Historical Events In July - 23
Thursday, 18 July 2019
0636 On July - 23 arabs gain control of most of Palestine from Byzantine Empire
0685 On July - 23 john V begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0945 Richarius, bishop of Luik (922-45), dies on July - 23.
1148 On July - 23 crusaders attack Damascus
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 this day in history jews are massacred at Wurzburg Germany
1339 Louis I, Duke of Anjou/King of Naples (Battle at Poitiers) on this day in history.
1373 On July - 23 birgitta van Sweden, Swedish saint, dies
1401 On July - 23 francesco Sfoza, soldier
1403 Battle of Shrewsbury fought by Percys against King Henry IV on this day in history.
1403 On July - 23 henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], killed in battle at 39
1431 Council of Basel opens on July - 23.
1453 Battle at Gavere: Philip the Good beats Gentse rebellion on July - 23.
1531 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 July - 23.
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 Georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies on this day in history.
1594 Groningen surrenders to earl Mauritius/Willem Louis on July - 23.
1599 On this day in history caravaggio's first public commission for paintings
1599 Caravaggio's 1st public commission for paintings on July - 23.
1632 On July - 23 three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe, France.
1645 Aleksei Mihailovitch Romanov succeeds his father Michael as czar on July - 23.
1645 Michael Fjodorovitsj, tsar of Russia (1613-45)/1st Romanov, dies on this day in history.
1659 On this day in history antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer
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 Richard Gibson, minature painter, dies on this day in history.
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 Antonio Maria Gasparo Sacchini, opera composer [or Jun 14 1730] on this day in history.