January 24: Today in Royal History

Hirohito and Nagako of Japan; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

January 24, 1121 – Wedding of King Henry I of England (2nd marriage) and Adeliza of Louvain
Unofficial Royalty: King Henry I of England
Unofficial Royalty: Adeliza of Louvain, Queen of England

January 24, 1328 – Wedding of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault at York Minster in England
Unofficial Royalty: King Edward III England
Unofficial Royalty: Philippa of Hainault, Queen of England

January 24, 1712 – Birth of Friedrich II (the Great), King of Prussia in Berlin, Prussia (Germany)
Unofficial Royalty: Friedrich II (the Great), King of Prussia

January 24, 1746 – Birth of King Gustav III of Sweden in Stockholm Palace in Stockholm, Sweden
Wikipedia: King Gustav III of Sweden

January 24, 1779 – Birth of Louise of Baden, wife of Tsar Alexander I of Russia, in Karlsruhe, Baden (Germany)
Full name: Louise Maria Auguste, known as Elizabeth Alexeievna after marriage
Unofficial Royalty: Louise of Baden, Empress Elizabeth Alexeievna of Russia

January 24, 1924 – Death of former Grand Duchess Marie-Adélaïde of Luxembourg at Hohenburg Castle in Bavaria, Germany; buried at Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Marie-Adélaïde was a nun from the time of her abdication in 1919 until her death.
Unofficial Royalty: Grand Duchess Marie-Adélaïde of Luxembourg

January 24, 1924 – Wedding of Emperor Hirohito of Japan and Princess Nagako
Wikipedia: Emperor Hirohito of Japan
Wikipedia: Empress Nagako of Japan

January 24, 2012 – Birth of Princess Athena of Denmark, daughter of Prince Joachim of Denmark, at the  Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark
Full name: Athena Marguerite Françoise Marie
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Athena of Denmark