Historical Events In April - 23
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
0034 Christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton on this day in history.
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 April - 23.
0990 On this day in history ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies
0997 On this day in history vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40
1014 On April - 23 the Battle of Clontarf ends Danish rule in Ireland, but a Dane kills the Irish king Brian Boru, 87
1014 On this day in history king Brian Boru of Ireland beats Danes at Battle of Clontarf
1014 Brian Boru, king of Ireland, dies in battle at 87 on April - 23.
1016 On this day in history 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 this day in history ferdinand III of Castile conquers Cáceres.
1343 St. George's Night Uprising on April - 23.
1348 On this day in history english order of knighthood founded
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 On April - 23 blaise/Blasius of Parma, Ital astrologist/philosopher/algebra, dies
1464 On April - 23 johanna van Valois, Queen of France
1484 Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italy, scholar (On the Subtlety of Things) on April - 23.
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 this day in history.
1564 The birth of William Shakespeare, English playwright on this day in history.
1597 On this day in history william Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance.
1598 On this day in history maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, naval commander
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 Jan Adam Reincken, composer on April - 23.
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 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 this day in history andreas Kneller, composer