Historical Events In June - 23
Saturday, 24 August 2019
0758 Ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher/disciple of Hui-neng, dies at 74 on this day in history.
0930 World's oldest parliament, the Iceland Parliament, established on June - 23.
1018 Henry I of Austria on June - 23.
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 June - 23.
1075 Theoduinus, Beiers prince-bishop of Liege, dies on June - 23.
1137 Adalbert I, archbishop of Mainz (1111-1137), dies on June - 23.
1139 On June - 23 andries van Kuik, bishop of Utrecht, dies
1160 On this day in history johannes de Matha, French saint/founder (Trinitarians)
1295 On this day in history pope Boniface VIII enters Rome
1298 Duke Albrecht von Habsburg chosen Roman Catholic German king on this day in history.
1305 French-Flemish peace treaty signed at Athis-sur-Orge on June - 23.
1444 Marcus, [Manuel] Eugenicus, Byzantine bishop of Efeze/theologist, dies on June - 23.
1532 Henry VIII & Francois I signs secret treaty against emperor Karel V on June - 23.
1540 Johann Baptista Serranus, composer on June - 23.
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 Henry Hudson set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers on his ship Discovery & never seen again on this day in history.
1612 On this day in history justus G Schottel, [Schottelius], German poet
1658 On this day in history dutch troops occupy last Portugese Fort Jafnapatnam Ceylon
1661 On June - 23 marriage contract for Charles II of England & Catharina of Portugal
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 this day in history.
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 Russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on June - 23.
1749 On this day in history konrad Back, composer
1757 Robert Clive defeats Indians at Plassey, wins control of Bengal on June - 23.
1758 Seven Years' War: Battle of Krefeld on this day in history.
1760 Battle of Landshut, Silesia on this day in history.
1760 On this day in history battle of Landshut Silesia: Austria beats Prussia
1763 On this day in history the birth of Josephine de Beauharnais, Wife of Napoleon
1763 On this day in history josephine Martiniques, empress of France (1804-14)
1771 On June - 23 jean-Claude Trial, composer, dies at 38
1774 Matthijs Siegenbeek, Dutch linguist (spelling) on June - 23.