Historical Events In July - 23
Wednesday, 22 January 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 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 Jews are massacred at Wurzburg Germany on July - 23.
1339 Louis I, Duke of Anjou/King of Naples (Battle at Poitiers) on July - 23.
1373 Birgitta van Sweden, Swedish saint, dies on July - 23.
1401 Francesco Sfoza, soldier on this day in history.
1403 Battle of Shrewsbury fought by Percys against King Henry IV on July - 23.
1403 Henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], killed in battle at 39 on this day in history.
1431 Council of Basel opens on this day in history.
1453 Battle at Gavere: Philip the Good beats Gentse rebellion on July - 23.
1531 Louis de BrĂ©zĂ©, seigneur d'Anet, Marshal of Normandy and husband of Diane de Poitiers on July - 23.
1532 On July - 23 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 On this day in history battle at Grevelingen: Gen/earl Lamoraal van Egmont beat France
1568 On this day in history don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II, dies at about 23
1572 On this day in history willem van Oranges troops occupy Roermond on the Spanjaarden
1581 Georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies on this day in history.
1594 Groningen surrenders to earl Mauritius/Willem Louis on this day in history.
1599 On July - 23 caravaggio's first public commission for paintings
1599 Caravaggio's 1st public commission for paintings on this day in history.
1632 On this day in history 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 July - 23.
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 this day in history.
1690 Richard Gibson, minature painter, dies on July - 23.
1726 On this day in history benjamin Franklin sails back to Philadelphia
1727 On July - 23 simon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain
1734 Antonio Maria Gasparo Sacchini, opera composer [or Jun 14 1730] on this day in history.