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Historical Events In August - 23

Monday, 24 June 2019

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  On this day in history battle at Florence: Stilicho's Roman army beats Radagaisus' Barbarians  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0476  On this day in history odoacer elected King of Byzantine  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1046  King Henry III gives money to Utrecht Deventer diocese on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1106  Magnus, Duke of Saxony on this day in history.  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  On this day in history william Wallace, Scottish patriot, hanged, disemboweled & beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1328  Battle at Kassel: French troops stop uprising of Flemish farmers on this day in history.  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 August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1514  Battle of Chaldiran ended with a decisive victory for the Sultan Selim I, Ottoman Empire, over the Shah Ismail I, Safavids founder on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1519  Philibert Berthelier, Swiss patriot on August - 23.  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  Guillaume Budé, French scholar on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1541  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 on August - 23.  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  Bishop Stephen Gardiner appointed English Lord Chancellor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1555  Calvinists are granted rights in the Netherlands on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1566  On August - 23 beeldenstorm reaches Amsterdam  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  On this day in history frobisher Bay NWT, Martin Frobisher c1539-1594 kidnaps three Inuit, then sets sail for England.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1582  French van Valois pays tribute to earl of Flanders on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1591  On this day in history luis de Leon, scholar/poet, dies  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1617  1st one-way streets open (London) on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1668  Artus Quellinus, Flemish sculptor (Amsterdam townhall), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0686  On this day in history birth of charles Martel, grandfather of Charlemagne (d. 741)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1486  Siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat was born on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1524  On August - 23 birth of francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat (Anti-Tribonien)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Pianto d'Italia) was born on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1623  On this day in history birth of stanisław Lubieniecki, Polish astronomer (d. 1675)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1724  Abraham Yates, American Continental Congressman (d. 1796) was born on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1727  Friedrich Hartmann Graf, composer was born on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1740  On August - 23 birth of ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0093  Death of Gnaeus Julius Agricola, Roman Governor of Britain (b. 40) 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

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

1176  On this day in history death of emperor Rokujo of Japan (b. 1164)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1305  On August - 23 death of william Wallace, Scottish patriot, hanged, disemboweled & beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1328  Nicolaas Zannekin, leader of rebel Flemish farmers, dies in battle on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1387  Death of King Olav IV of Norway (b. 1370) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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