Historical Events Happened In December - 23
Thursday, 27 November 2014
0245 Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra on December - 23.
0558 Childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62 on December - 23.
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 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 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 On December - 23 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1502 On December - 23 margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57
1544 On December - 23 anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)
1548 On December - 23 pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)
1568 On this day in history roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England
1569 St Philip of Moscow martyred by Ivan the Terrible on December - 23.
1569 On December - 23 st Philip, metropolitan of Moscow, martyred by Ivan the Terrible
1582 On December - 23 severo Bonini, composer
1588 Hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37 on December - 23.
1597 Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" on this day in history.
1619 Johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47 on December - 23.
1620 Construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins on this day in history.
1620 On this day in history french huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII
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 this day in history.
1688 On December - 23 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 this day in history.
1690 On December - 23 john Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered
1696 Johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60 on December - 23.