Historical Events In August - 23
Saturday, 02 July 2022
0079 Mount Vesuvius begins stirring, on the feast day of Vulcan, the Roman god of fire on this day in history.
0406 Battle at Florence: Stilicho's Roman army beats Radagaisus' Barbarians on August - 23.
0476 Odoacer elected King of Byzantine on August - 23.
0634 Aboe Bekr Abd Allah, [al-Siddik], friend/successor of Mohammed, dies on this day in history.
1046 King Henry III gives money to Utrecht Deventer diocese on this day in history.
1106 On August - 23 magnus, Duke of Saxony
1305 On August - 23 william Wallace, Scottish patriot, is executed for high treason by Edward I of England.
1305 On this day in history william Wallace, Scottish patriot, hanged, disemboweled & beheaded
1328 On August - 23 battle at Kassel: French troops stop uprising of Flemish farmers
1328 Nicolaas Zannekin, leader of rebel Flemish farmers, dies in battle on August - 23.
1441 Holland & Hanzesteden sign cease fire treaty on this day in history.
1486 Siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat on August - 23.
1507 On August - 23 jean Molinet, Burgundy historian (Chroniques), dies at about 72
1514 On August - 23 battle of Chaldiran ended with a decisive victory for the Sultan Selim I, Ottoman Empire, over the Shah Ismail I, Safavids founder.
1519 Philibert Berthelier, Swiss patriot on August - 23.
1524 Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat (Anti-Tribonien) on this day in history.
1540 On this day in history guillaume Budé, French scholar
1541 On this day in history jacques Cartier 1491-1557 arrives at Iroquois village of Stadacona on his third trip to Canada; starts to build Charlesbourg-Royale at western tip of Cape Diamond; first French fort in Canada; first French settlement in America.
1541 On this day in history french explorer Jacques Cartier lands near Quebec City in his third voyage to Canada.
1542 On August - 23 rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code
1553 On August - 23 bishop Stephen Gardiner appointed English Lord Chancellor
1555 On August - 23 calvinists are granted rights in the Netherlands.
1566 On August - 23 beeldenstorm reaches Amsterdam
1577 Frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England on August - 23.
1582 On August - 23 french van Valois pays tribute to earl of Flanders
1591 Luis de Leon, scholar/poet, dies on this day in history.
1593 Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Pianto d'Italia) on August - 23.
1595 On August - 23 michael the Brave confronts the Ottoman army in the Battle of Calugareni.
1614 University of Groningen opens on August - 23.
1617 First one-way streets established (London) on August - 23.
1617 On this day in history 1st one-way streets open (London)
1618 On this day in history gerbrant A Bredero, poet/playwright (Moortje), dies at 33
1628 George Viliers, 1st duke of Buckingham, assassinated by Felton at 36 on August - 23.
1668 On August - 23 artus Quellinus, Flemish sculptor (Amsterdam townhall), dies