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Historical Events In December - 23

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

0245  On December - 23 zenobia, Queen of Palmyra  

0558  Childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62 on this day in history.  

0619  Boniface V begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 23.  

0679  On December - 23 dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered  

0910  On December - 23 naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar  

0913  On December - 23 conrad of Franconia  

0918  Conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies on this day in history.  

0962  On this day in history 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 December - 23 ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies  

1174  Louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach on this day in history.  

1230  Berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England on December - 23.  

1236  Philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies on December - 23.  

1482  On this day in history peace of Atrecht  

1493  Georg Alt's German translation of Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle is published on December - 23.  

1502  On this day in history margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57  

1544  On this day in history anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)  

1548  On this day in history pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)  

1568  On this day in history roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England  

1569  On December - 23 st Philip of Moscow martyred by Ivan the Terrible  

1569  St Philip, metropolitan of Moscow, martyred by Ivan the Terrible on this day in history.  

1582  On this day in history severo Bonini, composer  

1588  Hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37 on December - 23.  

1597  Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" on this day in history.  

1619  Johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47 on December - 23.  

1620  On this day in history construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins  

1620  On this day in history french huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII  

1644  Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer on this day in history.  

1652  On December - 23 john Cotton, Mass Bay Puritan preacher, dies at 68  

1672  Giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, a satellite of Saturn on this day in history.  

1688  English king Jacob II flees to France on this day in history.  

1688  Jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21 on this day in history.  

1689  On December - 23 joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer  

1690  On this day in history john Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered  

1696  On this day in history johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1173  Louis I, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1231) was born on December - 23.  

1174  Louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach was born on December - 23.  

1513  On December - 23 birth of thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (d. 1577)  

1537  King John III of Sweden (d. 1592) was born on December - 23.  

1544  On December - 23 birth of anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)  

1548  Pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae) was born on this day in history.  

1582  Severo Bonini, composer was born on this day in history.  

1597  Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" was born on December - 23.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0558  On this day in history childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62  

0679  Death of Dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered on this day in history.  

0910  On this day in history death of naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar  

0913  On this day in history death of conrad of Franconia  

0918  Conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies on this day in history.  

1116  On this day in history ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies  

1230  On this day in history death of berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England  

1236  On this day in history philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies  

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