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Historical Events In December - 23

Sunday, 28 February 2021

0245  On December - 23 zenobia, Queen of Palmyra  

0558  Childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62 on December - 23.  

0619  Boniface V begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

0679  Dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered on December - 23.  

0910  Naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar on this day in history.  

0913  On this day in history conrad of Franconia  

0918  On December - 23 conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies  

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 December - 23.  

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

1236  On December - 23 philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies  

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 December - 23.  

1544  Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) on this day in history.  

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

1568  Roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England on this day in history.  

1569  On this day in history st Philip of Moscow martyred by Ivan the Terrible  

1569  St Philip, metropolitan of Moscow, martyred by Ivan the Terrible on December - 23.  

1582  Severo Bonini, composer on this day in history.  

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

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  Construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins on December - 23.  

1620  French huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII on December - 23.  

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

1652  John Cotton, Mass Bay Puritan preacher, dies at 68 on December - 23.  

1672  On December - 23 giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, a satellite of Saturn  

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 this day in history joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer  

1690  John Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered on December - 23.  

1696  On December - 23 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  On this day in history birth of louis I, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1231)  

1174  On December - 23 birth of louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach  

1513  On this day in history birth of thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (d. 1577)  

1537  On December - 23 birth of king John III of Sweden (d. 1592)  

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

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

1582  On December - 23 birth of severo Bonini, composer  

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

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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  Death of Naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar on this day in history.  

0913  On December - 23 death of conrad of Franconia  

0918  On this day in history conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies  

1116  On December - 23 ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies  

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

1236  On December - 23 philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies  

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