647 – Born in Yaxchilan (a Mayan city-state in modern day Guatemela) to Lady Pacal and 6-Tun-Bird-Jaguar. 680 – Took Ah-Ahaual (a Mayan noble from another city) captive in battle. 681 – On Ocober 23, Itzamnaaj B’alam II became ahau (king) of Yaxchilan. 709 – Yaxun B’alam IV, Itzamnaaj B’alam’s son, was born to ..
709 – Yaxun B’alam IV was born in Yaxchilan to Itzamnaaj B’alam II and Lady Eveningstar. 752 – After a period of struggle, Yaxun B’alam IV took the throne of Yaxchilan becoming the ahau (king) of the city. 752-768 – During His life Yaxun B’alam took 21 captives in war (probably some of ..
603 – Born on March 23 in Palenque. 615 – Became ahau (king) of Palenque at the age of 12 on July 29th. 615-683 – Greatly increased the economic and miltary strength of Palenque in the Maya regions, and he also constructed a large palace at Palenque. 683 – Died on August ..
1890 – Born on July 20th in Tatoi, near Athens, Greece. The king of Greece whose second reign was marked by the ascendancy of the military dictator Ioannis Metaxas. 1922-1924 – He was appointed as the King of Greece. – The eldest son of King Constantine I, George was excluded from the succession ..
1487 – He was born at the castle of Szepesvar 1505 – At the famous Rakos diet, he began his public career 1522 – Zapolya placed himself at the head of a confederation to depose the palatine and the other great officers of state, but the attempt failed. 1521 – The Fortress ..
1914 – Born in Afghanistan. 1933 – Became the king of Afghanistan. He is a successor of his Father Mohammad Nadir. 1973 – His cousing Daoud Khad overthrew him. He chose to live in exile for many years than regaining his throne. 1990 – After his long silence, he decided to bring ..
1027 – Born in Falaise, France. William I, King of England, commonly called William the Conqueror, was the illegitimate son of Robert, surnamed Le Diable, Duke of Normandy. He introduced the jury system. 1035 – Succeeded to the Dukedom on the death of his father. He became the Duke of Normandy. – He ..
1056 – William’s exact date of birth is unknown. 1086 – He inherited the Anglo-Norman settlement whose details are reflected in Domesday Book, a survey that could not have been undertaken anywhere else in Europe at that time and a signal of the control of the monarchy; but he did not inherit William’s charisma or ..
1650 – William III of Orange was born at The Hague on 4th November. He was the posthumous son of William II of Orange and of Mary Stuart, the eldest daughter of Charles I and Henrietta Maria of France. His grieving mother had given birth to him in a chamber draped with black mourning. 1689 ..
1765 – William Henry Hanover, born on the 21st of August in Buckingham Palace, London, England. He was the son of King George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. He was so delighted to become king, on the death of his brother George IV, that he drove round London personally greeting his new subjects. 1779 – ..