Historical Events In June - 23
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0758 On June - 23 ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher/disciple of Hui-neng, dies at 74
0930 On this day in history world's oldest parliament, the Iceland Parliament, established
1018 On June - 23 henry I of Austria
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 On this day in history theoduinus, Beiers prince-bishop of Liege, dies
1137 Adalbert I, archbishop of Mainz (1111-1137), dies on June - 23.
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 On June - 23 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 June - 23.
1532 On June - 23 henry VIII & Francois I signs secret treaty against emperor Karel V
1540 Johann Baptista Serranus, composer on this day in history.
1565 On June - 23 turgut Reis (Dragut), commander of the Ottoman Navy, dies during the Siege of Malta.
1585 Spanish army under Tassis beats Amerongen Staatse troops on this day in history.
1611 Henry Hudson set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers on his ship Discovery & never seen again on this day in history.
1612 Justus G Schottel, [Schottelius], German poet on June - 23.
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 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 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 June - 23.
1724 Russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on this day in history.
1749 Konrad Back, composer on this day in history.
1757 On June - 23 robert Clive defeats Indians at Plassey, wins control of Bengal
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 June - 23.
1763 On this day in history the birth of Josephine de Beauharnais, Wife of Napoleon
1763 On June - 23 josephine Martiniques, empress of France (1804-14)
1771 Jean-Claude Trial, composer, dies at 38 on June - 23.
1774 Matthijs Siegenbeek, Dutch linguist (spelling) on June - 23.