Historical Events In December - 23
Thursday, 19 April 2018
0245 On this day in history 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 On this day in history dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered
0910 Naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar on December - 23.
0913 Conrad of Franconia on December - 23.
0918 Conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies
1174 Louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach on this day in history.
1230 Berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England on December - 23.
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 this day in history.
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 December - 23.
1548 Pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae) on this day in history.
1568 On December - 23 roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England
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 December - 23 severo Bonini, composer
1588 On this day in history hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37
1597 On December - 23 martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"
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 French huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII on December - 23.
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 this day in history 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 December - 23.
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