Historical Events In April - 23
Friday, 14 May 2021
0034 On April - 23 christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton
0303 George, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded on this day in history.
0725 On April - 23 wihtred, King of Kent
0871 On this day in history ethelred I, king of Wessex/brother of Alfred the Great, dies
0990 Ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies on this day in history.
0997 On this day in history vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40
1014 The Battle of Clontarf ends Danish rule in Ireland, but a Dane kills the Irish king Brian Boru, 87 on April - 23.
1014 King Brian Boru of Ireland beats Danes at Battle of Clontarf on April - 23.
1014 Brian Boru, king of Ireland, dies in battle at 87 on April - 23.
1016 On April - 23 aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies
1154 Damascus surrenders to sultan Nur ad-Din van Aleppo on this day in history.
1229 Ferdinand III of Castile conquers Cáceres on this day in history.
1343 On this day in history st. George's Night Uprising.
1348 On this day in history english order of knighthood founded
1348 On April - 23 first English order of knighthood founded (Order of the Garter)
1348 On this day in history 1st English order of knighthood founded (Order of Garter)
1416 Blaise/Blasius of Parma, Ital astrologist/philosopher/algebra, dies on April - 23.
1464 Johanna van Valois, Queen of France on this day in history.
1484 On this day in history julius Caesar Scaliger, Italy, scholar (On the Subtlety of Things)
1500 On this day in history pedro Cabral lands & annexes Brazil (Terra da Vera Cruz)
1500 Alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician on April - 23.
1501 Portuguese navigator Pedro Cabral & 6 ships return to Lisbon on this day in history.
1504 On this day in history king Maximilian I routes troops to Bavaria
1564 The birth of William Shakespeare, English playwright on April - 23.
1597 On April - 23 william Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance.
1598 Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, naval commander on April - 23.
1616 On this day in history netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England
1616 Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69 on April - 23.
1623 On April - 23 jan Adam Reincken, composer
1625 Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1629 On this day in history john Commelin, director (Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam)
1633 On April - 23 sweden & Protestant German monarchy form Union of Heilbronn
1635 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded on this day in history.
1649 Andreas Kneller, composer on this day in history.