Historical Events In April - 23
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
0034 Christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton on this day in history.
0303 George, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded on April - 23.
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 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 this day in history 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 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 On April - 23 damascus surrenders to sultan Nur ad-Din van Aleppo
1229 Ferdinand III of Castile conquers Cáceres on this day in history.
1343 On this day in history st. George's Night Uprising.
1348 On April - 23 english order of knighthood founded
1348 On this day in history 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 Johanna van Valois, Queen of France on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1500 Alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician on April - 23.
1501 Portuguese navigator Pedro Cabral & 6 ships return to Lisbon on April - 23.
1504 King Maximilian I routes troops to Bavaria on April - 23.
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 On April - 23 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 Jan Adam Reincken, composer on this day in history.
1625 On this day in history 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 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded on this day in history.
1649 Andreas Kneller, composer on this day in history.