Historical Events In April - 23
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
0034 On this day in history christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton
0303 On April - 23 george, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded
0725 Wihtred, King of Kent on April - 23.
0871 Ethelred I, king of Wessex/brother of Alfred the Great, dies on this day in history.
0990 On April - 23 ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies
0997 On April - 23 vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40
1014 On this day in history 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 On April - 23 brian Boru, king of Ireland, dies in battle at 87
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 this day in history.
1229 Ferdinand III of Castile conquers CĂˇceres on this day in history.
1343 On this day in history 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 April - 23.
1416 Blaise/Blasius of Parma, Ital astrologist/philosopher/algebra, dies on April - 23.
1464 On this day in history johanna van Valois, Queen of France
1484 Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italy, scholar (On the Subtlety of Things) on this day in history.
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 April - 23.
1504 King Maximilian I routes troops to Bavaria on this day in history.
1564 The birth of William Shakespeare, English playwright on this day in history.
1597 William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance on this day in history.
1598 Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, naval commander on April - 23.
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 Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, dies at 57 on April - 23.
1629 On this day in history john Commelin, director (Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam)
1633 On April - 23 sweden & Protestant German monarchy form Union of Heilbronn
1635 On April - 23 oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded
1649 Andreas Kneller, composer on April - 23.