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Historical Events In April - 23

Monday, 21 September 2020

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

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 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 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 this day in history.  

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  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  On April - 23 ferdinand III of Castile conquers C├íceres.  

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

1348  English order of knighthood founded on April - 23.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1464  Johanna van Valois, Queen of France on this day in history.  

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

1500  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1504  On this day in history king Maximilian I routes troops to Bavaria  

1564  On this day in history the birth of William Shakespeare, English playwright  

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  Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, naval commander on this day in history.  

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

1629  John Commelin, director (Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam) on April - 23.  

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

1635  On April - 23 oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded  

1649  Andreas Kneller, composer on April - 23.  

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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 April - 23.  

1185  On April - 23 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 April - 23.  

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  On this day in history birth of alexander Ales, Scottish theologian (d. 1565)  

1516  Georg Fabricius, German poet, historian, and archaeologist (d. 1571) was born on this day in history.  

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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 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 this day in history.  

0990  Ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies on this day in history.  

0997  On April - 23 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 this day in history aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies  

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