Historical Events Happened In December - 23
Tuesday, 21 October 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 On December - 23 boniface V begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0679 Dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered on December - 23.
0910 Naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar on December - 23.
0913 On December - 23 conrad of Franconia
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 this day in history.
1116 On December - 23 ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies
1174 On December - 23 louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach
1230 On this day in history berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England
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 December - 23.
1502 Margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1544 Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) on December - 23.
1548 On this day in history pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)
1568 On December - 23 roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England
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 Severo Bonini, composer on this day in history.
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 On December - 23 construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins
1620 French huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII on this day in history.
1644 On December - 23 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 On this day in history english king Jacob II flees to France
1688 On December - 23 jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21
1689 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer on December - 23.
1690 On December - 23 john Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered
1696 On this day in history johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60