Historical Events In October - 23
Tuesday, 23 October 2018
0425 Today in history valentinian III is elevated as Roman Emperor, at the age of 6.
0502 On October - 23 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 Mâcon (Mastico)
0787 Byzantine empress Irene recovers Iconclastic cult at Nicaea today in history.
1086 Today in history 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
1086 Battle of Zalaka: Alfonso VI vs Almoravids on October - 23.
1091 Tornado (possible T/ 4) strikes the heart of London killing 2 and demolishing the then wooden London Bridge on October - 23.
1157 The Battle of Grathe Heath ends the civil war in Denmark. King Sweyn III is killed and Valdemar I restores the country on October - 23.
1229 Today in history otto II becomes earl of Gelre
1520 King Carlos I crowned, German emperor Charles V on October - 23.
1588 On October - 23 medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander