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Historical Events In April - 23

Friday, 03 July 2020

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

0303  On this day in history george, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded  

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

0871  On April - 23 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 this day in history.  

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

1014  King Brian Boru of Ireland beats Danes at Battle of Clontarf on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1229  Ferdinand III of Castile conquers C├íceres on April - 23.  

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

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

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

1348  1st English order of knighthood founded (Order of Garter) on April - 23.  

1416  On April - 23 blaise/Blasius of Parma, Ital astrologist/philosopher/algebra, dies  

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

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

1500  On April - 23 pedro Cabral lands & annexes Brazil (Terra da Vera Cruz)  

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

1598  On this day in history maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, naval commander  

1616  On April - 23 netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England  

1616  Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1623  On April - 23 jan Adam Reincken, composer  

1625  Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, dies at 57 on April - 23.  

1629  John Commelin, director (Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam) on this day in history.  

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

1635  Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded on April - 23.  

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

1185  King Afonso II of Portugal (d. 1223) was born on this day in history.  

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

1464  On April - 23 birth of robert Fayrfax, composer  

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

1500  On this day in history birth of alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician  

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

1516  Georg Fabricius, German poet, historian, and archaeologist (d. 1571) was born on April - 23.  

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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 April - 23.  

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

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  On April - 23 ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies  

0997  On this day in history vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40  

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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