso, prince of Orange-Nassau, Netherlands

1968 Birthday - Will Smith, actor/rapper, Men In Black, Indepedence Day, Fresh Prince

1968 Birthday - Denny Neagle, Prince Georges Cnty, pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates

1968 Birthday - Frederik, Heir Apparent Crown Prince of Denmark

1968 Birthday - Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven, born in Utrecht, Netherlands, 10th in line of succession to the Dutch throne

1968 Birthday - Felipe de Borbon, Prince of Asturias, heir to Spanish throne

1967 Birthday - Jason Gould, son of Elliot Gould/Barbra Streisand, Prince of Tides

1967 Birthday - Willem-Alexander CGF, Dutch crown prince/son of Queen Beatrix of Netherlands

1967 Birthday - Dave Manson, Prince Albert, NHL defenseman, Winnipeg Jets

1966 Birthday - Prince Markie D, Mark Morale, rocker, Fat Boys-Jail House Rock

1965 Birthday - Fresh Prince, Will Smith, rapper, Parents Just Don't Understand

1965 Birthday - Clayton Prince, Philadelphia, actor, Hairspray, Reuben-Another World

1964 Birthday - Tom Prince, born in Kankakee, Illinois, catcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers

1964 Event - Prince A. Taylor becomes 1st black methodist bishop, New Jersey

1964 Event - Princess Irene marries Spanish prince Carel Hugo de Bourbon Parma

1964 Birthday - Helen Marina Lucy Windsor, England, daughter of Prince Edward

1964 Event - 9.2 earthquake shakes Prince William Sound, Alaska

1964 Birthday - Edward Anthony Richard Louis, Prince of Britain/Elizabeth II grandson

1963 Birthday - Laurens BBM, Belgian prince/son of Albert II and Paola

1963 Event - Sikkim crown prince Paldan Thondup Namgyal marries Hope Cooke

1962 Birthday - George P N earl of St. Andrews, under English prince Edward

1962 Event - Laos prince Souvanna Phouma forms coalition government

1961 Birthday - Diana, Princess of Wales, born in Park House, England, first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, mother of Princes William and Harry, noted for philanthropy

1961 Event - English prince Edward, Duke of Kent, weds Katharine Worsley

1961 Event - Prince Bernhard opens new RAI building in Amsterdam

1960 Birthday - Katie Rabbet, born in London, England, Prince Andrew's former girlfriend

1960 Event - Prince Norodom Sihanoek becomes head of Cambodia

1960 Event - English prince Margaret marries Antony Armstrong-Jones (Lord Snowdon)

1960 Birthday - Maria Gloria von Schonberg-Glauchau, wife of prince Thurn un Taxis

1960 Birthday - Crown Prince Naruhito, heir apparent to the Chrysanthemum Throne of Japan, eldest son of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko

1960 Birthday - Prince Andrew, Albert Christian Edward, of Britain/Duke of York

1960 Birthday - Lisa Walters, Prince Rupert BC, LPGA golfer, Itoki Hawaiian-1992, 93

1959 Death - Friedrich, Prince of Liechtenstein, dies

1959 Event - Prince Albert marries Princess Paola in Brussels

1959 Event - Dutch prince Bernhard visits Lockheed factory

1959 Event - Japan's Crown Prince Akihito marries commoner Michiko Shoda

1958 Birthday - Jonathan Prince, born in Beverly Hills, Pennsylvania, actor, Danny-Alice, Pray TV

1958 Death - Abdoel Illah, crown prince of Iraq, murdered

1958 Birthday - Mark Lester, born in Oxford, England, actor, Oliver, Prince and Pauper

1958 Death - Apie [Adrian P] Prince, Dutch writer (I Go Me Own Way), dies

1958 Birthday - O+>, Prince, Rogers Nelson, Minnesota, rocker/actor, 1999, Purple Rain

1958 Birthday - Prince, American Musician

1958 Birthday - Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre, Prince of Monaco

1958 Birthday - Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre, Prince of Monaco/bobsledder 1988 Olympics

1958 Death - Frederik de Merode, Belgian prince, dies at 46

1957 Event - Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip visits White House

1957 Event - Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip visits Williamsburg Virginia

1957 Event - Prince Suvanna Phuma forms government in LAOS, with Pathet Lao

1957 Birthday - Faith Prince, Augusta, Georgia, Broadway actress, Guys and Dolls, Carousel

1957 Event - Laos government of prince Suvanna Phuma resigns

1957 Event - Benjamin Britten's ballet "Prince and the Pauper," premieres in London

1956 Event - U.S. actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III

1956 Event - Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco (civil ceremony)

1956 Birthday - Janet Hubert-Whitten, actress, Vivian Banks-Fresh Prince of Bel Air

1955 Death - Ruprecht, crown prince of Bayern/general-Field Marshal, dies

1955 Birthday - Henri, Heir Apparent Prince of Luxembourg

1955 Event - Prince Mahemdra becomes king of Nepal

1953 Event - Terence Rattigans' "Sleeping Prince," premieres in London

1953 Birthday - Jane Priest, born in Perth, Australia, Prince Charles' lover

1952 Birthday - Monique Vajiralongkorn, Crown Prince/Heir Apparent to Thailand throne

1952 Birthday - Norm Jarvis, Prince Albert Sask, golfer, 1984 Chilliwack

1951 Event - Dutch Prince Bernhard visits Juan and Eva Peron in Buenos Aires

1950 Event - King Boudouin I takes oath as royal prince of Belgium

1950 Event - 76th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hill Prince wins in 1:59.2

1950 Birthday - Prairie Prince, born in Charlotte, North Carolina, born Charles L'Empereur Prince, rocker, drummer, member of The Tubes, founding member, Journey

1950 Event - Prince Rainier III becomes ruler of Monaco

1949 Event - Prince Rainier III coronation as 30th ruling Prince of Monaco

1949 Event - Prince Rainier III becomes leader of Monaco

1949 Death - Louis II, Prince of Monaco, dies

1948 Birthday - Charles PAG, prince of Wales/duke of Cornwall

1948 Death - Ferdinand I MKLM, prince of Saxony-Coburg/tsar of Bulgaria, dies

1947 Event - Future Queen Elizabeth marries Prince Philip in Westminster Abbey

1947 Birthday - Camilla Parker-Bowles, born in London, England, Prince Charles' lover

1947 Death - Gustav Adolf, crown prince of Sweden, dies in air crash

1946 Birthday - Alan Rickman, actor, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves

1945 Death - Fumimaro Konu, Japanese prince/Prime Minister 1937 - 1939, 1940 - 1941, commits harakiri

1945 Birthday - Pat Conroy, American writer, Great Santini, Prince of Tides

1945 Birthday - Hans Adam, prince of Liechtenstein

1944 Event - Prince Bernhard establishes staff in Breda

1944 Event - Dutch Armed Forces forms, under prince Bernhard

1944 Event - Prince Bernhard appointed supreme commander of Netherlands Domestic Arm Force

1944 Birthday - Richard A W G, English prince/duke of Gloucester

1944 Birthday - Viv Prince, rocker, Pretty Things

1944 Death - Antoine de Saint-Exupery, French pilot/writer (Small Prince), dies at 44

1943 Death - Reina Prince Geerligs, Leentjes Vandendriesch, anti-fascist, dies

1942 Birthday - William HAF, English prince/grandson of George V

1942 Death - George EAE, English prince/earl of St. Andrews, dies in battle at 39

1942 Birthday - Alexander EHAML, prince of the Belgians/son of Leopold III

1942 Birthday - Michael G C F, English prince of Kent

1941 Event - British battleship Prince of Wales sinks off Singapore

1941 Event - Winston Churchill departs on Prince of Wales to U.S.

1941 Event - Dutch Prince Bernhard becomes an RAF pilot

1941 Event - Yugoslavian coup gets rid of pro-German Prince Paul

1941 Event - Serbian Prince Paul visits Hitler

1940 Event - Crown prince Michael succeeds Carol II as king of Romania

1940 Event - Prince Bernhard Fund forms

1940 Event - Anjer (Carnation) Day-anniversary of Prince Bernhard

1938 Birthday - Prince Buster, Jamaican reggae musician/producer, Madness

1937 Birthday - Harald, Crown Prince, son of King Olav V, heir apparent of Norway

1937 Event - Prince Bernhard injured in auto accident in Netherlands

1937 Event - Prince Konoye becomes Japanese premier

1937 Event - "Prince Valiant" comic strip appears; known for historical detail

1936 Event - Princess Juliana and German prince Bernard Lippe-Biesterfeld get engaged

1935 Birthday - Karim Aga Khan, prince/billionaire/husband of Rita Hayworth

1935 Event - English prince Henry (under George V) weds Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott

1935 Birthday - Edward GNPP, English prince/duke of Kent

1935 Event - Swedish princess Ingrid marries Danish crown prince Frederik (IX)

1934 Death - Henry WAE, Prince of Netherlands/father of Queen Juliana, dies

1934 Event - Princess Juliana marries German prince Bernhard von Lippe-Biesterfeld

1933 Event - Hitler, Goring, Prince Ruprecht, Bruning and top army meet in Berlin

1932 Event - 67th British Golf Open: Gene Sarazen shoots a 283 at Prince's England

1930 Event - Belgium Princess Marie-Jose marries Italian's crown prince Umberto

1929 Death - Max von Bathe, German prince/Chancellor (1910-11, 18), dies at 62

1929 Event - Belgium princess Marie-Jose and Italian crown prince Umberto gets engaged, assassination attempt on Umberto fails

1928 Birthday - Harold Prince, U.S. producer/director, West Side Story, Evita

1926 Event - Belgium crown prince Leopold weds princess Astrid Bernadotte of Sweden

1926 Birthday - Jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor

1926 Event - Belgian crown prince Leopold and Swedish princess Astrid get engaged

1926 Birthday - Claus von Amsberg, prince of Netherlands

1923 Event - German ex-crown prince flees Netherlands for Germany

1923 Event - Queen Wilhelmina and Prince Henry for state visit to London

1923 Birthday - Clint Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, 1949-

1923 Event - English prince Albert (George VI) marries lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

1922 Event - Japanese crown prince Hirohito appointed prince-regent

1922 Event - Greek parliament bans prince Andreas for life

1922 Birthday - Aadje [Alida WM] Lyre, Dutch twin daughter of Prince Hendrik

1922 Birthday - Rietje [Maria SC] Lyre, Dutch twin daughter of Prince Hendrik

1922 Birthday - Sadao Bekku, born in Tokyo, Japan, composer, classical music, wrote symphonies, film scores, sonata for flute, choral works, art songs, piano concerto, opera titled Prince Arima

1922 Event - Prince Hendrik opens trade fair building in Amsterdam

1921 Birthday - Philip Mountbatten, born in Greece, Duke of Edinburgh/Prince, Mr. Elizabeth II

1921 Birthday - Prince Philip, British Royalty

1921 Event - Prince Henry opens Rotterdam-Amsterdam-Bremen-Hamburg air route

1921 Death - Peter Kropotkin, Russ Prince/geologist/revolut anarchist, dies at 78

1919 Death - Karl von Hohenzollern, Prince of Belgium, dies

1918 Death - Sidonio Pais, prince of Portugal, murdered

1918 Birthday - Pim [Albrecht W] Lyre, Dutch lawyer/son of prince Henry

1917 Event - 60,000 people of Petrograd welcome Prince Kropotkin, banned 41 years

1916 Birthday - Asfa Wossen, Crown prince of Ethiopia/son of emperor Haile Selassi

1916 Birthday - Judy Campbell, actress, Convoy, Bonnie Prince Charlie

1914 Event - Prince Wilhelm von Wied leaves Albania

1914 Event - Prince Wilhelm von Wied becomes King of Albania

1913 Event - Albania becomes sovereignty under prince Wilhelm von Wied

1913 Event - 45th Belmont: Roscoe Troxler aboard Prince Eugene wins in 2:18

1913 Birthday - William Prince, Nichols, New York, actor, City in Fear, Cyrano de Bergerac

1912 Birthday - Richard Wattis, England, actor, Hobson's Choice, Prince and Showgirl

1911 Birthday - Frederik de Merode, Belgian prince

1911 Birthday - Bernhard, born in Germany, Prince, Consort to Queen Juliana of Netherlands

1910 Birthday - Edith Abbo, daughter of Mien Wenneker/Dutch Prince Henry

1909 Death - Horiboemi Ito, Prince of Japan, assassinated by a Korean

1909 Birthday - Souphanouvong, Red Prince, president of Laos, 1975-87

1909 Birthday - Paul Nordoff, Philadelphia, composer, Frog Prince

1909 Event - Mien Wenneker, Dutch prince Henry's lover, weds Uncle Cornelis Abbo

1908 Birthday - Max Tailleur, adjudant to Prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist

1907 Birthday - Louis Ferdinand of Prussia, prince

1907 Event - Prince Scipone Borchesi wins Beijing to Paris, 7,500 mile auto rally

1907 Birthday - Gerhard Alexander, Veldheer, Dutch actor, Prince Willem of Orange

1906 Birthday - Marina, princess of Greece/Denmark/husband of English prince George

1906 Birthday - Franz Josef II, prince of Liechtenstein, 1938-89

1905 Event - Prince Carl of Denmark becomes King Haakon VII of Norway

1903 Birthday - Charles T von Saksen-Coburg-Gotha, Count of Flanders/prince

1902 Birthday - George EAE, English prince/earl of St. Andrews

1901 Event - Queen Wilhelmina marries Prince Heinrich von Mecklenburg-Schwerin

1900 Event - Belgium crown prince Albert von Saksen-Coburg weds Elisabeth of Bayern

1900 Event - Attempted assassination of Prince of Wales in Brussels, fails

1900 Event - Assassination attempt on prince of Wales/king Edward VII

1894 Event - Belgium Princess Josephine marries Prince Karl von Hohenzollern

1893 Birthday - Marie V Felix, prince of Luxemburg/Bourbon-Parma

1892 Birthday - Harold Foster, cartoonist, created "Prince Valiant"

1892 Birthday - Louis-Victor prince of Broglie, France, physicist, Nobel 1929

1891 Death - Napoleon JKP Bonaparte, French prince/member National Convention, dies at 68

1891 Death - Boudouin LPMCAJL, prince of Belgium/count of Flaanders, dies at 21

1890 Event - Prince of Wales opens 1st underground (Station Stockwell, London)

1890 Event - Opera "Prince Igor" is produced (St. Petersburg)

1884 Birthday - Apie Prince, Dutch author, Me Own Way

1884 Death - Alexander, prince/last male descendent of Johan W. Friso, dies

1881 Death - W Frederik K, prince of Netherlands/general/admiral, dies at 84

1880 Death - Eugene LFC prince the Ligne, Belgian prince of Ambise, dies at 76

1879 Birthday - Jean Gilbert, Max Winterfield, German composer, Prince Regent

1879 Death - Willem, (crown)prince of Orange, dies of bronchitis or murder at 39

1879 Death - E Louis JJ Napoleon Bonaparte, crown prince, dies in battle at 23

1879 Death - WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Netherlands/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58

1876 Birthday - Gerard J Arbous, actor/publicist, Prince William of Orange

1875 Event - Princess Louise marries Prince Philip von Saksen-Coburg-Gotha in Belg

1873 Event - Prince Edward Island becomes 7th Canadian province

1873 Event - Prince Edward Island joins Canada

1872 Death - Albrecht FH, prince of Prussia, dies at 63

1872 Birthday - Clementine, Princess of Belgium, wife of Prince Napoleon Bonaparte

1872 Death - Amalia, princess of Weimar/wife of prince Hendrik the Navigator, dies

1871 Birthday - Friedrich, Prince of Liechtenstein, Romania

1870 Death - Felix Salm-Salm, Prussian/US prince/Brigadier-General, dies in battle

1869 Birthday - Boudouin LPMCAJL, prince of Belgium/count of Vlaanderen

1869 Birthday - Ruprecht, crown prince of Bavaria/general-Field Marshall

1867 Event - Prince Mutsuhito, 14, becomes Emperor Meiji of Japan (1867-1912)

1863 Event - Danish prince Wilhelm Georg of Sleeswok-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glucksburg chosen as king George of Greece

1861 Death - Albert, prince consort of England/husband of Queen Victoria, dies at 42

1860 Event - 1st British royalty to visit U.S., Prince of Wales (King Edward VII)

1860 Death - Carolina, duchess of Berry/daughter of crown prince of Naples, dies

1859 Death - Prince Metternich, Austrian Politician

1858 Birthday - William Watson, British poet, Prince's Quest, Father of Forest

1858 Event - Mendelssohn's "Wedding March" 1st played, at wedding of Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Victoria, to crown prince of Prussia

1857 Death - Charles LJL Bonaparte, Corsican/French prince of Canino, dies at 54

1856 Birthday - E Louis YY Napoleon Bonaparte, French/English prince

1854 Event - Prince Menshikov of Krim occupies British base at Balaclava

1853 Event - Dutch prince Henry marries princess Amalia of Saxony-Weimar

1851 Birthday - [Willem] Alexander KHF, prince of Orange/Netherlands

1850 Event - Swedish/Norwegian crown prince Charles weds Dutch princess Wilhelmina

1850 Death - Willem F Mauritius HK, prince of Orange, dies at 74

1849 Event - Dutch princess Marianne and Prince Albert of Prussia separate

1848 Event - Statue of prince Willem the Silent unveiled

1848 Death - [Willem] Alexander FCNM, prince of Netherlands/General-Major, dies at 29

1843 Birthday - Willem F Mauritius HK, prince of Orange/son of king Willem III

1840 Death - Lucien Bonaparte, prince of Canino/Musignano, dies at 65

1839 Event - Dutch prince Willem Alexander PFL weds niece Princess Sophia

1835 Birthday - Leopold II, Belgian crown prince, baptized

1832 Event - 1st streetcar (horse-drawn) (John Mason) debuts in New York City; fare 12 cents rode on 4th Avenue between Prince and 14th Streets

1830 Death - Louis H J Conde, French prince, commits suicide at 74

1830 Birthday - Amalia MdGA, princess of Saxon-Weimar-Eisenach/wife of prince Henry

1827 Death - Ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat, dies

1826 Event - Java prince Dipo Negoro surprise attacks Dutch colony, 82 killed

1825 Event - Prince Willem FK marries Louise AWA of Prussia

1822 Birthday - Napoleon J K P Bonaparte, French prince/member National Convention

1822 Event - Prince Charles Bonaparte marries niece Zenaide Bonaparte

1821 Death - Maurice J M prince de Broglie, bishop of Ghent, dies at about 55

1820 Birthday - WF Hendrik, the Navigator, prince of the Netherlands/admiral

1818 Birthday - [Willem] Alexander FCNM, prince of the Netherlands/general-major

1817 Death - Prince d'Essing, dies

1814 Death - Charles Joseph Prince of Ligne, Belgian Field Marshal/author, dies at 79

1814 Event - Prince Willem Frederik becomes monarch of Netherlands

1813 Event - Prince Willem Frederik accepts constitutional monarchy

1813 Event - Prince Willem Frederik returns to Netherlands

1811 Birthday - Henry Prince, Brigadier General Union volunteers

1809 Birthday - Albrecht F H, prince of Prussia

1807 Death - Prince Hall, activist/Masonic leader, dies in Boston

1807 Birthday - John Bankhead "Prince John" Magruder, Major General Confederate Army

1806 Death - Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia Christian, composer, dies at 33

1806 Death - Willem V Batavus, prince of Orange-Nassau, dies at 58

1804 Birthday - Jean C F Demolombe, prince de l'exegese, French lawyer

1803 Birthday - Charles LJL Bonaparte, Corsican/French prince of Canino/Musignano

1803 Death - Louis R E prince de Rohan-Guemene, archbisp of Straatsburg, dies at 68

1802 Death - Henry DFL, prince of Prussia/general/diplomat, dies

1799 Death - W G Frederik, prince of Orange/general, dies at 25

1798 Birthday - Carolina F L duchess of Berry, daughter of crown prince of Naples

1797 Birthday - W Frederik K, prince of Netherlands/general/admiral, 10 day campaign

1795 Event - Dutch Prince William V accepts British occupation of Dutch Indies

1793 Event - Dutch Prince Willem V establishes 2 brigades Drive Artillery

1791 Event - Dutch prince Willem Frederik marries his niece princess Frederika Louise Wilhelmina of Prussia

1788 Death - [Bonnie Prince] Charles E Stuart, English pretender, dies at 67

1787 Event - Prince Willem V returns to Hague

1787 Death - Charles, prince de Rohan-Soubise, marshal of France, dies at 71

1787 Event - 1st Black Masonic Lodge (African # 459) forms Prince Hall, Boston

1778 Event - Captain Cook reaches Cape Prince of Wales, Bering straits

1775 Birthday - Lucien Bonaparte, prince of Canino/Musignano

1774 Birthday - W G Frederik, prince of Orange

1773 Birthday - Clemens L Metternich, Austrian prince

1773 Birthday - Prince Metternich, Austrian Politician

1772 Birthday - Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia Christian, composer

1771 Death - Augusta von Saxen-Gotha, German prince Frederick Louis of Wales, dies

1767 Event - Prince Willem V marries Prussian princess Wilhelmina

1760 Event - Native American hostages killed in Ft. Prince George

1757 Event - Prince Mas Said of Mataram surrenders to Mangkubumi in Java

1756 Birthday - Louis H J Conde, French prince

1752 Event - Prince Willem van Orange becomes Knight of Garter

1751 Death - Willem IV KH Friso, prince of Orange-Nassau, dies at 40

1751 Death - Frederick Louis, English prince of Wales/son of George I, dies

1749 Birthday - Ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat

1748 Birthday - Willem V. Batavus, prince of Orange-Nassau

1747 Event - Prince Willem V sworn in as admiral-general of Netherlands

1747 Event - Prince Willem V appointed viceroy of Zealand

1746 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France

1746 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France from Scotland

1746 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlie flees in disguise to Isle of Skye

1746 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Castle of Inverness

1746 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Castle of Inverness

1746 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Stirling

1746 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlie's army leaves Glasgow

1746 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlie's troops occupy Stirling

1746 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlies army leaves Glasgow,

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlies army meets with de Esk

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlie's army meets de Esk

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charles army retreats to Scotland

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlies army draws into Manchester

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlies army retreats to Scotland

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charles reaches Derby

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlies army moves into Manchester and occupy Carlisle

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Carlisle

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlies army enters England

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlie becomes king of Scotland

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlies army returns to Edinburgh

1745 Event - Battle at Preston Pans: Bonnie Prince Charles beats English army

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle Scotland

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle Scotland

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlie lands on Eriskay, Hebrides

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King James VIII

1745 Event - Warship Elisabeth joins Bonnie Prince Charlies frigate Doutelle

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlies "Elisabeth" battles with HMS Lion

1745 Event - Warship Elisabeth joins Bonnie Prince Charlies frigate Doutelle

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charles sails to Scotland

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Fort August, Scotland

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Inverness Scotland

1745 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlies army draws to Glasgow

1737 Event - Prince Frederick of Wales escapes English court

1736 Death - Frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye, dies at 72

1735 Birthday - Charles Joseph, prince the Ligne, Belgian Field Marshal/author

1734 Birthday - Louis RE prince de Rohan-Guemene, French archbishop of Straatsburg

1734 Event - Prince Willem KHF van Orange marries George II's daughter Mary Anne

1730 Event - Crown prince Frederik of Prussia escapes to England

1726 Birthday - Hendrik D F L, prince of Prussia/diplomat

1721 Event - Prince Eugenius of Savoye unveals statue of himself

1720 Birthday - [Bonnie Prince] Charles Edward Stuart, English pretender to throne

1720 Birthday - Charles Edward Stuart, Bonnie Prince Charlie/Young Pretender]

1717 Event - Prince Eugenius of Savoye occupies Belgrade

1715 Birthday - Charles, Prince de Rohan-Soubise, marshal of France

1711 Birthday - Willem IV KH Friso, Dutch prince of Orange-Nassau

1711 Death - Johan Willem Friso, Prince of Orange/(Nassau-Dietz), drowns at 23

1708 Event - Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Groningen

1707 Event - Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Friesland

1707 Event - Prince Eugenius van Savoye siege of Toulon

1701 Death - Ferdinand W, Prince of Wurttemberg-Neustadt, dies at 41

1698 Event - Spanish king Carlos appoints grandson prince Jozef Ferdinand as heir

1697 Event - Battle at Zenta: Prince Eugen of Savoye beats Turks

1697 Event - Battle at Zenta: Prince Eugen van Savoye beats Turkish superior power

1689 Event - Dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England

1689 Event - English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince Willem III on the throne

1689 Event - Prince Willem III calls English parliament together

1688 Event - Prince Willem III's troops pull into London

1688 Event - Prince Willem III's army lands at Torbay England

1688 Event - Prince Willem III's invasion fleet sails to England

1688 Event - Prince Willem III accept invitation of English crown to occupy

1688 Event - Whig-Lords questions prince Willem III van Orange on Protestantism

1687 Birthday - Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/ruler, Nassau-Dietz,

1687 Birthday - Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz

1683 Event - Anne Stuart marries prince Georges of Denmark

1682 Death - Rupert, prince of Palts/Admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician, dies at 62

1679 Event - Dutch troops capture Madurees prince Trunudjojo in Java

1677 Event - Prince Willem III Henry marries English princess Mary Stuart

1677 Event - Battle at Montcassel, French troops beat Prince William III

1675 Event - Prince William III installed as governor of Overijssel

1675 Event - Prince Willem III appointed viceroy of Gelderland

1674 Event - Prince Willem III occupies Grave

1673 Event - Prince Willem III/Raimundo earl Montecuccoli conquer Bonn

1673 Event - Prince Willem III occupies Naarden

1672 Event - Prince Willem III inaugurated as viceroy of Holland/Zealand

1668 Birthday - Wierich PL earl von Daun, Austrian prince of Thiano/Field Marshall

1668 Event - Dutch Prince William III dances in premiere of "Ballet of Peace"

1666 Event - Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht)

1663 Birthday - Frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye/land guardian of Austria-Netherlands

1660 Death - Gyorgy Rakoczi II, prince of Transsylvania, dies in battle

1659 Birthday - Ferdinand W, prince of Wurttemberg-Neustadt/General Dutch infantry

1654 Event - Prince Willem III appointed viceroy of Overijssel

1652 Event - Prince of Conde flees Paris

1652 Event - Prince of Conde starts blood bath in Paris

1650 Death - Willem II, earl of Nassau/prince of Orange, dies at 24

1650 Event - Prince Willem II occupies Amsterdam

1650 Event - French Prince Louis II of Conde captured

1649 Event - Prince of Wales becomes king Charles II

1647 Death - Frederik Hendrik, count of Nassau/prince of Orange, dies at 63

1645 Event - Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Holly

1644 Event - Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sas of Gent

1643 Event - Skirmish at Chalgrove Field: Prince Rupert parliamentary armies

1641 Event - Prince Frederik Henry captures castle of Gennep

1641 Event - Prince Willem II (14) marries English princess Henriette Mary Stuart (9)

1637 Event - Prince Frederik Henry occupies Breda

1636 Event - Prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans

1633 Event - Prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Rhine at Cologne

1633 Event - Prince Frederik Henry appoints himself viceroy of Limburg

1632 Event - Prince Frederik Hendrik occupies Maastricht

1632 Event - Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sittard

1632 Event - Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Roermond

1632 Event - Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Venlo

1629 Event - Prince Frederik Hendrik festival in The Hague

1629 Event - Spanish garrison surrenders to prince Frederik Henry

1627 Event - Prince Frederik Henry conquerors fort Groenlo

1626 Birthday - William II, prince of Orange/stadholder

1625 Event - Prince Frederik Henry sworn in as viceroy of Holland/Zealand

1625 Event - Prince Frederik Henry appointed viceroy of Holland

1625 Death - Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, dies at 57

1620 Event - Prince Bethlen Gabor signs peace with emperor Ferdinand II

1619 Birthday - Ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician

1619 Event - Prince Bethlen Gabors troops occupy Pozsony (Pressburg) Hungary

1618 Event - Prince Maurits' troops pull into Utrecht

1618 Death - Filips Willem, Prince of Orange, dies at 63

1612 Birthday - Karel van Croij, prince of Chimay/Duke of Aarschot

1612 Death - Charles van Croij, prince of Chimay, dies at 51

1612 Death - Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57

1611 Event - Word "telescope" is 1st used (Prince Federico Cesi)

1600 Event - Prince Maurits' army occupies Newport Flanders, Netherlands

1595 Death - Philip III van Croij, prince of Chimay/general, dies at 69

1591 Death - Aloysius [Luigi] van Gonzaga, Prince/Italian Jesuit saint, dies

1590 Death - Philip van Egmont, general/prince of Gavere, dies in battle at 30

1588 Death - Anna, daughter of prince Willem I/Anna van Saksen, dies at 24

1584 Death - Francois-Hercule de Valois, French crown prince, dies at 28

1584 Birthday - Frederik Hendrik, count of Nassau/Prince of Orange

1582 Event - Prince Willem of Orange injured in attack at Antwerp

1580 Event - Prince Willem of Orange welcomed in Amsterdam

1580 Event - Spanish king Philip II puts 25,000 gold coins on head of prince Willem of Orange

1577 Death - Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32

1574 Event - Prince Willem van Orange installs university

1573 Death - Spanish prince of Eboli, dies

1569 Death - Lodewijk Conde, French prince/co-leader of Hugenot, dies

1569 Death - Louis Conde, French prince/co-leader of Hugenot, dies in battle

1568 Death - Lamoraal, earl of Egmont/prince of Gavere, beheaded

1568 Birthday - Aloysius "Luigi" van Gonzaga, Italian prince, jesuit and saint

1567 Event - Dutch prince William of Orange flees from Antwerp to Breda

1563 Birthday - Anna van Nassau, daughter of prince Willem I/Anna of Saksen

1560 Birthday - Charles van Croij, prince of Chimay/duke of Aarschot

1558 Event - Queen Mary Stuart of Scotland marries French crown prince Francois

1554 Birthday - Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne

1545 Event - Willem of Nassau becomes prince of Orange

1544 Birthday - Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange, 1561-71

1544 Death - Rene of Chalon [Renatus of Nassau], prince of Orange, slain in battle

1540 Death - John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies

1534 Event - Jacques Cartier discovers Prince Edward Islands Canada

1533 Death - Vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54

1530 Death - Philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies

1530 Birthday - Louis I Conde, French prince/leader of hugenots

1518 Event - Henry VIII's daughter Mary marries French crown prince

1503 Event - Henry Tudor created Prince of Wales (later Henry VIII)

1502 Death - Jan IV Chalon, prince of Orange, dies

1502 Death - Arthur, English crown prince/husband of Catharina of Aragon, dies

1501 Event - English crown prince Arthur marries Catharina of Aragon

1496 Event - Emperor Maximiliaans daughter marries Spanish crown prince Johan of Aragon/Philip de Blank marries Johanna "the Waanzinnige" of Aragon

1483 Birthday - Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, prince/founder Mogols-dynasty

1479 Birthday - Vasili III, great prince of Moscow 1505-33 amd son of Ivan III

1469 Event - Crown prince Fernando of Aragon marries princess Isabella of Castilie

1469 Birthday - Niccolo Machiavelli, Italy, politician/writer, Prince

1463 Death - Louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies

1460 Death - Henry the Navigator, prince of Portugal, dies at 66

1456 Event - Prince Louis of Bourbon elected bishop of Liege

1449 Death - Peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies

1418 Death - Jan III Chalon, prince of Orange/Governor of Burgundy, dies

1394 Birthday - Henry the Navigator, Prince/sponsors Portuguese voyages of discovery

1392 Birthday - Peter, Prince/Regent of Portugal/writer, Virtuosa benfeitoria

1389 Death - Lazar I, Serbian prince, dies in battle

1376 Death - "Black Prince" of Wales, son of King Edward of England, dies at 46

1330 Birthday - Edward, the black prince, prince of Wales, 1343-1376

1301 Event - Edward of Caernarion (later Edward II) becomes 1st prince of Wales

1272 Death - Stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72), dies

1265 Event - Battle at Evesham: English prince Edward beats Simon de Montfort

1240 Death - Llywelyn ap Iorwerth, Prince of Wales, dies

1239 Birthday - Stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary, 1270-72

1217 Event - French prince Louis and English king Henry III sign peace treaty

1216 Event - French crown prince Louis enters England

1187 Death - Reinoud van Chatillon, French prince of Antioch, dies

1120 Death - William, English crown prince/son of Henry I, drowns at 17

1098 Event - Crusaders defeat Prince Redwan of Aleppo at Antioch

1093 Death - Edward Macduncan, Scottish crown prince/son of Malcolm II, dies in battle

714 Death - Pippin II, of Heristal, Duke/prince of France, dies