Historical Events In December - 23
Monday, 22 April 2019
0245 On this day in history zenobia, Queen of Palmyra
0558 On December - 23 childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62
0619 Boniface V begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0679 On December - 23 dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered
0910 On this day in history naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar
0913 On December - 23 conrad of Franconia
0918 Conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies on December - 23.
0962 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1174 On this day in history louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach
1230 On December - 23 berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England
1236 On this day in history philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies
1482 Peace of Atrecht on December - 23.
1493 Georg Alt's German translation of Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle is published on this day in history.
1502 Margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1544 Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) on December - 23.
1548 Pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae) on December - 23.
1568 On December - 23 roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England
1569 On December - 23 st Philip of Moscow martyred by Ivan the Terrible
1569 On December - 23 st Philip, metropolitan of Moscow, martyred by Ivan the Terrible
1582 On December - 23 severo Bonini, composer
1588 Hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37 on this day in history.
1597 On December - 23 martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"
1619 On December - 23 johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47
1620 Construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins on this day in history.
1620 On December - 23 french huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII
1644 Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer on December - 23.
1652 John Cotton, Mass Bay Puritan preacher, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1672 Giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, a satellite of Saturn on December - 23.
1688 On this day in history english king Jacob II flees to France
1688 On this day in history jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21
1689 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer on December - 23.
1690 On this day in history john Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered
1696 Johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60 on December - 23.