Historical Events Happened In October - 23
Thursday, 23 October 2014
0425 Valentinian III is elevated as Roman Emperor, at the age of 6 today in history.
0502 On October - 23 the Synodus Palmaris, called by Gothic king Theodoric the Great, discharges Pope Symmachus of all charges, thus ending the schism of Antipope Laurentius.
0585 Burgundy king Guntram opens synod of Mâcon (Mastico) on October - 23.
0787 Today in history byzantine empress Irene recovers Iconclastic cult at Nicaea
1086 On October - 23 a Muslim army from Africa defeats Castile's Alfonso VI October 23 at Zallaka Yusuf ibn Tashfin, Berber leader of the Almoravids, sends cartloads of Christian heads to the chief cities of Spain and Africa's Magrib as evidence of his victory
1086 On this day in history battle of Zalaka: Alfonso VI vs Almoravids
1091 Tornado (possible T8/F4) strikes the heart of London killing 2 and demolishing the then wooden London Bridge today in history.
1157 The Battle of Grathe Heath ends the civil war in Denmark. King Sweyn III is killed and Valdemar I restores the country on this day in history.
1229 On October - 23 otto II becomes earl of Gelre
1520 Today in history king Carlos I crowned, German emperor Charles V
1588 On this day in history medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander