Historical Events In June - 23
Saturday, 04 July 2020
0758 Ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher/disciple of Hui-neng, dies at 74 on this day in history.
0930 On June - 23 world's oldest parliament, the Iceland Parliament, established
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 On June - 23 theoduinus, Beiers prince-bishop of Liege, dies
1137 Adalbert I, archbishop of Mainz (1111-1137), dies on June - 23.
1139 Andries van Kuik, bishop of Utrecht, dies on June - 23.
1160 Johannes de Matha, French saint/founder (Trinitarians) on June - 23.
1295 On this day in history pope Boniface VIII enters Rome
1298 Duke Albrecht von Habsburg chosen Roman Catholic German king on June - 23.
1305 French-Flemish peace treaty signed at Athis-sur-Orge on this day in history.
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 On this day in history johann Baptista Serranus, composer
1565 Turgut Reis (Dragut), commander of the Ottoman Navy, dies during the Siege of Malta on June - 23.
1585 Spanish army under Tassis beats Amerongen Staatse troops on June - 23.
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 On this day in history 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 William Coventry, English statesman on this day in history.
1707 On this day in history 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 this day in history konrad Back, composer
1757 On this day in history robert Clive defeats Indians at Plassey, wins control of Bengal
1758 Seven Years' War: Battle of Krefeld on this day in history.
1760 Battle of Landshut, Silesia on June - 23.
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 Jean-Claude Trial, composer, dies at 38 on June - 23.
1774 On this day in history matthijs Siegenbeek, Dutch linguist (spelling)