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Windsor - Notable Historical Events

William ShakespeareApr 23, 1597

George VJul 17, 1917

Elizabeth IIFeb 8, 1960

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Windsor - Historical Events
Date Event
1215-06-15

King John signs Magna Carta at Runnymede, near Windsor, England

1386-05-09

Treaty of Windsor between Portugal and England (the oldest diplomatic alliance in the world which is still in force)

1597-04-23

William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance.

1849-03-09

Carl Nikolais opera "Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor" premieres

1861-05-13

The Great Comet of 1861 is discovered by John Tebbutt of Windsor, New South Wales, Australia.

1899-03-17

Windsor luxury hotel in NYC catches fire, 92 die

1911-09-09

1st European airpost (Hendon to Windsor, England)

1917-07-17

Royal Proclamation by King George V changes name of British Royal family from German Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor

1930-11-03

First vehicular tunnel to a foreign country (Detroit-Windsor) opens

1952-02-15

King George VI is buried in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

1954-09-16

CKLW TV channel 9 in Windsor, ON (CBC) begins broadcasting

1960-02-08

Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom issued an Order-in-Council, stating that she and her family would be known as the House of Windsor, and that her descendants will take the name "Mountbatten-Windsor".

1968-03-18

WVTA TV channel 41 in Windsor, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting

1987-04-03

Duchess of Windsor's jewels auctioned for £31,380,197

1992-11-20

Queen Elizabeth's home Windsor Castle catches fire

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Windsor - Notable Birthdays

Edward IIINov 13, 1312

Jonathan EdwardsOct 5, 1703

George VJun 3, 1865

Wallis SimpsonJun 19, 1896

Elizabeth IIApr 21, 1926

Paul MartinAug 28, 1938

Shania TwainAug 28, 1965

Windsor - Birthdays
Date Event
1312-11-13

Edward III, Windsor Castle, England, king of England (1327-77, raped countess of Salisbury), (d. 1377)

1703-10-05

Jonathan Edwards, East Windsor, Connecticut Colony, Christian preacher, philosopher, and theologian (Original Sin)

1865-06-03

George V, Saksen-Coburg [Windsor], King of Great Britain (1910-36)

1867-07-05

Andrew Ellicott Douglass, Windsor, VT, USA, American inventor of dendrochronology (tree-ring dating)

1878-01-22

Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)

1892-04-14

Claire Windsor, The Blot

1894-06-23

Duke of Windsor, A King's Story

1896-06-19

Wallis Simpson [Duchess of Windsor], Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, American divorcee and wife of Edward VIII (abdicated)

1897-04-14

Claire Windsor, American actress (d. 1972)

1901-10-02

Charles Stark Draper, Windsor Missouri, American Scientist and Engineer who headed the team that invented the Apollo Guidance Computer and inertial navigation technology for aircraft, space vehicles, and submarines

1902-12-20

George Edward Alexander Windsor, Duke of Kent (d. 1942)

1912-03-22

Martha Mödl, The Merry Wives of Windsor

1912-10-30

Preston Lockwood, actor (House of Windsor, Black Candle)

1913-10-08

Helmut Krebs, The Merry Wives of Windsor

1915-11-03

Herbert Brauer, The Merry Wives of Windsor

1919-12-11

Marie Windsor, [Emily Marie Bertelson], Utah, American actress (Double Deal)

1919-12-11

Marie Windsor, General Hospital

1920-01-30

Rosella Hightower, Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor

1920-9-15

Georg Wildhagen, The Merry Wives of Windsor

1925-01-08

Norman Foster, Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor

1926-04-21

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor, London UK, Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland, 1952- )

1926-11-18

Dorothy Collins, Windsor Ontario, singer (Your Hit Parade)

1927-07-12

Frank Windsor, Sunday Bloody Sunday

1930-01-11

Helmut Straßburger, Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor

1930-08-28

Windsor Davies, British actor

1930-08-28

Windsor Davies, Carry on England

1931-02-04

Joy Windsor, Life's a Stage

1932-01-21

Joyce Windsor, Porn Yesterday

1933-10-03

Márcia de Windsor, O Profeta

1934-07-10

Ann Windsor, The ABC Murders

1935-06-04

Colette Boky, Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor

1935-07-04

Laurence C. Windsor Jr., The D.I.

1935-10-09

Edward Windsor, A Queen Is Crowned

1937-08-06

Barbara Windsor, actress (Study in Terror)

1937-08-06

Barbara Windsor, Alice in Wonderland

1938-08-28

Paul Martin, Windsor Ontario, 21st Prime Minister of Canada (2003-2006)

1941-03-06

Tammy Windsor, The Little Shop of Horrors

1941-10-20

Bob Panasik, Windsor Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1986 Canadian TPC)

1942-04-10

Nick Auf der Maur, Windsor Protocol

1942-12-19

Bob Windsor, New England Patriots vs. Chicago Bears

1947-07-26

Al Anderson, Windsor, Connecticut, guitarist (NRBQ)

1949-01-16

Caroline Munro, Windsor, Berkshire, English actress, model (The Spy Who Loved Me, Maniac) [or 12/16]

1949-05-25

Barry Windsor-Smith, The Hand

1950-03-03

David Windsor, Baby Sitters Jitters

1950-08-15

Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise Windsor, England, Princess/olympic equestrian

1950-12-16

Caroline Munro, Windsor, actress (Golden Voyage of Sinbad) [or 1/16]

1951-07-03

Mike Corby [Michael John], Windsor, Berkshire, English guitarist/keyboardist (The Babys)

1952-04-11

Peter Windsor, English motor racing journalist and reporter

1959-05-07

Johan Schildt, Muntra fruarna i Windsor

1960-02-13

Matt Salinger, Windsor VT, actor (Capt America, Deadly Deception)

1961-02-19

Jane Windsor, Days of Our Lives

1963-09-30

Ed Drakich, Windsor Ontario, volleyball player (Olympics-96)

1964-01-05

John Erickson, Woodland Hills California, golfer (1991 Windsor Charity)

1964-04-17

Ken Daneyko, Windsor, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils)

1964-04-28

Helen Marina Lucy Windsor, England, daughter of Prince Edward

1964-09-29

John Tucker, Windsor, NHL right wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)

1965-06-05

Bob Probert, Windsor, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks)

1965-08-28

Shania Twain, Windsor Ontario, Canadian singer (You're Still the One)

1967-01-29

Sean Burke, Windsor, NHL goalie (Hartford Whalers)

1967-12-08

Marina Augusta Baker, Windsor England, playmate (Mar, 1987)

1969-11-01

Tie Domi, Windsor, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)

1970-07-25

Nicholas CEJ Windsor, son of English prince Edward, duke of Kent

1970-08-17

Vanessa Windsor, The Bush Gang

1971-03-08

Bob Boughner, Windsor, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)

1972-11-24

Barry Potomski, Windsor, NHL left wing (LA Kings)

1973-04-25

Alek Stojanov, Windsor, NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins)

1973-12-03

Keri Windsor, The Getaway

1974-01-30

Martina Jerant, Windsor Ontario, basketball center (Olympics-96)

1974-05-08

Colin Daynes, Windsor Ontario, 68 kg Greco Roman wrestler (Olympic-96)

1975-03-12

Brandon Windsor, Valerie Bertinelli

1976-05-17

Anna Windsor, Sydney NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)

1976-06-26

Ed Jovanoski, Windsor Ont, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)

1977-11-19

Lady Davina EAB Windsor, daughter of English prince Richard

1978-08-01

Dhani Harrison, Windsor Berkshire, English musician

1979-04-06

Frederick MGDL Windsor, son of English prince Michael

1979-04-06

Lord Frederick Windsor, Love Letters

1979-08-06

Jennifer Exaltacion, Windsor Ontario, gymnist (Olympics-96)

1979-10-31

Saaphyri Windsor, American reality tv figure

1979-10-31

Saaphyri Windsor, Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav

1980-03-01

Rose VBL Windsor, daughter of English prince Richard

1980-03-01

Rose Windsor, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

1981-04-23

Gabriella MAO Windsor, daughter of English prince Michael

1982-06-21

Prince William Windsor, The Royal Wedding

1984-9-15

Prince Harry Windsor, Episode #1.1

1992-09-30

Marina CAK Windsor, granddaughter of English prince Edward

2003-11-08

Lady Louise Windsor, British royal

2007-09-22

Albert Windsor, descendant of British monarch

2007-12-17

James Windsor, Viscount Severn, son of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex

2010-05-20

Lady Cosima Windsor, daughter of Alexander Windsor, Earl of Ulster

Windsor - Notable Weddings

Edward VIIIJun 3, 1937

Zina GarrisonSep 23, 1989

Prince EdwardJun 19, 1999

Nick FaldoJul 28, 2001

Windsor - Weddings
Date Event
1365-07-27

Isabella of England marries Enguerrand of Coucy at Windsor

1863-03-10

Prince of Wales, Albert Edward (21) weds Princess Alexandra of Denmark (18) at Windsor Castle in St. George's chapel

1937-06-03

Duke of Windsor (Edward VIII) weds Mrs Wallis Warfield Simpson in France

1970-10-02

Scottish singer Donovan (24) weds Linda Lawrence at Windsor Registry Office

1989-09-23

Tennis Ace Zina Garrison (25) weds businessman Willard Jackson (25) at the Windsor Village United Methodist Church in Houston

1992-07-18

Helen Windsor, daughter of British Duke and Duchess of Kent weds art dealer Timothy Taylor at Windsor Castle

1999-06-19

Earl of Wessex Prince Edward (35) weds Sophie Rhys-Jones (34) at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle

2001-07-28

Six-time golf winner Nick Faldo (44) weds third wife Valerie Bercher on a lavish ceremony in Windsor, England

2006-11-04

Croatian princess Paola Doimi de Frankopan (37) weds son of the Duke and Duchess of Kent Lord Nicholas Windsor (37) at St. Stephen of Abyssina in Vatican City

Windsor - Notable Deaths

Wallis SimpsonApr 24, 1986

Windsor - Deaths
Date Event
1931-05-26

Adele Windsor, True to the Navy

1942-08-25

George Edward Alexander Windsor, Duke of Kent (b. 1902)

1963-11-28

Tammy Windsor, The Little Shop of Horrors

1982-08-04

Márcia de Windsor, O Profeta

1986-04-24

Wallis Simpson [Duchess of Windsor], British King Edward VIII abdicated for her, dies at 89

1986-04-24

Duchess of Windsor, A King's Story

1995-04-29

Ann Windsor, The ABC Murders

1996-04-24

Preston Lockwood, actor (House of Windsor, Black Candle), dies at 83

1998-04-08

Nick Auf der Maur, Windsor Protocol

2000-03-16

Norman Foster, Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor

2000-12-10

Marie Windsor, American film actress (b. 1919)

2000-12-10

Marie Windsor, General Hospital

2001-12-17

Martha Mödl, The Merry Wives of Windsor

2006-11-06

Joy Windsor, Life's a Stage

2007-08-30

Helmut Krebs, The Merry Wives of Windsor

2008-10-15

Joyce Windsor, Porn Yesterday

2008-11-03

Rosella Hightower, Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor

2010-06-20

Helmut Straßburger, Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor

2013-11-04

Herbert Brauer, The Merry Wives of Windsor


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