Historical Events In June - 23
Saturday, 20 April 2019
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 June - 23.
1018 Henry I of Austria on this day in history.
1053 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 on this day in history.
1075 Theoduinus, Beiers prince-bishop of Liege, dies on this day in history.
1137 Adalbert I, archbishop of Mainz (1111-1137), dies on this day in history.
1139 On this day in history andries van Kuik, bishop of Utrecht, dies
1160 Johannes de Matha, French saint/founder (Trinitarians) on this day in history.
1295 On this day in history pope Boniface VIII enters Rome
1298 On June - 23 duke Albrecht von Habsburg chosen Roman Catholic German king
1305 On June - 23 french-Flemish peace treaty signed at Athis-sur-Orge
1444 Marcus, [Manuel] Eugenicus, Byzantine bishop of Efeze/theologist, dies on this day in history.
1532 On June - 23 henry VIII & Francois I signs secret treaty against emperor Karel V
1540 On this day in history johann Baptista Serranus, composer
1565 On June - 23 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 On June - 23 henry Hudson set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers on his ship Discovery & never seen again
1612 On June - 23 justus G Schottel, [Schottelius], German poet
1658 On this day in history dutch troops occupy last Portugese Fort Jafnapatnam Ceylon
1661 Marriage contract for Charles II of England & Catharina of Portugal on this day in history.
1683 On June - 23 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 John Mill, English theologian on June - 23.
1713 The French residents of Acadia are given one year to declare allegiance to Britain or leave Nova Scotia, Canada on this day in history.
1724 On June - 23 russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople
1749 On June - 23 konrad Back, composer
1757 Robert Clive defeats Indians at Plassey, wins control of Bengal on this day in history.
1758 Seven Years' War: Battle of Krefeld on June - 23.
1760 On this day in history battle of Landshut, Silesia
1760 Battle of Landshut Silesia: Austria beats Prussia on this day in history.
1763 The birth of Josephine de Beauharnais, Wife of Napoleon on June - 23.
1763 On June - 23 josephine Martiniques, empress of France (1804-14)
1771 Jean-Claude Trial, composer, dies at 38 on June - 23.
1774 On June - 23 matthijs Siegenbeek, Dutch linguist (spelling)