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Historical Events Happened In December - 23

Saturday, 06 February 2016

0245  Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra on this day in history.  

0558  On December - 23 childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62  

0619  Boniface V begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 23.  

0679  On December - 23 dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered  

0910  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1116  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1236  Philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies on December - 23.  

1482  On December - 23 peace of Atrecht  

1493  Georg Alt's German translation of Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle is published on December - 23.  

1502  On this day in history margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57  

1544  Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) on December - 23.  

1548  On December - 23 pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)  

1568  Roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England on December - 23.  

1569  St Philip of Moscow martyred by Ivan the Terrible on this day in history.  

1569  On this day in history st Philip, metropolitan of Moscow, martyred by Ivan the Terrible  

1582  On this day in history 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 December - 23.  

1619  On this day in history johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47  

1620  Construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins on this day in history.  

1620  On this day in history french huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII  

1644  On this day in history tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer  

1652  John Cotton, Mass Bay Puritan preacher, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1672  On this day in history giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, a satellite of Saturn  

1688  On this day in history english king Jacob II flees to France  

1688  Jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21 on this day in history.  

1689  Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer on December - 23.  

1690  John Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered on December - 23.  

1696  On December - 23 johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1173  On December - 23 birth of louis I, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1231)  

1174  On this day in history birth of louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach  

1513  Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (d. 1577) was born on December - 23.  

1537  On December - 23 birth of king John III of Sweden (d. 1592)  

1544  Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) was born on December - 23.  

1548  Pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae) was born on this day in history.  

1582  On December - 23 birth of severo Bonini, composer  

1597  Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In December - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0558  On December - 23 childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62  

0679  Death of Dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered on December - 23.  

0910  Death of Naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar on December - 23.  

0913  On December - 23 death of conrad of Franconia  

0918  Conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies on this day in history.  

1116  Ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies on December - 23.  

1230  On December - 23 death of berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England  

1236  On this day in history philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies  

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