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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.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1513  Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (d. 1577) was born on December - 23.  

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

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  On December - 23 birth of martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"  

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Famous Deaths In December - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

0679  On this day in history death of dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered  

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

0913  Death of Conrad of Franconia on December - 23.  

0918  Conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies on December - 23.  

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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