January 3: Today in Royal History

Princess Alice of Albany, Countess of Athlone; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

January 3, 1322 – Death of King Philippe V of France at Longchamp, France; buried at Saint Denis Basilica
Wikipedia: King  Philippe V of France

January 3, 1437 – Death of Catherine of Valois, wife of King Henry V of England, at the Abbey of St. Saviour in Bermondsey, London; buried at Westminster Abbey
Catherine’s second marriage was to Owen Tudor.  Their son, Edmund, was the father of King Henry VII of England.
Unofficial Royalty: Catherine of Valois, Queen of England

January 3, 1701 – Death of Prince Louis I of Monaco in Rome, Italy; buried at Saint Nicholas Cathedral, Monaco
Wikipedia: Louis I, Prince of Monaco

January 3, 1724 – Birth of Sophia Antonia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, wife of Ernst Friedrich, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, in Wolfenbüttel (Germany)
Wikipedia: Sophia Antonia of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Duchess of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld

January 3, 1981 – Death of Princess Alice of Albany, Countess of Athlone, the last surviving grandchild of Queen Victoria, at Kensington Palace; buried at Frogmore, Windsor
Princess Alice was the daughter of Prince Leopold, son of Queen Victoria, and Princess Helen of Waldeck-Pyrmont.
Unofficial Royalty: Princess Alice of Albany, Countess of Athlone