Historical Events In July - 23
Friday, 20 September 2019
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 Crusaders attack Damascus on this day in history.
1215 On this day in history frederik II crowns himself Roman Catholic king
1253 On this day in history 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 On this day in history birgitta van Sweden, Swedish saint, dies
1401 On July - 23 francesco Sfoza, soldier
1403 Battle of Shrewsbury fought by Percys against King Henry IV on July - 23.
1403 On this day in history henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], killed in battle at 39
1431 On July - 23 council of Basel opens
1453 Battle at Gavere: Philip the Good beats Gentse rebellion on July - 23.
1531 On July - 23 louis de BrĂ©zĂ©, 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 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 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 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 this day in history.
1599 On this day in history caravaggio's 1st public commission for paintings
1632 Three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe, France on July - 23.
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 this day in history.
1659 On this day in history antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer
1664 On July - 23 4 British ships to drive Dutch out of NY, arrive in Boston
1685 Pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1690 On July - 23 richard Gibson, minature painter, dies
1726 On July - 23 benjamin Franklin sails back to Philadelphia
1727 On this day in history simon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain
1734 On this day in history antonio Maria Gasparo Sacchini, opera composer [or Jun 14 1730]