Historical Events In January - 23
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
0393 Today in history roman Emperor Theodosius I proclaims his nine year old son Honorius co-emperor.
0638 Start of Islamic calendar on January - 23.
0909 Today in history john of Rila aka Saint Ivan and the fable of two pies.
0971 Today 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 The Holy Roman Emperor Otto III dies of malaria January 23 at age 21 while conducting a campaign against the Romans on January - 23.
1265 1st English Parliament formally convened (some authorities) on January - 23.
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 1st printing of Ramban's Sha'ar ha-Gemul on this day in history.
1492 Today in history "Pentateuch" (Jewish holy book) first printed
1492 "Pentateuch" (Jewish holy book) 1st printed today in history.