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Historical Events Happened In January - 23

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

0393  On this day in history roman Emperor Theodosius I proclaims his nine year old son Honorius co-emperor.  

0638  Start of Islamic calendar on January - 23.  

0909  John of Rila aka Saint Ivan and the fable of two pies on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history otto III, German king/emperor 983/996-1002, dies at 21  

1265  On January - 23 1st English Parliament formally convened (some authorities)  

1356  On January - 23 margaretha of Bavaria, Emperess of Germany, dies  

1368  On this day in history 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  First printing of Ramban's Sha'ar ha-Gemul on this day in history.  

1490  1st printing of Ramban's Sha'ar ha-Gemul on January - 23.  

1492  "Pentateuch" (Jewish holy book) first printed on January - 23.  

1492  On this day in history "Pentateuch" (Jewish holy book) 1st printed  

1516  On this day in history ferdinand II, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 63  

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  On this day in history bernardo Pisano, composer, dies at 57  

1552  On this day in history 2nd version of Book of Common Prayer becomes mandatory in England  

1552  On this day in history 2nd version of Book of Common Prayer becomes manditory in England  

1556  On this day in history most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China  

1556  Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China on this day in history.  

1570  Earl of Moray, regent of Scotland, assassinated; civil war breaks out on January - 23.  

1571  On January - 23 queen Elizabeth I opens Royal Exchange in London  

1571  The Royal Exchange, in London, is founded on January - 23.  

1574  On January - 23 lucas I Franchoys, Belgian painter  

1579  Union of Utrecht signed, forming protestant Dutch Republic on January - 23.  

1582  On this day in history john Barclay, Scottish satirist/Latin poet (Argenis)  

1622  On January - 23 william Baffin, British explorer, dies at about 38  

1631  On this day in history france &Sweden sign anti-German Treaty of Bärwald  

1631  On this day in history france & Sweden sign anti-German Treaty of Barwald  

1637  Dutch Governor Johan Mauritius lands in Pernambuco Brazil on January - 23.  

1639  On January - 23 francisco Maldonado da Silva Solis, Peruvian poet, burned at stake  

1643  Sir Thomas Fairfax takes Leeds for the Parliamentarians on January - 23.  

1643  Sir Thomas Fairfax takes Leeds for Parliamentarians on this day in history.  

1647  Scottish Presbyterians sell captured Charles I to English parliament on January - 23.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1350  On January - 23 birth of vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (d. 1419)  

1574  Lucas I Franchoys, Belgian painter was born on January - 23.  

1582  John Barclay, Scottish satirist/Latin poet (Argenis) was born on January - 23.  

1688  On this day in history birth of queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741)  

1719  John Landen, English mathematician (d. 1790) was born on this day in history.  

1730  On this day in history birth of joseph Hewes, US merchant (Declaration of Independence signer)  

1745  William Jessop, English canal engineer (d. 1814) was born on January - 23.  

1752  Muzio Clementi, Italian composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1002  On January - 23 otto III, German king/emperor 983/996-1002, dies at 21  

1199  Death of Yaqub, Almohad Caliph (b. 1160) on January - 23.  

1356  Margaretha of Bavaria, Emperess of Germany, dies on January - 23.  

1516  Ferdinand II, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 63 on January - 23.  

1548  Bernardo Pisano, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1549  On January - 23 death of johannes Honter, Transylvanian Saxon humanist and theologian (b. 1498)  

1567  Death of Jiajing, Emperor of China (b. 1507) on January - 23.  

1622  On this day in history william Baffin, British explorer, dies at about 38  

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