Historical Events Happened In December - 23
Friday, 31 October 2014
0245 Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra on December - 23.
0558 Childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62 on this day in history.
0619 Boniface V begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 23.
0679 Dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered on this day in history.
0910 Naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar on December - 23.
0913 Conrad of Franconia on this day in history.
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 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 December - 23 berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England
1236 On December - 23 philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies
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 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 December - 23.
1548 Pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae) on December - 23.
1568 Roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England on December - 23.
1569 On December - 23 st Philip of Moscow martyred by Ivan the Terrible
1569 St Philip, metropolitan of Moscow, martyred by Ivan the Terrible on December - 23.
1582 On December - 23 severo Bonini, composer
1588 Hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37 on this day in history.
1597 On this day in history 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 On December - 23 construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins
1620 French huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII on December - 23.
1644 On this day in history tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer
1652 John Cotton, Mass Bay Puritan preacher, dies at 68 on December - 23.
1672 Giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, a satellite of Saturn on December - 23.
1688 English king Jacob II flees to France on this day in history.
1688 On this day in history jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21
1689 On December - 23 joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer
1690 On this day in history john Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered
1696 Johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60 on December - 23.