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Historical Events Happened In January - 23

Friday, 27 May 2016

0393  Roman Emperor Theodosius I proclaims his nine year old son Honorius co-emperor on January - 23.  

0638  Start of Islamic calendar on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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  On January - 23 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 January - 23 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  On this day in history bernardo Pisano, composer, dies at 57  

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

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

1556  Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China on January - 23.  

1556  Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China on January - 23.  

1570  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1574  On this day in history lucas I Franchoys, Belgian painter  

1579  On January - 23 union of Utrecht signed, forming protestant Dutch Republic  

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

1643  On this day in history sir Thomas Fairfax takes Leeds for the Parliamentarians  

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

1647  On this day in history scottish Presbyterians sell captured Charles I to English parliament  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1688  On January - 23 birth of queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741)  

1719  John Landen, English mathematician (d. 1790) was born on January - 23.  

1730  On January - 23 birth of joseph Hewes, US merchant (Declaration of Independence signer)  

1745  On this day in history birth of william Jessop, English canal engineer (d. 1814)  

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

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  On January - 23 death of yaqub, Almohad Caliph (b. 1160)  

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

1516  Ferdinand II, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

1549  On this day in history 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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