Historical Events In June - 23
Wednesday, 17 August 2022
0758 On June - 23 ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher/disciple of Hui-neng, dies at 74
0930 World's oldest parliament, the Iceland Parliament, established on this day in history.
1018 On this day in history henry I of Austria
1053 On this day in history norseman Robert Guiscard gains victory at Civitate over papal forces raised by Leo IX, who is captured Robert, 38, takes Benevento from the Byzantines and founds the Norman Empire that will rule southern Italy until 1194
1075 Theoduinus, Beiers prince-bishop of Liege, dies on June - 23.
1137 Adalbert I, archbishop of Mainz (1111-1137), dies on this day in history.
1139 Andries van Kuik, bishop of Utrecht, dies on June - 23.
1160 On this day in history johannes de Matha, French saint/founder (Trinitarians)
1295 Pope Boniface VIII enters Rome on June - 23.
1298 Duke Albrecht von Habsburg chosen Roman Catholic German king on June - 23.
1305 French-Flemish peace treaty signed at Athis-sur-Orge on June - 23.
1444 Marcus, [Manuel] Eugenicus, Byzantine bishop of Efeze/theologist, dies on this day in history.
1532 On this day in history henry VIII & Francois I signs secret treaty against emperor Karel V
1540 On this day in history johann Baptista Serranus, composer
1565 On this day in history turgut Reis (Dragut), commander of the Ottoman Navy, dies during the Siege of Malta.
1585 On this day in history spanish army under Tassis beats Amerongen Staatse troops
1611 Henry Hudson set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers on his ship Discovery & never seen again on this day in history.
1612 On June - 23 justus G Schottel, [Schottelius], German poet
1658 Dutch troops occupy last Portugese Fort Jafnapatnam Ceylon on this day in history.
1661 On this day in history marriage contract for Charles II of England & Catharina of Portugal
1683 On this day in history william Penn signs friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape indians in Pennsylvania; only treaty "not sworn to, nor broken"
1686 On June - 23 william Coventry, English statesman
1707 On June - 23 john Mill, English theologian
1713 On this day in history the French residents of Acadia are given one year to declare allegiance to Britain or leave Nova Scotia, Canada.
1724 Russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on June - 23.
1749 On June - 23 konrad Back, composer
1757 Robert Clive defeats Indians at Plassey, wins control of Bengal on June - 23.
1758 On June - 23 seven Years' War: Battle of Krefeld
1760 On June - 23 battle of Landshut, Silesia
1760 On this day in history battle of Landshut Silesia: Austria beats Prussia
1763 The birth of Josephine de Beauharnais, Wife of Napoleon on June - 23.
1763 Josephine Martiniques, empress of France (1804-14) on this day in history.
1771 On June - 23 jean-Claude Trial, composer, dies at 38
1774 Matthijs Siegenbeek, Dutch linguist (spelling) on June - 23.