Historical Events In December - 23
Thursday, 13 May 2021
0245 Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra on December - 23.
0558 On December - 23 childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62
0619 On December - 23 boniface V begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0679 On this day in history dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered
0910 On December - 23 naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar
0913 Conrad of Franconia on this day in history.
0918 Conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies on December - 23.
0962 On December - 23 byzantine-Arab Wars: Under the future Emperor Nicephorus Phocas, Byzantine troops stormed the city of Aleppo, recovering the tattered tunic of John the Baptist.
1116 On this day in history ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies
1174 Louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach on December - 23.
1230 On this day in history berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England
1236 Philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies on this day in history.
1482 Peace of Atrecht on December - 23.
1493 On December - 23 georg Alt's German translation of Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle is published.
1502 Margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1544 Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) on December - 23.
1548 Pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae) on this day in history.
1568 On December - 23 roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England
1569 St Philip of Moscow martyred by Ivan the Terrible on December - 23.
1569 St Philip, metropolitan of Moscow, martyred by Ivan the Terrible on this day in history.
1582 On December - 23 severo Bonini, composer
1588 On December - 23 hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37
1597 On this day in history martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"
1619 On this day in history johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47
1620 On December - 23 construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins
1620 French huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII on this day in history.
1644 Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer on December - 23.
1652 John Cotton, Mass Bay Puritan preacher, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1672 On December - 23 giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, a satellite of Saturn
1688 On December - 23 english king Jacob II flees to France
1688 On December - 23 jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21
1689 On this day in history joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer
1690 John Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered on this day in history.
1696 Johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60 on December - 23.