Historical Events In April - 23
Sunday, 29 January 2023
0034 On April - 23 christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton
0303 George, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded on this day in history.
0725 Wihtred, King of Kent on April - 23.
0871 On this day in history ethelred I, king of Wessex/brother of Alfred the Great, dies
0990 Ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies on this day in history.
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 King Brian Boru of Ireland beats Danes at Battle of Clontarf on this day in history.
1014 Brian Boru, king of Ireland, dies in battle at 87 on April - 23.
1016 On April - 23 aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies
1154 Damascus surrenders to sultan Nur ad-Din van Aleppo on April - 23.
1229 On this day in history ferdinand III of Castile conquers Cáceres.
1343 On April - 23 st. George's Night Uprising.
1348 English order of knighthood founded on April - 23.
1348 On April - 23 first English order of knighthood founded (Order of the Garter)
1348 1st English order of knighthood founded (Order of Garter) on this day in history.
1416 Blaise/Blasius of Parma, Ital astrologist/philosopher/algebra, dies on this day in history.
1464 On this day in history johanna van Valois, Queen of France
1484 On April - 23 julius Caesar Scaliger, Italy, scholar (On the Subtlety of Things)
1500 On April - 23 pedro Cabral lands & annexes Brazil (Terra da Vera Cruz)
1500 On this day in history alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician
1501 Portuguese navigator Pedro Cabral & 6 ships return to Lisbon on this day in history.
1504 King Maximilian I routes troops to Bavaria on April - 23.
1564 On April - 23 the birth of William Shakespeare, English playwright
1597 William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance on April - 23.
1598 Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, naval commander on this day in history.
1616 On this day in history netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England
1616 Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69 on April - 23.
1623 On April - 23 jan Adam Reincken, composer
1625 Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, dies at 57 on April - 23.
1629 John Commelin, director (Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam) on April - 23.
1633 On this day in history sweden & Protestant German monarchy form Union of Heilbronn
1635 On April - 23 oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded
1649 On April - 23 andreas Kneller, composer