Historical Events In July - 23
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
0636 On July - 23 arabs gain control of most of Palestine from Byzantine Empire
0685 John V begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0945 On July - 23 richarius, bishop of Luik (922-45), dies
1148 On this day in history crusaders attack Damascus
1215 Frederik II crowns himself Roman Catholic king on July - 23.
1253 Jews are expelled from Vienne France by order of Pope Innocent III on this day in history.
1298 On July - 23 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 this day in history francesco Sfoza, soldier
1403 On July - 23 battle of Shrewsbury fought by Percys against King Henry IV
1403 On this day in history henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], killed in battle at 39
1431 On July - 23 council of Basel opens
1453 On this day in history battle at Gavere: Philip the Good beats Gentse rebellion
1531 On July - 23 louis de BrĂ©zĂ©, seigneur d'Anet, Marshal of Normandy and husband of Diane de Poitiers
1532 On this day in history karel I & evangelical monarchy signs Peace of Neurenberg
1540 On this day in history turkey recognizes Janos Sigismund Zapolyai as vassal-king of Hungary
1558 Battle at Grevelingen: Gen/earl Lamoraal van Egmont beat France on this day in history.
1568 Don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II, dies at about 23 on this day in history.
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 On July - 23 groningen surrenders to earl Mauritius/Willem Louis
1599 Caravaggio's first public commission for paintings on July - 23.
1599 Caravaggio's 1st public commission for paintings on this day in history.
1632 On July - 23 three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe, France.
1645 On July - 23 aleksei Mihailovitch Romanov succeeds his father Michael as czar
1645 Michael Fjodorovitsj, tsar of Russia (1613-45)/1st Romanov, dies on this day in history.
1659 Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer on July - 23.
1664 On this day in history 4 British ships to drive Dutch out of NY, arrive in Boston
1685 Pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1690 Richard Gibson, minature painter, dies on July - 23.
1726 Benjamin Franklin sails back to Philadelphia on this day in history.
1727 Simon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain on July - 23.
1734 On this day in history antonio Maria Gasparo Sacchini, opera composer [or Jun 14 1730]