Historical Events For December - 23
Saturday, 23 September 2017
0245 On December - 23 zenobia, Queen of Palmyra
0558 On December - 23 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 this day in history.
0910 On this day in history naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar
0913 On this day in history conrad of Franconia
0918 Conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1174 Louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach on December - 23.
1230 On December - 23 berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England
1236 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
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 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 December - 23.
1582 On this day in history severo Bonini, composer
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 this day in history johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47
1620 Construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins on December - 23.
1620 On December - 23 french huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII
1644 Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer on this day in history.
1652 On December - 23 john Cotton, Mass Bay Puritan preacher, dies at 68
1672 On December - 23 giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, a satellite of Saturn
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 On this day in history john Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered
1696 On December - 23 johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60