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Historical Events For February - 23

Wednesday, 07 December 2016

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

0303  On this day in history emperor Diocletian orders general persecution of Christians  

1011  Willigis, Archbishop of Mainz on February - 23.  

1417  Paul II, [Pietro Barbo], Italy, Pope (1464-71) on this day in history.  

1447  On this day in history eugene IV, [Gabriele Condulmer], Italian Pope (1431-47), dies  

1455  Johannes Gutenberg prints first book, the Bible (estimated date) on this day in history.  

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 February - 23 henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk, Lady Jane Grey's father, executed  

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1572  Pierre Certon, French composer on February - 23.  

1574  On February - 23 france begins 5th Holy War against Huguenots  

1607  Herman Herbertsz, vicar, dies at about 60 on this day in history.  

1614  Jacob Colijn(s), Dutch coat of arms painter on February - 23.  

1615  On this day in history cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, baptised  

1633  The birth of Samuel Pepys, British Diarist on this day in history.  

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

1649  John Blow, composer of 1st English opera (Venus & Adonis) (baptized) on this day in history.  

1660  Charles XI becomes king of Sweden on this day in history.  

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 February - 23.  

1672  On this day in history joan Blaeus publishers destroyed by fire in Amsterdam  

1682  Abraham de Wicquefort, Dutch diplomat/historian, dies at 75 on February - 23.  

1685  The birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer on this day in history.  

1685  On February - 23 george Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah)  

1689  On this day in history dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England  

1700  Wilhelmus Schortinghuis, Dutch theologist (Profound Christianity) on February - 23.  

1704  Georg Muffat, French/German organist/composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1718  On February - 23 francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63  

1730  Christian Joseph Lidarti, composer on this day in history.  

1734  Mayer Amschel Rothschild, Frankfurt, founder (House of Rothschild) on this day in history.  

1766  Stanislaw Leszcynski, duke of Lutherans/king of Poland, dies on February - 23.  

1776  On this day in history john Walter II, London, chief proprietor (The Times, 1812-47)  

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  Pope Paul II (d. 1471) was born on this day in history.  

1583  Jean-Baptiste Morin, French scientist (d. 1656) was born on February - 23.  

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

1615  Cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, baptised was born on February - 23.  

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

1646  On this day in history birth of tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Japanese shogun (d. 1709)  

1648  Arabella Churchill, English mistress of James II of England (d. 1730) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0155  Death of Polycarp, disciple of Apostle John, arrested & burned at stake on this day in history.  

1011  On February - 23 death of willigis, Archbishop of Mainz  

1100  Death of Emperor Zhezong of China (b. 1076) on this day in history.  

1447  On this day in history eugene IV, [Gabriele Condulmer], Italian Pope (1431-47), dies  

1464  Death of Zhengtong, Emperor of China (b. 1427) on February - 23.  

1468  John Gutenberg, German inventor (boekdrukkunst), dies on this day in history.  

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

1554  On February - 23 death of henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk, Lady Jane Grey's father, executed  

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