Historical Events In June - 23
Wednesday, 01 April 2020
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 On June - 23 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 On this day in history adalbert I, archbishop of Mainz (1111-1137), dies
1139 On this day in history andries van Kuik, bishop of Utrecht, dies
1160 On this day in history johannes de Matha, French saint/founder (Trinitarians)
1295 Pope Boniface VIII enters Rome on June - 23.
1298 On this day in history duke Albrecht von Habsburg chosen Roman Catholic German king
1305 On this day in history french-Flemish peace treaty signed at Athis-sur-Orge
1444 On June - 23 marcus, [Manuel] Eugenicus, Byzantine bishop of Efeze/theologist, dies
1532 Henry VIII & Francois I signs secret treaty against emperor Karel V on this day in history.
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 Spanish army under Tassis beats Amerongen Staatse troops on June - 23.
1611 Henry Hudson set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers on his ship Discovery & never seen again on June - 23.
1612 Justus G Schottel, [Schottelius], German poet on this day in history.
1658 Dutch troops occupy last Portugese Fort Jafnapatnam Ceylon on June - 23.
1661 On this day in history marriage contract for Charles II of England & Catharina of Portugal
1683 William Penn signs friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape indians in Pennsylvania; only treaty "not sworn to, nor broken" on June - 23.
1686 William Coventry, English statesman on June - 23.
1707 On June - 23 john Mill, English theologian
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 this day in history russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople
1749 On June - 23 konrad Back, composer
1757 On June - 23 robert Clive defeats Indians at Plassey, wins control of Bengal
1758 On this day in history seven Years' War: Battle of Krefeld
1760 On June - 23 battle of Landshut, Silesia
1760 On June - 23 battle of Landshut Silesia: Austria beats Prussia
1763 The birth of Josephine de Beauharnais, Wife of Napoleon on this day in history.
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.