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Historical Events For February - 23

Saturday, 29 April 2017

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

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

1455  On this day in history johannes Gutenberg prints first book, the Bible (estimated date)  

1455  On February - 23 johannes Gutenberg prints 1st book, Bible (estimated date)  

1468  On this day in history john Gutenberg, German inventor (boekdrukkunst), dies  

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.  

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1572  On this day in history pierre Certon, French composer  

1574  France begins 5th Holy War against Huguenots on February - 23.  

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

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

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  On this day in history john Blow, composer of 1st English opera (Venus & Adonis) (baptized)  

1660  On February - 23 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 this day in history.  

1682  On February - 23 abraham de Wicquefort, Dutch diplomat/historian, dies at 75  

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

1730  Christian Joseph Lidarti, composer on February - 23.  

1734  On February - 23 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 February - 23.  

1778  Baron von Steuben joins the Continental Army at Valley Forge on this day in history.  

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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 February - 23.  

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  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  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)  

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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  On this day in history death of willigis, Archbishop of Mainz  

1100  On this day in history death of emperor Zhezong of China (b. 1076)  

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

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

1468  On February - 23 john Gutenberg, German inventor (boekdrukkunst), dies  

1526  Diego Colón, Spanish Viceroy of the Indies on this day in history.  

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

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