Historical Events Happened In December - 23
Wednesday, 24 August 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 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 December - 23.
1236 On December - 23 philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies
1482 Peace of Atrecht on this day in history.
1493 Georg Alt's German translation of Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle is published on December - 23.
1502 Margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1544 Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) on December - 23.
1548 On this day in history pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)
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 On December - 23 st Philip, metropolitan of Moscow, martyred by Ivan the Terrible
1582 On this day in history severo Bonini, composer
1588 Hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37 on December - 23.
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 this day in history.
1620 Construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins on this day in history.
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 December - 23.
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 Jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21 on December - 23.
1689 On December - 23 joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer
1690 On December - 23 john Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered
1696 On December - 23 johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60