Monday, July 16, 2012

Ena again expects visit from stork

July 16, 1912

Queen Victoria Eugenia of Spain is "again expecting a visit from the stork," according to an exclusive dispatch to the the Los Angeles Times.

This will be the sixth child for Queen Ena and King Alfonso XIII.  The baby is due at the end of the year. 

The eldest son, Alfonso, Prince of Asturias was born in May 1907.  Infante Jaime arrived a year later, and Infanta Beatriz was born in 1909.  The Queen gave birth to a stillborn son in 1910.  A second daughter, Infanta Maria Cristina was born in December 1911.

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