Historical Events In October - 23
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
0425 On October - 23 valentinian III is elevated as Roman Emperor, at the age of 6.
0502 Today in history the Synodus Palmaris, called by Gothic king Theodoric the Great, discharges Pope Symmachus of all charges, thus ending the schism of Antipope Laurentius.
0585 On October - 23 burgundy king Guntram opens synod of MĂ˘con (Mastico)
0787 Today in history byzantine empress Irene recovers Iconclastic cult at Nicaea
1086 A Muslim army from Africa defeats Castile's Alfonso VI October 23 at Zallaka Yusuf ibn Tashfin, Berber leader of the Almoravids, sends cartloads of Christian heads to the chief cities of Spain and Africa's Magrib as evidence of his victory on October - 23.
1086 On October - 23 battle of Zalaka: Alfonso VI vs Almoravids
1091 Today in history tornado (possible T/ 4) strikes the heart of London killing 2 and demolishing the then wooden London Bridge
1157 Today in history the Battle of Grathe Heath ends the civil war in Denmark. King Sweyn III is killed and Valdemar I restores the country.
1229 On October - 23 otto II becomes earl of Gelre
1520 Today in history king Carlos I crowned, German emperor Charles V
1588 On October - 23 medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander