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Historical Events Happened In February - 23

Thursday, 18 September 2014

0155  Polycarp, disciple of Apostle John, arrested & burned at stake on February - 23.  

0303  Emperor Diocletian orders general persecution of Christians on February - 23.  

1011  Willigis, Archbishop of Mainz on this day in history.  

1417  Paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italy, Pope (1464-71) on February - 23.  

1447  Eugene IV, [Gabriele Condulmer], Italian Pope (1431-47), dies on this day in history.  

1455  On February - 23 johannes Gutenberg prints first book, the Bible (estimated date)  

1455  Johannes Gutenberg prints 1st book, Bible (estimated date) on February - 23.  

1468  John Gutenberg, German inventor (boekdrukkunst), dies on February - 23.  

1526  Diego Colón, Spanish Viceroy of the Indies on February - 23.  

1554  On this day in history henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk, Lady Jane Grey's father, executed  

1572  Pierre Certon, French composer on February - 23.  

1574  On this day in history france begins 5th Holy War against Huguenots  

1607  Herman Herbertsz, vicar, dies at about 60 on February - 23.  

1614  Jacob Colijn(s), Dutch coat of arms painter on this day in history.  

1615  Cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, baptised on this day in history.  

1633  On this day in history the birth of Samuel Pepys, British Diarist  

1633  Samuel Pepys, London England, navy expert/composer (Diary, Memoirs) on February - 23.  

1649  On February - 23 john Blow, composer of 1st English opera (Venus & Adonis) (baptized)  

1660  On February - 23 charles XI becomes king of Sweden  

1668  Fire in Wiener Hofburg in Vienna, emperor Leopold I rescued on this day in history.  

1669  Lieuwe van Aitzema, Frisian historian, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1672  Joan Blaeus publishers destroyed by fire in Amsterdam on February - 23.  

1682  Abraham de Wicquefort, Dutch diplomat/historian, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1685  On this day in history the birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer  

1685  George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) on February - 23.  

1689  On February - 23 dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England  

1700  On February - 23 wilhelmus Schortinghuis, Dutch theologist (Profound Christianity)  

1704  Georg Muffat, French/German organist/composer, dies at 50 on February - 23.  

1718  Francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63 on February - 23.  

1730  On February - 23 christian Joseph Lidarti, composer  

1734  On this day in history mayer Amschel Rothschild, Frankfurt, founder (House of Rothschild)  

1766  Stanislaw Leszcynski, duke of Lutherans/king of Poland, dies on this day in history.  

1776  John Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47) on this day in history.  

1778  Baron von Steuben joins the Continental Army at Valley Forge on February - 23.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1417  On this day in history birth of paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italy, Pope (1464-71)  

1417  On February - 23 birth of pope Paul II (d. 1471)  

1583  Jean-Baptiste Morin, French scientist (d. 1656) was born on this day in history.  

1614  On February - 23 birth of jacob Colijn(s), Dutch coat of arms painter  

1615  Cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, baptised was born on this day in history.  

1633  Samuel Pepys, London England, navy expert/composer (Diary, Memoirs) was born on this day in history.  

1646  Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (d. 1709) was born on February - 23.  

1648  On this day in history birth of arabella Churchill, English mistress of James II of England (d. 1730)  

Famous Deaths In February - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0155  On this day in history death of polycarp, disciple of Apostle John, arrested & burned at stake  

1011  Death of Willigis, Archbishop of Mainz on February - 23.  

1100  Death of Emperor Zhezong of China (b. 1076) on February - 23.  

1447  On February - 23 eugene IV, [Gabriele Condulmer], Italian Pope (1431-47), dies  

1464  Death of Zhengtong, Emperor of China (b. 1427) on this day in history.  

1468  John Gutenberg, German inventor (boekdrukkunst), dies on February - 23.  

1526  On February - 23 diego Colón, Spanish Viceroy of the Indies  

1554  Death of Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk, Lady Jane Grey's father, executed on this day in history.