Historical Events In July - 23
Thursday, 24 January 2019
0636 Arabs gain control of most of Palestine from Byzantine Empire on this day in history.
0685 On July - 23 john V begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0945 Richarius, bishop of Luik (922-45), dies on this day in history.
1148 On July - 23 crusaders attack Damascus
1215 Frederik II crowns himself Roman Catholic king on this day in history.
1253 Jews are expelled from Vienne France by order of Pope Innocent III on this day in history.
1298 Jews are massacred at Wurzburg Germany on this day in history.
1339 On this day in history louis I, Duke of Anjou/King of Naples (Battle at Poitiers)
1373 Birgitta van Sweden, Swedish saint, dies on this day in history.
1401 Francesco Sfoza, soldier on this day in history.
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 July - 23.
1431 On July - 23 council of Basel opens
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1572 On July - 23 willem van Oranges troops occupy Roermond on the Spanjaarden
1581 On July - 23 georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies
1594 Groningen surrenders to earl Mauritius/Willem Louis on July - 23.
1599 Caravaggio's first public commission for paintings on this day in history.
1599 On this day in history caravaggio's 1st public commission for paintings
1632 On this day in history 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 July - 23 antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer
1664 4 British ships to drive Dutch out of NY, arrive in Boston on July - 23.
1685 On July - 23 pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53
1690 On July - 23 richard Gibson, minature painter, dies
1726 On July - 23 benjamin Franklin sails back to Philadelphia
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 July - 23.