Lili’uokalani Becomes the Queen

Princess Regent Lili’uokalani Source: Wikimedia.org

Today in history — January 29, 1891 — After King Kalakaua’s body arrived in Honolulu Harbor from San Francisco, Princess Regent Lili’uokalani became Her Majesty Queen Lili’uokalani, the eighth ruling monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii.

Read more about it in “Proclamation” and “Resolutions and the Privy Council.”

“Proclamation” and “Resolutions and the Privy Council”
The Daily bulletin, January 30, 1891, Image http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82016412/1891-01-30/ed-1/seq-2/

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One Comment on “Lili’uokalani Becomes the Queen”

  1. […] in history — August 23, 1891 — John Owen Dominis died. Eight months before, his wife Queen Liliuokalani became the last ruling monarch of the Kingdom of […]


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