Historical Events Happened In January - 23
Saturday, 01 November 2014
0393 On January - 23 roman Emperor Theodosius I proclaims his nine year old son Honorius co-emperor.
0638 On this day in history start of Islamic calendar
0909 On January - 23 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 this day in history.
1002 The Holy Roman Emperor Otto III dies of malaria January 23 at age 21 while conducting a campaign against the Romans on January - 23.
1002 Otto III, German king/emperor 983/996-1002, dies at 21 on this day in history.
1265 1st English Parliament formally convened (some authorities) on January - 23.
1356 Margaretha of Bavaria, Emperess of Germany, dies on January - 23.
1368 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 on January - 23.
1490 First printing of Ramban's Sha'ar ha-Gemul on January - 23.
1490 On this day in history 1st printing of Ramban's Sha'ar ha-Gemul
1492 On this day in history "Pentateuch" (Jewish holy book) first printed
1492 On this day in history "Pentateuch" (Jewish holy book) 1st printed
1516 On January - 23 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 January - 23 2nd version of Book of Common Prayer becomes manditory in England
1556 On January - 23 most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China
1556 Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China on January - 23.
1570 On January - 23 earl of Moray, regent of Scotland, assassinated; civil war breaks out
1571 Queen Elizabeth I opens Royal Exchange in London on January - 23.
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 this day in history.
1582 John Barclay, Scottish satirist/Latin poet (Argenis) on this day in history.
1622 On January - 23 william Baffin, British explorer, dies at about 38
1631 France &Sweden sign anti-German Treaty of Bärwald on January - 23.
1631 France & Sweden sign anti-German Treaty of Barwald on January - 23.
1637 On January - 23 dutch Governor Johan Mauritius lands in Pernambuco Brazil
1639 Francisco Maldonado da Silva Solis, Peruvian poet, burned at stake on this day in history.
1643 On January - 23 sir Thomas Fairfax takes Leeds for the Parliamentarians
1643 Sir Thomas Fairfax takes Leeds for Parliamentarians on this day in history.
1647 On this day in history scottish Presbyterians sell captured Charles I to English parliament