Historical Events In December - 23
Thursday, 12 December 2019
0245 On December - 23 zenobia, Queen of Palmyra
0558 On December - 23 childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62
0619 On this day in history boniface V begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0679 On December - 23 dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered
0910 Naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar on this day in history.
0913 On this day in history conrad of Franconia
0918 On December - 23 conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies
0962 On December - 23 byzantine-Arab Wars: Under the future Emperor Nicephorus Phocas, Byzantine troops stormed the city of Aleppo, recovering the tattered tunic of John the Baptist.
1116 Ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies on December - 23.
1174 Louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach on this day in history.
1230 Berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England on December - 23.
1236 On this day in history philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies
1482 On this day in history peace of Atrecht
1493 Georg Alt's German translation of Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle is published on December - 23.
1502 Margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57 on December - 23.
1544 On December - 23 anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)
1548 On this day in history pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)
1568 Roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England on December - 23.
1569 On December - 23 st Philip of Moscow martyred by Ivan the Terrible
1569 On this day in history st Philip, metropolitan of Moscow, martyred by Ivan the Terrible
1582 On this day in history severo Bonini, composer
1588 Hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37 on December - 23.
1597 On December - 23 martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"
1619 Johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47 on December - 23.
1620 Construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins on December - 23.
1620 French huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII on this day in history.
1644 On this day in history tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer
1652 On December - 23 john Cotton, Mass Bay Puritan preacher, dies at 68
1672 Giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, a satellite of Saturn on December - 23.
1688 English king Jacob II flees to France on December - 23.
1688 On December - 23 jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21
1689 On this day in history joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer
1690 John Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered on December - 23.
1696 Johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60 on December - 23.