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Historical Events Happened In January - 23

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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 this day in history.  

0909  On January - 23 john of Rila aka Saint Ivan and the fable of two pies.  

0971  On this day in history 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 this day in history the Holy Roman Emperor Otto III dies of malaria January 23 at age 21 while conducting a campaign against the Romans  

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

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

1356  On this day in history 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 January - 23.  

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1490  1st printing of Ramban's Sha'ar ha-Gemul on this day in history.  

1492  On January - 23 "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  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  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 January - 23.  

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 January - 23.  

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

1571  Queen Elizabeth I opens Royal Exchange in London on January - 23.  

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  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  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  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 this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1350  On this day in history birth of vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (d. 1419)  

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

1582  On this day in history 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  On January - 23 birth of joseph Hewes, US merchant (Declaration of Independence signer)  

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

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

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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 this day in history.  

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

1356  On this day in history margaretha of Bavaria, Emperess of Germany, dies  

1516  On January - 23 ferdinand II, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 63  

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

1549  On this day in history death of johannes Honter, Transylvanian Saxon humanist and theologian (b. 1498)  

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

1622  William Baffin, British explorer, dies at about 38 on this day in history.  

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