Historical Events In April - 23
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0034 On this day in history christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton
0303 On this day in history george, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded
0725 On April - 23 wihtred, King of Kent
0871 Ethelred I, king of Wessex/brother of Alfred the Great, dies on April - 23.
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 April - 23.
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 April - 23 king Brian Boru of Ireland beats Danes at Battle of Clontarf
1014 Brian Boru, king of Ireland, dies in battle at 87 on April - 23.
1016 Aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies on April - 23.
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 St. George's Night Uprising on this day in history.
1348 On April - 23 english order of knighthood founded
1348 First English order of knighthood founded (Order of the Garter) on this day in history.
1348 On this day in history 1st English order of knighthood founded (Order of Garter)
1416 On April - 23 blaise/Blasius of Parma, Ital astrologist/philosopher/algebra, dies
1464 Johanna van Valois, Queen of France on April - 23.
1484 On this day in history 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 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 The birth of William Shakespeare, English playwright on April - 23.
1597 On April - 23 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 April - 23 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 On April - 23 maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, dies at 57
1629 John Commelin, director (Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam) on April - 23.
1633 Sweden & Protestant German monarchy form Union of Heilbronn on this day in history.
1635 On April - 23 oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded
1649 On April - 23 andreas Kneller, composer