Historical Events In January - 23
Friday, 24 May 2019
0393 On January - 23 roman Emperor Theodosius I proclaims his nine year old son Honorius co-emperor.
0638 On this day in history start of Islamic calendar
0909 On January - 23 john of Rila aka Saint Ivan and the fable of two pies.
0971 In China, the war elephant corps of the Southern Han are soundly defeated at Shao by crossbow fire from Song Dynasty troops. The Southern Han state is forced to submit to the Song Dynasty, ending not only Southern Han rule, but also the first regular war elephant corps employed in a Chinese army that had gained the Southern Han victories throughout the 10th century on this day in history.
1002 The Holy Roman Emperor Otto III dies of malaria January 23 at age 21 while conducting a campaign against the Romans on this day in history.
1002 On January - 23 otto III, German king/emperor 983/996-1002, dies at 21
1265 On January - 23 1st English Parliament formally convened (some authorities)
1356 On January - 23 margaretha of Bavaria, Emperess of Germany, dies
1368 On this day in history in a coronation ceremony, Zhu Yuanzhang ascends to the throne of China as the Hongwu Emperor, initiating Ming Dynasty rule over China that would last for three centuries.
1490 On January - 23 first printing of Ramban's Sha'ar ha-Gemul
1490 On January - 23 1st printing of Ramban's Sha'ar ha-Gemul
1492 "Pentateuch" (Jewish holy book) first printed on this day in history.
1492 "Pentateuch" (Jewish holy book) 1st printed on January - 23.
1516 Ferdinand II, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 63 on January - 23.
1546 On January - 23 having published nothing for eleven years, Francois Rabelais publishes the Tiers Livre, his sequel to Gargantua and Pantagruel.
1548 Bernardo Pisano, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1552 On January - 23 2nd version of Book of Common Prayer becomes mandatory in England
1552 On January - 23 2nd version of Book of Common Prayer becomes manditory in England
1556 On this day in history most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China
1556 On January - 23 most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China
1570 On January - 23 earl of Moray, regent of Scotland, assassinated; civil war breaks out
1571 On January - 23 queen Elizabeth I opens Royal Exchange in London
1571 On this day in history the Royal Exchange, in London, is founded
1574 On this day in history lucas I Franchoys, Belgian painter
1579 On this day in history union of Utrecht signed, forming protestant Dutch Republic
1582 On this day in history john Barclay, Scottish satirist/Latin poet (Argenis)
1622 On January - 23 william Baffin, British explorer, dies at about 38
1631 On this day in history france &Sweden sign anti-German Treaty of Bärwald
1631 On January - 23 france & Sweden sign anti-German Treaty of Barwald
1637 On January - 23 dutch Governor Johan Mauritius lands in Pernambuco Brazil
1639 On this day in history francisco Maldonado da Silva Solis, Peruvian poet, burned at stake
1643 On January - 23 sir Thomas Fairfax takes Leeds for the Parliamentarians
1643 Sir Thomas Fairfax takes Leeds for Parliamentarians on this day in history.
1647 Scottish Presbyterians sell captured Charles I to English parliament on this day in history.