Historical Events For December - 23
Friday, 28 July 2017
0245 On December - 23 zenobia, Queen of Palmyra
0558 Childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62 on December - 23.
0619 On December - 23 boniface V begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0679 Dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered on this day in history.
0910 Naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar on December - 23.
0913 On December - 23 conrad of Franconia
0918 On December - 23 conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies
0962 On December - 23 byzantine-Arab Wars: Under the future Emperor Nicephorus Phocas, Byzantine troops stormed the city of Aleppo, recovering the tattered tunic of John the Baptist.
1116 Ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies on December - 23.
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 On December - 23 philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies
1482 Peace of Atrecht on December - 23.
1493 Georg Alt's German translation of Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle is published on this day in history.
1502 On December - 23 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 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 Hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37 on December - 23.
1597 Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" on December - 23.
1619 On December - 23 johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47
1620 On December - 23 construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins
1620 French huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII on December - 23.
1644 Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer on this day in history.
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 English king Jacob II flees to France on December - 23.
1688 Jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21 on December - 23.
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 December - 23 johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60