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Historical Events Happened In December - 23

Saturday, 20 December 2014

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

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 December - 23.  

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

0962  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1174  On December - 23 louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach  

1230  Berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England on this day in history.  

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

1482  Peace of Atrecht on this day in history.  

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

1502  On December - 23 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 December - 23.  

1568  On this day in history roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England  

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

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

1582  Severo Bonini, composer on this day in history.  

1588  Hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37 on December - 23.  

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  Construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins on December - 23.  

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

1644  Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer on December - 23.  

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 this day in history.  

1689  On December - 23 joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer  

1690  John Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered on this day in history.  

1696  On this day in history 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  Louis I, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1231) was born on December - 23.  

1174  On December - 23 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  On this day in history birth of pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)  

1582  On December - 23 birth of severo Bonini, composer  

1597  On this day in history birth of martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"  

Famous Deaths In December - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0558  Childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62 on this day in history.  

0679  Death of Dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered on this day in history.  

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

0913  Death of Conrad of Franconia on this day in history.  

0918  On this day in history conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies  

1116  Ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies on this day in history.  

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

1236  Philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies on this day in history.