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Historical Events In August - 23

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

0079  Mount Vesuvius begins stirring, on the feast day of Vulcan, the Roman god of fire on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0406  Battle at Florence: Stilicho's Roman army beats Radagaisus' Barbarians on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0476  Odoacer elected King of Byzantine on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0634  Aboe Bekr Abd Allah, [al-Siddik], friend/successor of Mohammed, dies on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1046  On August - 23 king Henry III gives money to Utrecht Deventer diocese  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1106  Magnus, Duke of Saxony on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1305  On this day in history william Wallace, Scottish patriot, is executed for high treason by Edward I of England.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1305  William Wallace, Scottish patriot, hanged, disemboweled & beheaded on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1328  On August - 23 battle at Kassel: French troops stop uprising of Flemish farmers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1328  On August - 23 nicolaas Zannekin, leader of rebel Flemish farmers, dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1441  Holland & Hanzesteden sign cease fire treaty on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1486  Siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1507  Jean Molinet, Burgundy historian (Chroniques), dies at about 72 on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1514  On this day in history battle of Chaldiran ended with a decisive victory for the Sultan Selim I, Ottoman Empire, over the Shah Ismail I, Safavids founder.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1519  On August - 23 philibert Berthelier, Swiss patriot  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1524  On this day in history francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat (Anti-Tribonien)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1540  On this day in history guillaume BudĂ©, French scholar  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1541  On this day in history jacques Cartier 1491-1557 arrives at Iroquois village of Stadacona on his third trip to Canada; starts to build Charlesbourg-Royale at western tip of Cape Diamond; first French fort in Canada; first French settlement in America.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1541  On August - 23 french explorer Jacques Cartier lands near Quebec City in his third voyage to Canada.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1542  On August - 23 rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1553  On this day in history bishop Stephen Gardiner appointed English Lord Chancellor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1555  On this day in history calvinists are granted rights in the Netherlands.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1566  Beeldenstorm reaches Amsterdam on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  Frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1582  On August - 23 french van Valois pays tribute to earl of Flanders  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1591  Luis de Leon, scholar/poet, dies on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  On August - 23 fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Pianto d'Italia)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1595  On this day in history michael the Brave confronts the Ottoman army in the Battle of Calugareni.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1614  University of Groningen opens on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1617  First one-way streets established (London) on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1617  On this day in history 1st one-way streets open (London)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1618  Gerbrant A Bredero, poet/playwright (Moortje), dies at 33 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1628  George Viliers, 1st duke of Buckingham, assassinated by Felton at 36 on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1668  Artus Quellinus, Flemish sculptor (Amsterdam townhall), dies on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0686  Charles Martel, grandfather of Charlemagne (d. 741) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1486  Siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1524  On this day in history birth of francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat (Anti-Tribonien)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  On this day in history birth of fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Pianto d'Italia)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1623  On August - 23 birth of stanisĹ‚aw Lubieniecki, Polish astronomer (d. 1675)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1724  Abraham Yates, American Continental Congressman (d. 1796) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1727  On August - 23 birth of friedrich Hartmann Graf, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1740  Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41) was born on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0093  On August - 23 death of gnaeus Julius Agricola, Roman Governor of Britain (b. 40)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0634  On this day in history aboe Bekr Abd Allah, [al-Siddik], friend/successor of Mohammed, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1106  On this day in history death of magnus, Duke of Saxony  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1176  On August - 23 death of emperor Rokujo of Japan (b. 1164)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1305  Death of William Wallace, Scottish patriot, hanged, disemboweled & beheaded on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1328  Nicolaas Zannekin, leader of rebel Flemish farmers, dies in battle on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1387  Death of King Olav IV of Norway (b. 1370) on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1507  On this day in history jean Molinet, Burgundy historian (Chroniques), dies at about 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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