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Historical Events In December - 23

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

0245  Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra on December - 23.  

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

0619  On this day in history boniface V begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

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

0910  Naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar on December - 23.  

0913  Conrad of Franconia on December - 23.  

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

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

1174  On this day in history louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach  

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

1236  Philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies on this day in history.  

1482  Peace of Atrecht on December - 23.  

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 December - 23 roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1620  Construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins on this day in history.  

1620  French huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII on this day in history.  

1644  On this day in history tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer  

1652  On this day in history john Cotton, Mass Bay Puritan preacher, dies at 68  

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  On this day in history jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21  

1689  On December - 23 joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer  

1690  On December - 23 john Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered  

1696  Johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

1513  Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (d. 1577) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1548  On December - 23 birth of pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)  

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 December - 23.  

0910  Death of Naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar on December - 23.  

0913  On this day in history death of conrad of Franconia  

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

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

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