Historical Events In July - 23
Friday, 22 October 2021
0636 Arabs gain control of most of Palestine from Byzantine Empire on July - 23.
0685 On this day in history john V begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0945 Richarius, bishop of Luik (922-45), dies on July - 23.
1148 Crusaders attack Damascus on July - 23.
1215 Frederik II crowns himself Roman Catholic king on July - 23.
1253 On July - 23 jews are expelled from Vienne France by order of Pope Innocent III
1298 On July - 23 jews are massacred at Wurzburg Germany
1339 Louis I, Duke of Anjou/King of Naples (Battle at Poitiers) on this day in history.
1373 Birgitta van Sweden, Swedish saint, dies on July - 23.
1401 Francesco Sfoza, soldier on July - 23.
1403 Battle of Shrewsbury fought by Percys against King Henry IV on this day in history.
1403 Henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], killed in battle at 39 on July - 23.
1431 Council of Basel opens on this day in history.
1453 On July - 23 battle at Gavere: Philip the Good beats Gentse rebellion
1531 On July - 23 louis de Brézé, seigneur d'Anet, Marshal of Normandy and husband of Diane de Poitiers
1532 Karel I & evangelical monarchy signs Peace of Neurenberg on July - 23.
1540 On July - 23 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 July - 23.
1572 On July - 23 willem van Oranges troops occupy Roermond on the Spanjaarden
1581 Georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies on July - 23.
1594 Groningen surrenders to earl Mauritius/Willem Louis on this day in history.
1599 On this day in history caravaggio's first public commission for paintings
1599 Caravaggio's 1st public commission for paintings on this day in history.
1632 Three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe, France on July - 23.
1645 Aleksei Mihailovitch Romanov succeeds his father Michael as czar on this day in history.
1645 On this day in history michael Fjodorovitsj, tsar of Russia (1613-45)/1st Romanov, dies
1659 Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer on this day in history.
1664 On July - 23 4 British ships to drive Dutch out of NY, arrive in Boston
1685 Pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53 on July - 23.
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 this day in history.
1734 Antonio Maria Gasparo Sacchini, opera composer [or Jun 14 1730] on this day in history.