Historical Events In April - 23
Monday, 24 June 2019
0034 On April - 23 christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton
0303 On this day in history george, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded
0725 Wihtred, King of Kent on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
0997 Vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40 on this day in history.
1014 The Battle of Clontarf ends Danish rule in Ireland, but a Dane kills the Irish king Brian Boru, 87 on April - 23.
1014 On this day in history 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 Damascus surrenders to sultan Nur ad-Din van Aleppo on April - 23.
1229 On April - 23 ferdinand III of Castile conquers Cáceres.
1343 St. George's Night Uprising on this day in history.
1348 English order of knighthood founded on April - 23.
1348 First English order of knighthood founded (Order of the Garter) on this day in history.
1348 1st English order of knighthood founded (Order of Garter) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance on April - 23.
1598 On this day in history maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, naval commander
1616 Netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England on this day in history.
1616 On April - 23 miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69
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 this day in history.
1633 On April - 23 sweden & Protestant German monarchy form Union of Heilbronn
1635 Oldest US public institution, Boston Latin School founded on this day in history.
1649 On April - 23 andreas Kneller, composer