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Historical Events Happened In January - 23

Saturday, 30 April 2016

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

0638  On January - 23 start of Islamic calendar  

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

0971  On January - 23 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.  

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  1st English Parliament formally convened (some authorities) on this day in history.  

1356  Margaretha of Bavaria, Emperess of Germany, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1546  Having published nothing for eleven years, Francois Rabelais publishes the Tiers Livre, his sequel to Gargantua and Pantagruel on this day in history.  

1548  On January - 23 bernardo Pisano, composer, dies at 57  

1552  On January - 23 2nd version of Book of Common Prayer becomes mandatory in England  

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

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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

1631  On January - 23 france &Sweden sign anti-German Treaty of Bärwald  

1631  On January - 23 france & Sweden sign anti-German Treaty of Barwald  

1637  On January - 23 dutch Governor Johan Mauritius lands in Pernambuco Brazil  

1639  On January - 23 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  Scottish Presbyterians sell captured Charles I to English parliament on January - 23.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1350  Vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (d. 1419) was born on this day in history.  

1574  On January - 23 birth of lucas I Franchoys, Belgian painter  

1582  On January - 23 birth of john Barclay, Scottish satirist/Latin poet (Argenis)  

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  Joseph Hewes, US merchant (Declaration of Independence signer) was born on this day in history.  

1745  William Jessop, English canal engineer (d. 1814) was born on this day in history.  

1752  On January - 23 birth of muzio Clementi, Italian composer  

Famous Deaths In January - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1002  Otto III, German king/emperor 983/996-1002, dies at 21 on January - 23.  

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

1356  Margaretha of Bavaria, Emperess of Germany, dies on this day in history.  

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

1548  On this day in history bernardo Pisano, composer, dies at 57  

1549  Death of Johannes Honter, Transylvanian Saxon humanist and theologian (b. 1498) on this day in history.  

1567  On January - 23 death of jiajing, Emperor of China (b. 1507)  

1622  William Baffin, British explorer, dies at about 38 on January - 23.  

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