Historical Events In January - 23
Friday, 15 November 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 January - 23.
1002 On January - 23 the Holy Roman Emperor Otto III dies of malaria January 23 at age 21 while conducting a campaign against the Romans
1002 On this day in history otto III, German king/emperor 983/996-1002, dies at 21
1265 On this day in history 1st English Parliament formally convened (some authorities)
1356 Margaretha of Bavaria, Emperess of Germany, dies on January - 23.
1368 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 on January - 23.
1490 First printing of Ramban's Sha'ar ha-Gemul on January - 23.
1490 On January - 23 1st printing of Ramban's Sha'ar ha-Gemul
1492 On January - 23 "Pentateuch" (Jewish holy book) first printed
1492 On this day in history "Pentateuch" (Jewish holy book) 1st printed
1516 Ferdinand II, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1546 On this day in history having published nothing for eleven years, Francois Rabelais publishes the Tiers Livre, his sequel to Gargantua and Pantagruel.
1548 On January - 23 bernardo Pisano, composer, dies at 57
1552 2nd version of Book of Common Prayer becomes mandatory in England on January - 23.
1552 2nd version of Book of Common Prayer becomes manditory in England on this day in history.
1556 Most deadly earthquake kills 830,000 in Shansi Province, China on January - 23.
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 Queen Elizabeth I opens Royal Exchange in London on January - 23.
1571 The Royal Exchange, in London, is founded on January - 23.
1574 Lucas I Franchoys, Belgian painter on January - 23.
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 this day in history william Baffin, British explorer, dies at about 38
1631 France &Sweden sign anti-German Treaty of Bärwald on this day in history.
1631 On January - 23 france & Sweden sign anti-German Treaty of Barwald
1637 On this day in history dutch Governor Johan Mauritius lands in Pernambuco Brazil
1639 On January - 23 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.