Historical Events Happened In December - 23
Saturday, 30 July 2016
0245 Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra on this day in history.
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 December - 23 naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar
0913 On December - 23 conrad of Franconia
0918 On this day in history conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies
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 December - 23.
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 December - 23.
1482 On this day in history peace of Atrecht
1493 On this day in history georg Alt's German translation of Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle is published.
1502 Margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57 on December - 23.
1544 Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) on this day in history.
1548 On this day in history pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)
1568 Roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England on December - 23.
1569 St Philip of Moscow martyred by Ivan the Terrible on December - 23.
1569 St Philip, metropolitan of Moscow, martyred by Ivan the Terrible on this day in history.
1582 On this day in history severo Bonini, composer
1588 On December - 23 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 Johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47 on this day in history.
1620 On this day in history construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins
1620 On December - 23 french huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII
1644 On December - 23 tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer
1652 On December - 23 john Cotton, Mass Bay Puritan preacher, dies at 68
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 Jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21 on December - 23.
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