Historical Events Happened In December - 23
Monday, 24 October 2016
0245 On this day in history zenobia, Queen of Palmyra
0558 Childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62 on this day in history.
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 Naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar on December - 23.
0913 Conrad of Franconia on this day in history.
0918 Conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies
1174 Louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach on December - 23.
1230 On this day in history berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England
1236 Philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies on this day in history.
1482 On December - 23 peace of Atrecht
1493 On this day in history georg Alt's German translation of Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle is published.
1502 Margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57 on December - 23.
1544 Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) on this day in history.
1548 Pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae) on this day in history.
1568 Roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England on this day in history.
1569 St Philip of Moscow martyred by Ivan the Terrible on this day in history.
1569 On December - 23 st Philip, metropolitan of Moscow, martyred by Ivan the Terrible
1582 On this day in history severo Bonini, composer
1588 Hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37 on this day in history.
1597 On December - 23 martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"
1619 On December - 23 johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47
1620 Construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins on December - 23.
1620 On December - 23 french huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII
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 this day in history.
1688 English king Jacob II flees to France on December - 23.
1688 Jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21 on December - 23.
1689 On December - 23 joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer
1690 On December - 23 john Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered
1696 Johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60 on December - 23.