Historical Events In July - 23
Thursday, 28 September 2023
0636 On July - 23 arabs gain control of most of Palestine from Byzantine Empire
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 On this day in history 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 July - 23.
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 this day in history francesco Sfoza, soldier
1403 Battle of Shrewsbury fought by Percys against King Henry IV on this day in history.
1403 On this day in history henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], killed in battle at 39
1431 Council of Basel opens on July - 23.
1453 On July - 23 battle at Gavere: Philip the Good beats Gentse rebellion
1531 On this day in history louis de BrÃ©zÃ©, 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 this day in history.
1568 On July - 23 don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II, dies at about 23
1572 On July - 23 willem van Oranges troops occupy Roermond on the Spanjaarden
1581 Georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies on July - 23.
1594 Groningen surrenders to earl Mauritius/Willem Louis on July - 23.
1599 Caravaggio's first public commission for paintings on July - 23.
1599 On July - 23 caravaggio's 1st public commission for paintings
1632 Three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe, France on July - 23.
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 July - 23.
1664 4 British ships to drive Dutch out of NY, arrive in Boston on July - 23.
1685 Pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53 on July - 23.
1690 Richard Gibson, minature painter, dies on July - 23.
1726 Benjamin Franklin sails back to Philadelphia on this day in history.
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 July - 23.