Historical Events In July - 23
Saturday, 24 October 2020
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 On this day in history richarius, bishop of Luik (922-45), dies
1148 On this day in history crusaders attack Damascus
1215 Frederik II crowns himself Roman Catholic king on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], killed in battle at 39
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 On this day in history louis de Brézé, seigneur d'Anet, Marshal of Normandy and husband of Diane de Poitiers
1532 On this day in history karel I & evangelical monarchy signs Peace of Neurenberg
1540 Turkey recognizes Janos Sigismund Zapolyai as vassal-king of Hungary on this day in history.
1558 Battle at Grevelingen: Gen/earl Lamoraal van Egmont beat France on July - 23.
1568 On this day in history don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II, dies at about 23
1572 Willem van Oranges troops occupy Roermond on the Spanjaarden on July - 23.
1581 On this day in history 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 Caravaggio's 1st public commission for paintings on July - 23.
1632 Three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe, France on this day in history.
1645 On July - 23 aleksei Mihailovitch Romanov succeeds his father Michael as czar
1645 On July - 23 michael Fjodorovitsj, tsar of Russia (1613-45)/1st Romanov, dies
1659 Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer on July - 23.
1664 On July - 23 4 British ships to drive Dutch out of NY, arrive in Boston
1685 On July - 23 pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53
1690 On this day in history richard Gibson, minature painter, dies
1726 On this day in history benjamin Franklin sails back to Philadelphia
1727 Simon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain on this day in history.
1734 On July - 23 antonio Maria Gasparo Sacchini, opera composer [or Jun 14 1730]