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Historical Events In April - 23

Monday, 20 September 2021

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

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

0725  Wihtred, King of Kent on April - 23.  

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 April - 23.  

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

1014  On April - 23 the Battle of Clontarf ends Danish rule in Ireland, but a Dane kills the Irish king Brian Boru, 87  

1014  On April - 23 king Brian Boru of Ireland beats Danes at Battle of Clontarf  

1014  Brian Boru, king of Ireland, dies in battle at 87 on this day in history.  

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 April - 23.  

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

1343  St. George's Night Uprising on April - 23.  

1348  English order of knighthood founded on this day in history.  

1348  On this day in history first English order of knighthood founded (Order of the Garter)  

1348  1st English order of knighthood founded (Order of Garter) on this day in history.  

1416  On this day in history blaise/Blasius of Parma, Ital astrologist/philosopher/algebra, dies  

1464  On April - 23 johanna van Valois, Queen of France  

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

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 this day in history.  

1504  On April - 23 king Maximilian I routes troops to Bavaria  

1564  On April - 23 the birth of William Shakespeare, English playwright  

1597  William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance on this day in history.  

1598  Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, naval commander on April - 23.  

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

1616  Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69 on April - 23.  

1623  Jan Adam Reincken, composer on this day in history.  

1625  On April - 23 maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, dies at 57  

1629  On April - 23 john Commelin, director (Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam)  

1633  On April - 23 sweden & Protestant German monarchy form Union of Heilbronn  

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

1649  Andreas Kneller, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1170  Isabelle of Hainaut, queen of France (d. 1190) was born on this day in history.  

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

1464  On April - 23 birth of johanna van Valois, Queen of France  

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

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

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

0725  Death of Wihtred, King of Kent on April - 23.  

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 April - 23.  

0997  Vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40 on April - 23.  

1014  On April - 23 brian Boru, king of Ireland, dies in battle at 87  

1016  On this day in history aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies  

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