Historical Events In July - 23
Thursday, 28 May 2020
0636 Arabs gain control of most of Palestine from Byzantine Empire on this day in history.
0685 On this day in history john V begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0945 Richarius, bishop of Luik (922-45), dies on this day in history.
1148 On this day in history crusaders attack Damascus
1215 On July - 23 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 this day in history.
1403 Battle of Shrewsbury fought by Percys against King Henry IV on July - 23.
1403 On July - 23 henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], killed in battle at 39
1431 On this day in history council of Basel opens
1453 On July - 23 battle at Gavere: Philip the Good beats Gentse rebellion
1531 On this day in history louis de BrĂ©zĂ©, 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 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 this day in history.
1568 On July - 23 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 On this day in history groningen surrenders to earl Mauritius/Willem Louis
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 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 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 4 British ships to drive Dutch out of NY, arrive in Boston on this day in history.
1685 On this day in history pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53
1690 On July - 23 richard Gibson, minature painter, dies
1726 Benjamin Franklin sails back to Philadelphia on this day in history.
1727 Simon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain on July - 23.
1734 Antonio Maria Gasparo Sacchini, opera composer [or Jun 14 1730] on July - 23.