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Historical Events Happened In January - 23

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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  On January - 23 john of Rila aka Saint Ivan and the fable of two pies.  

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  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 January - 23.  

1265  1st English Parliament formally convened (some authorities) on this day in history.  

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

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  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  On this day in history "Pentateuch" (Jewish holy book) first printed  

1492  "Pentateuch" (Jewish holy book) 1st printed on January - 23.  

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

1546  On January - 23 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 this day in history.  

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

1552  On January - 23 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 this day in history.  

1571  On this day in history queen Elizabeth I opens Royal Exchange in London  

1571  The Royal Exchange, in London, is founded on this day in history.  

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

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

1631  France &Sweden sign anti-German Treaty of Bärwald on this day in history.  

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

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

1639  Francisco Maldonado da Silva Solis, Peruvian poet, burned at stake on January - 23.  

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

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  Vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (d. 1419) was born on January - 23.  

1574  Lucas I Franchoys, Belgian painter was born on this day in history.  

1582  John Barclay, Scottish satirist/Latin poet (Argenis) was born on this day in history.  

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

1719  On January - 23 birth of john Landen, English mathematician (d. 1790)  

1730  Joseph Hewes, US merchant (Declaration of Independence signer) was born on January - 23.  

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

1199  Death of Yaqub, Almohad Caliph (b. 1160) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1567  On this day in history death of jiajing, Emperor of China (b. 1507)  

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