Historical Events For December - 23
Wednesday, 21 February 2018
0245 Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra on December - 23.
0558 On December - 23 childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62
0619 Boniface V begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 23.
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 this day in history 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 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 December - 23 berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England
1236 Philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies on this day in history.
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 Margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57 on December - 23.
1544 On December - 23 anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)
1548 Pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae) on December - 23.
1568 On December - 23 roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England
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 Severo Bonini, composer on December - 23.
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 this day in history.
1619 On December - 23 johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47
1620 Construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins on December - 23.
1620 French huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII on this day in history.
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 On this day in history giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, a satellite of Saturn
1688 On December - 23 english king Jacob II flees to France
1688 On December - 23 jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21
1689 On December - 23 joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer
1690 John Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered on this day in history.
1696 On December - 23 johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60