Historical Events In July - 23
Thursday, 23 May 2019
0636 On this day in history 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 Crusaders attack Damascus on July - 23.
1215 On this day in history frederik II crowns himself Roman Catholic king
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 On this day in history louis I, Duke of Anjou/King of Naples (Battle at Poitiers)
1373 On this day in history birgitta van Sweden, Swedish saint, dies
1401 Francesco Sfoza, soldier on July - 23.
1403 On July - 23 battle of Shrewsbury fought by Percys against King Henry IV
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 On this day in history battle at Gavere: Philip the Good beats Gentse rebellion
1531 Louis de Brézé, seigneur d'Anet, Marshal of Normandy and husband of Diane de Poitiers on July - 23.
1532 Karel I & evangelical monarchy signs Peace of Neurenberg on July - 23.
1540 Turkey recognizes Janos Sigismund Zapolyai as vassal-king of Hungary on July - 23.
1558 On this day in history battle at Grevelingen: Gen/earl Lamoraal van Egmont beat France
1568 On July - 23 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 Georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies on July - 23.
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 July - 23.
1632 On July - 23 three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe, France.
1645 On this day in history aleksei Mihailovitch Romanov succeeds his father Michael as czar
1645 On July - 23 michael Fjodorovitsj, tsar of Russia (1613-45)/1st Romanov, dies
1659 On this day in history antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer
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 July - 23.
1690 Richard Gibson, minature painter, dies on this day in history.
1726 Benjamin Franklin sails back to Philadelphia on July - 23.
1727 On July - 23 simon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain
1734 On July - 23 antonio Maria Gasparo Sacchini, opera composer [or Jun 14 1730]