Historical Events For December - 23
Monday, 23 January 2017
0245 Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra on December - 23.
0558 On this day in history childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62
0619 On December - 23 boniface V begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0679 On December - 23 dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered
0910 On December - 23 naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar
0913 On this day in history conrad of Franconia
0918 On this day in history conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies
0962 Byzantine-Arab Wars: Under the future Emperor Nicephorus Phocas, Byzantine troops stormed the city of Aleppo, recovering the tattered tunic of John the Baptist on December - 23.
1116 On December - 23 ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies
1174 On this day in history louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach
1230 Berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England on December - 23.
1236 On this day in history philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies
1482 On December - 23 peace of Atrecht
1493 On December - 23 georg Alt's German translation of Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle is published.
1502 On this day in history margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57
1544 On this day in history anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)
1548 Pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae) on this day in history.
1568 Roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England on December - 23.
1569 On this day in history st Philip of Moscow martyred by Ivan the Terrible
1569 On December - 23 st Philip, metropolitan of Moscow, martyred by Ivan the Terrible
1582 On December - 23 severo Bonini, composer
1588 On December - 23 hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37
1597 Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" on this day in history.
1619 Johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47 on this day in history.
1620 Construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins on December - 23.
1620 French huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII on December - 23.
1644 On December - 23 tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer
1652 John Cotton, Mass Bay Puritan preacher, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1672 Giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, a satellite of Saturn on December - 23.
1688 On December - 23 english king Jacob II flees to France
1688 On this day in history jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21
1689 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer on this day in history.
1690 On December - 23 john Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered
1696 On this day in history johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60