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Historical Events In August - 23

Friday, 23 August 2019

0079  Mount Vesuvius begins stirring, on the feast day of Vulcan, the Roman god of fire today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0406  Battle at Florence: Stilicho's Roman army beats Radagaisus' Barbarians on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0476  Odoacer elected King of Byzantine on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1046  King Henry III gives money to Utrecht Deventer diocese on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1305  William Wallace, Scottish patriot, is executed for high treason by Edward I of England today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1328  Today in history battle at Kassel: French troops stop uprising of Flemish farmers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1441  Holland & Hanzesteden sign cease fire treaty on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1514  Battle of Chaldiran ended with a decisive victory for the Sultan Selim I, Ottoman Empire, over the Shah Ismail I, Safavids founder today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1541  Jacques Cartier 1491-1557 arrives at Iroquois village of Stadacona on his third trip to Canada; starts to build Charlesbourg-Royale at western tip of Cape Diamond; first French fort in Canada; first French settlement in America today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1541  French explorer Jacques Cartier lands near Quebec City in his third voyage to Canada on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1542  Today in history rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0686  On August - 23 birth of charles Martel, grandfather of Charlemagne (d. 741)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1486  Today in history birth of siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1524  Today in history birth of francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat (Anti-Tribonien)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Pianto d'Italia) was born on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1623  StanisĹ‚aw Lubieniecki, Polish astronomer (d. 1675) was born today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1724  Today in history birth of abraham Yates, American Continental Congressman (d. 1796)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1727  Friedrich Hartmann Graf, composer was born on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1740  Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0093  Death of Gnaeus Julius Agricola, Roman Governor of Britain (b. 40) today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0634  Today in history aboe Bekr Abd Allah, [al-Siddik], friend/successor of Mohammed, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1106  Death of Magnus, Duke of Saxony today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1176  Death of Emperor Rokujo of Japan (b. 1164) on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1305  Death of William Wallace, Scottish patriot, hanged, disemboweled & beheaded today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1328  Nicolaas Zannekin, leader of rebel Flemish farmers, dies in battle today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1387  Death of King Olav IV of Norway (b. 1370) today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1507  On August - 23 jean Molinet, Burgundy historian (Chroniques), dies at about 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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