Historical Events In July - 23
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
0636 Arabs gain control of most of Palestine from Byzantine Empire on this day in history.
0685 John V begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0945 On this day in history richarius, bishop of Luik (922-45), dies
1148 Crusaders attack Damascus on July - 23.
1215 On July - 23 frederik II crowns himself Roman Catholic king
1253 Jews are expelled from Vienne France by order of Pope Innocent III on July - 23.
1298 On this day in history jews are massacred at Wurzburg Germany
1339 Louis I, Duke of Anjou/King of Naples (Battle at Poitiers) on July - 23.
1373 Birgitta van Sweden, Swedish saint, dies on this day in history.
1401 On July - 23 francesco Sfoza, soldier
1403 Battle of Shrewsbury fought by Percys against King Henry IV on July - 23.
1403 On this day in history henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], killed in battle at 39
1431 On this day in history council of Basel opens
1453 Battle at Gavere: Philip the Good beats Gentse rebellion on July - 23.
1531 On this day in history louis de BrĂ©zĂ©, seigneur d'Anet, Marshal of Normandy and husband of Diane de Poitiers
1532 On July - 23 karel I & evangelical monarchy signs Peace of Neurenberg
1540 Turkey recognizes Janos Sigismund Zapolyai as vassal-king of Hungary on this day in history.
1558 Battle at Grevelingen: Gen/earl Lamoraal van Egmont beat France on this day in history.
1568 On this day in history don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II, dies at about 23
1572 Willem van Oranges troops occupy Roermond on the Spanjaarden on this day in history.
1581 On this day in history georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies
1594 Groningen surrenders to earl Mauritius/Willem Louis on July - 23.
1599 On July - 23 caravaggio's first public commission for paintings
1599 On July - 23 caravaggio's 1st public commission for paintings
1632 Three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe, France on July - 23.
1645 On this day in history aleksei Mihailovitch Romanov succeeds his father Michael as czar
1645 Michael Fjodorovitsj, tsar of Russia (1613-45)/1st Romanov, dies on July - 23.
1659 Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer on this day in history.
1664 4 British ships to drive Dutch out of NY, arrive in Boston on this day in history.
1685 Pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1690 On this day in history richard Gibson, minature painter, dies
1726 Benjamin Franklin sails back to Philadelphia on July - 23.
1727 Simon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain on July - 23.
1734 On July - 23 antonio Maria Gasparo Sacchini, opera composer [or Jun 14 1730]