Wednesday, June 9, 2010

It's a girl

June 9, 1930

Crown Princess Martha of Norway gave birth today to a daughter, two weeks after the family's home, Skaugum, was destroyed by fire,
The 29-year-old princess, who was born Princess Martha of Sweden, married Crown Prince Olav last March in Oslo
This is the first time in 560 years that "a descendant of the royal line had been born in Norway," according to Norwegian newspapers, and reported by the New York Times.
There is "great popular rejoicing, in Norway, and mother and the infant princess are both doing well.
No name has been announced for the new princess.

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