September 13: Today in Royal History

King Philip II of Spain; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

September 13, 1410 – Death of Isabella of Valois, second wife of King Richard II of England, at Château de Blois, France, buried at the Church of the Celestines in Paris, France
Unofficial Royalty: Isabella of Valois, Queen of England

September 13, 1598 – Death of King Philip II of Spain at El Escorial in Spain; buried at El Escorial
Wikipedia: King Philip II of Spain

September 13, 1612 – Death of Karin Månsdotter, wife of King Eric XIV of Sweden, in Finland; buried at the Cathedral of Turku, Finland
Wikipedia: Karin Månsdotter

September 13, 1940 – German bombs fall on Buckingham Palace while King George VI of the United Kingdom is in residence
This is when the late Queen Mother said, “Now we can look the East End in the face.”
Guardian: How the Luftwaffe bombed the palace, in the Queen Mother’s own words