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Historical Events In April - 23

Sunday, 28 February 2021

0034  On this day in history christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton  

0303  George, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded on this day in history.  

0725  On this day in history wihtred, King of Kent  

0871  Ethelred I, king of Wessex/brother of Alfred the Great, dies on this day in history.  

0990  Ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies on April - 23.  

0997  On April - 23 vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40  

1014  On this day in history the Battle of Clontarf ends Danish rule in Ireland, but a Dane kills the Irish king Brian Boru, 87  

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 this day in history.  

1016  Aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies on this day in history.  

1154  On this day in history damascus surrenders to sultan Nur ad-Din van Aleppo  

1229  Ferdinand III of Castile conquers C├íceres on this day in history.  

1343  St. George's Night Uprising on this day in history.  

1348  English order of knighthood founded on April - 23.  

1348  First English order of knighthood founded (Order of the Garter) on April - 23.  

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  On this day in history johanna van Valois, Queen of France  

1484  On April - 23 julius Caesar Scaliger, Italy, scholar (On the Subtlety of Things)  

1500  Pedro Cabral lands & annexes Brazil (Terra da Vera Cruz) on this day in history.  

1500  Alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician on this day in history.  

1501  Portuguese navigator Pedro Cabral & 6 ships return to Lisbon on April - 23.  

1504  King Maximilian I routes troops to Bavaria on this day in history.  

1564  The birth of William Shakespeare, English playwright on this day in history.  

1597  On April - 23 william Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance.  

1598  On April - 23 maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, naval commander  

1616  Netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England on this day in history.  

1616  On April - 23 miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69  

1623  On this day in history jan Adam Reincken, composer  

1625  On this day in history maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, dies at 57  

1629  On this day in history john Commelin, director (Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam)  

1633  Sweden & Protestant German monarchy form Union of Heilbronn on April - 23.  

1635  On this day in history oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded  

1649  On this day in history andreas Kneller, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1170  On this day in history birth of isabelle of Hainaut, queen of France (d. 1190)  

1185  On this day in history birth of king Afonso II of Portugal (d. 1223)  

1464  Johanna van Valois, Queen of France was born on April - 23.  

1464  Robert Fayrfax, composer was born on this day in history.  

1484  Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italy, scholar (On the Subtlety of Things) was born on this day in history.  

1500  On April - 23 birth of alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician  

1500  Alexander Ales, Scottish theologian (d. 1565) was born on April - 23.  

1516  On April - 23 birth of georg Fabricius, German poet, historian, and archaeologist (d. 1571)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0034  Death of Christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton on this day in history.  

0303  Death of George, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded on April - 23.  

0725  Death of Wihtred, King of Kent on this day in history.  

0871  Ethelred I, king of Wessex/brother of Alfred the Great, dies on April - 23.  

0990  Ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies on April - 23.  

0997  Vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

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  

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