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Historical Events Happened In February - 23

Saturday, 23 May 2015

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

0303  On February - 23 emperor Diocletian orders general persecution of Christians  

1011  On February - 23 willigis, Archbishop of Mainz  

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

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 February - 23.  

1455  Johannes Gutenberg prints 1st book, Bible (estimated date) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1572  On this day in history pierre Certon, French composer  

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

1607  On this day in history herman Herbertsz, vicar, dies at about 60  

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

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

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

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

1649  John Blow, composer of 1st English opera (Venus & Adonis) (baptized) on February - 23.  

1660  On this day in history charles XI becomes king of Sweden  

1668  On February - 23 fire in Wiener Hofburg in Vienna, emperor Leopold I rescued  

1669  On this day in history lieuwe van Aitzema, Frisian historian, dies at 68  

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

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

1685  On February - 23 the birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer  

1685  George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) on this day in history.  

1689  Dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England on February - 23.  

1700  On this day in history wilhelmus Schortinghuis, Dutch theologist (Profound Christianity)  

1704  On February - 23 georg Muffat, French/German organist/composer, dies at 50  

1718  Francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1730  On February - 23 christian Joseph Lidarti, composer  

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

1766  On February - 23 stanislaw Leszcynski, duke of Lutherans/king of Poland, dies  

1776  On February - 23 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 February - 23 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  On this day in history birth of jacob Colijn(s), Dutch coat of arms painter  

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

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 this day in history.  

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 February - 23 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 this day in history.  

1447  Eugene IV, [Gabriele Condulmer], Italian Pope (1431-47), dies on February - 23.  

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  Diego Colón, Spanish Viceroy of the Indies on this day in history.  

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