Historical Events In December - 23
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
0245 On December - 23 zenobia, Queen of Palmyra
0558 Childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62 on December - 23.
0619 On December - 23 boniface V begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0679 On this day in history dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered
0910 On December - 23 naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar
0913 On December - 23 conrad of Franconia
0918 Conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies on this day in history.
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 On December - 23 ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies
1174 On December - 23 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 this day in history.
1493 Georg Alt's German translation of Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle is published on December - 23.
1502 On December - 23 margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57
1544 Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) on this day in history.
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 this day in history st Philip of Moscow martyred by Ivan the Terrible
1569 On December - 23 st Philip, metropolitan of Moscow, martyred by Ivan the Terrible
1582 Severo Bonini, composer on this day in history.
1588 Hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37 on December - 23.
1597 Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" on this day in history.
1619 Johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47 on December - 23.
1620 Construction on the Plymouth Settlement Begins on this day in history.
1620 On this day in history french huguenots declare war on King Louis XIII
1644 Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer on this day in history.
1652 On this day in history john Cotton, Mass Bay Puritan preacher, dies at 68
1672 Giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, a satellite of Saturn on this day in history.
1688 English king Jacob II flees to France on this day in history.
1688 On this day in history jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21
1689 Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer on December - 23.
1690 John Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered on this day in history.
1696 Johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.