Historical Events Happened In January - 23
Saturday, 25 October 2014
0393 On January - 23 roman Emperor Theodosius I proclaims his nine year old son Honorius co-emperor.
0638 Start of Islamic calendar on January - 23.
0909 On this day in history john of Rila aka Saint Ivan and the fable of two pies.
0971 In China, the war elephant corps of the Southern Han are soundly defeated at Shao by crossbow fire from Song Dynasty troops. The Southern Han state is forced to submit to the Song Dynasty, ending not only Southern Han rule, but also the first regular war elephant corps employed in a Chinese army that had gained the Southern Han victories throughout the 10th century on January - 23.
1002 On January - 23 the Holy Roman Emperor Otto III dies of malaria January 23 at age 21 while conducting a campaign against the Romans
1002 Otto III, German king/emperor 983/996-1002, dies at 21 on this day in history.
1265 On January - 23 1st English Parliament formally convened (some authorities)
1356 Margaretha of Bavaria, Emperess of Germany, dies on January - 23.
1368 On January - 23 in a coronation ceremony, Zhu Yuanzhang ascends to the throne of China as the Hongwu Emperor, initiating Ming Dynasty rule over China that would last for three centuries.
1490 On January - 23 first printing of Ramban's Sha'ar ha-Gemul
1490 On this day in history 1st printing of Ramban's Sha'ar ha-Gemul
1492 "Pentateuch" (Jewish holy book) first printed on this day in history.
1492 "Pentateuch" (Jewish holy book) 1st printed on January - 23.
1516 Ferdinand II, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 63 on January - 23.
1546 On this day in history having published nothing for eleven years, Francois Rabelais publishes the Tiers Livre, his sequel to Gargantua and Pantagruel.
1548 Bernardo Pisano, composer, dies at 57 on January - 23.
1552 2nd version of Book of Common Prayer becomes mandatory in England on this day in history.
1552 2nd version of Book of Common Prayer becomes manditory in England on this day in history.
1556 On January - 23 most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China
1556 On this day in history most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China
1570 On January - 23 earl of Moray, regent of Scotland, assassinated; civil war breaks out
1571 On January - 23 queen Elizabeth I opens Royal Exchange in London
1571 On January - 23 the Royal Exchange, in London, is founded
1574 Lucas I Franchoys, Belgian painter on this day in history.
1579 Union of Utrecht signed, forming protestant Dutch Republic on January - 23.
1582 John Barclay, Scottish satirist/Latin poet (Argenis) on January - 23.
1622 On January - 23 william Baffin, British explorer, dies at about 38
1631 France &Sweden sign anti-German Treaty of Bärwald on this day in history.
1631 On January - 23 france & Sweden sign anti-German Treaty of Barwald
1637 Dutch Governor Johan Mauritius lands in Pernambuco Brazil on January - 23.
1639 On this day in history francisco Maldonado da Silva Solis, Peruvian poet, burned at stake
1643 On this day in history sir Thomas Fairfax takes Leeds for the Parliamentarians
1643 Sir Thomas Fairfax takes Leeds for Parliamentarians on this day in history.
1647 On January - 23 scottish Presbyterians sell captured Charles I to English parliament