Historical Events In April - 23
Sunday, 08 December 2019
0034 Christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton on April - 23.
0303 On this day in history george, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded
0725 Wihtred, King of Kent on April - 23.
0871 On April - 23 ethelred I, king of Wessex/brother of Alfred the Great, dies
0990 On this day in history ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies
0997 Vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40 on this day in history.
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 April - 23.
1014 On April - 23 brian Boru, king of Ireland, dies in battle at 87
1016 Aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies on this day in history.
1154 On April - 23 damascus surrenders to sultan Nur ad-Din van Aleppo
1229 Ferdinand III of Castile conquers CĂˇceres on April - 23.
1343 St. George's Night Uprising on this day in history.
1348 On this day in history english order of knighthood founded
1348 On this day in history 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 On April - 23 blaise/Blasius of Parma, Ital astrologist/philosopher/algebra, dies
1464 On this day in history johanna van Valois, Queen of France
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 April - 23 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 On April - 23 maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, naval commander
1616 On April - 23 netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England
1616 On this day in history miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69
1623 Jan Adam Reincken, composer on this day in history.
1625 Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1629 On this day in history john Commelin, director (Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam)
1633 Sweden & Protestant German monarchy form Union of Heilbronn on this day in history.
1635 On this day in history oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded
1649 Andreas Kneller, composer on April - 23.