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Historical Events Happened In December - 23

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

0245  On this day in history zenobia, Queen of Palmyra  

0558  On this day in history childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62  

0619  On this day in history boniface V begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0679  On this day in history dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered  

0910  On December - 23 naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar  

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  On this day in history ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies  

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

1482  On this day in history peace of Atrecht  

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

1502  Margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1544  On this day in history anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)  

1548  On this day in history pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)  

1568  Roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England on this day in history.  

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

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

1582  Severo Bonini, composer on this day in history.  

1588  On this day in history hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37  

1597  Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" on December - 23.  

1619  On this day in history johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47  

1620  On December - 23 construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins  

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

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 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  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  

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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 this day in history.  

1174  Louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach was born on December - 23.  

1513  Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (d. 1577) was born on this day in history.  

1537  On December - 23 birth of king John III of Sweden (d. 1592)  

1544  On this day in history birth of anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)  

1548  On December - 23 birth of pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)  

1582  On this day in history 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  On this day in history childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62  

0679  On December - 23 death of dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered  

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

0913  On this day in history death of conrad of Franconia  

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

1116  On this day in history ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies  

1230  Death of 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  

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