Historical Events Happened In December - 23
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
0245 On December - 23 zenobia, Queen of Palmyra
0558 On December - 23 childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62
0619 Boniface V begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0679 On this day in history dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered
0910 On this day in history naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar
0913 Conrad of Franconia on December - 23.
0918 On December - 23 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 Ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies on this day in history.
1174 On December - 23 louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach
1230 On this day in history berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England
1236 Philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies on December - 23.
1482 On December - 23 peace of Atrecht
1493 Georg Alt's German translation of Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle is published on December - 23.
1502 On December - 23 margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57
1544 Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) on December - 23.
1548 On December - 23 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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"
1619 On this day in history johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47
1620 Construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins on December - 23.
1620 On December - 23 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 On December - 23 giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, a satellite of Saturn
1688 English king Jacob II flees to France on this day in history.
1688 On this day in history jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21
1689 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer on December - 23.
1690 John Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered on December - 23.
1696 Johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60 on December - 23.