Historical Events In April - 23
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
0034 On April - 23 christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton
0303 On April - 23 george, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded
0725 On this day in history wihtred, King of Kent
0871 Ethelred I, king of Wessex/brother of Alfred the Great, dies on this day in history.
0990 Ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies on April - 23.
0997 Vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40 on this day in history.
1014 On April - 23 the Battle of Clontarf ends Danish rule in Ireland, but a Dane kills the Irish king Brian Boru, 87
1014 On this day in history king Brian Boru of Ireland beats Danes at Battle of Clontarf
1014 Brian Boru, king of Ireland, dies in battle at 87 on this day in history.
1016 Aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies on this day in history.
1154 Damascus surrenders to sultan Nur ad-Din van Aleppo on this day in history.
1229 On this day in history ferdinand III of Castile conquers Cáceres.
1343 On April - 23 st. George's Night Uprising.
1348 On April - 23 english order of knighthood founded
1348 On April - 23 first English order of knighthood founded (Order of the Garter)
1348 On this day in history 1st English order of knighthood founded (Order of Garter)
1416 Blaise/Blasius of Parma, Ital astrologist/philosopher/algebra, dies on April - 23.
1464 On April - 23 johanna van Valois, Queen of France
1484 On April - 23 julius Caesar Scaliger, Italy, scholar (On the Subtlety of Things)
1500 Pedro Cabral lands & annexes Brazil (Terra da Vera Cruz) on April - 23.
1500 On April - 23 alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician
1501 On this day in history portuguese navigator Pedro Cabral & 6 ships return to Lisbon
1504 On this day in history king Maximilian I routes troops to Bavaria
1564 The birth of William Shakespeare, English playwright on this day in history.
1597 On this day in history william Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance.
1598 On this day in history maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, naval commander
1616 On this day in history netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England
1616 On April - 23 miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69
1623 Jan Adam Reincken, composer on April - 23.
1625 On April - 23 maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, dies at 57
1629 On April - 23 john Commelin, director (Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam)
1633 Sweden & Protestant German monarchy form Union of Heilbronn on April - 23.
1635 On April - 23 oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded
1649 Andreas Kneller, composer on April - 23.