Historical Events In April - 23
Friday, 14 December 2018
0034 Christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton on this day in history.
0303 On this day in history 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 April - 23.
0990 Ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies on April - 23.
0997 On April - 23 vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40
1014 The Battle of Clontarf ends Danish rule in Ireland, but a Dane kills the Irish king Brian Boru, 87 on this day in history.
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 this day in history damascus surrenders to sultan Nur ad-Din van Aleppo
1229 On April - 23 ferdinand III of Castile conquers Cáceres.
1343 On April - 23 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 On this day in history 1st English order of knighthood founded (Order of Garter)
1416 On this day in history blaise/Blasius of Parma, Ital astrologist/philosopher/algebra, dies
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 Alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician on this day in history.
1501 On this day in history portuguese navigator Pedro Cabral & 6 ships return to Lisbon
1504 On April - 23 king Maximilian I routes troops to Bavaria
1564 On April - 23 the birth of William Shakespeare, English playwright
1597 On April - 23 william Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance.
1598 Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, naval commander on April - 23.
1616 Netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England on April - 23.
1616 Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69 on April - 23.
1623 On this day in history jan Adam Reincken, composer
1625 Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, dies at 57 on April - 23.
1629 On April - 23 john Commelin, director (Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam)
1633 Sweden & Protestant German monarchy form Union of Heilbronn on April - 23.
1635 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded on this day in history.
1649 On this day in history andreas Kneller, composer