Historical Events In March - 23
Thursday, 17 October 2019
1026 On this day in history koenraad II crowns himself king of Italy
1066 18th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
1153 On March - 23 treaty of Konstanz between Frederik I "Barbarossa" & Pope Eugene III
1169 Shirkuh, Kurd general/vizier of Cairo/Saladin's uncle, dies on March - 23.
1174 Jocelin, abbot of Melrose, is elected bishop of Glasgow on this day in history.
1237 On March - 23 jan of Brienne, King of Jerusalem/Emperor of Constantinople, dies
1369 Pedro, the Cruel, King/tyrant of Castile & Leon, murdered on this day in history.
1490 On March - 23 first dated edition of Maimonides "Mishna Torah" published
1490 On this day in history 1st dated edition of Maimonides "Mishna Torah" published
1534 On March - 23 aragonese legal code formally recognised
1548 Itagaki Nobukata, retainer of Takeda Shingen on March - 23.
1555 Julius III, [Giovanni M del Monte], Pope (1550-55), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1568 On March - 23 treaty of Longjumeau French huguenots go on strike
1568 On March - 23 treaty of Longjumeau: French huguenots go on strike
1579 On March - 23 friesland joins Union of Utrecht
1593 English Congressionalist Henry Barrow accused of slander on March - 23.
1596 Henry Unton, English diplomat on March - 23.
1599 Thomas Selle, composer on this day in history.
1606 Justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist, dies at 58 on March - 23.
1618 James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn, Scottish politician on this day in history.
1630 French troops occupy Pinerolo Piedmont on March - 23.
1638 Frederik Ruysch, Dutch anatomist on March - 23.
1653 On this day in history johan van Galen, Dutch admiral (Dunes Monte Christo), dies at about 48
1657 France & England form alliance against Spain; England gets Dunkirk on March - 23.
1658 On March - 23 valentin Dretzel, composer, dies at 79
1669 On this day in history philipp Buchner, composer, dies at 54
1670 On March - 23 françois Dollier de Casson 1636-1701 claims Lake Erie territory for France
1699 On March - 23 john Bartram, naturalist/explorer, father of American botany
1708 On March - 23 english pretender to the throne James III lands at Firth of Forth
1736 Iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83) on this day in history.
1743 George Frideric Handel's oratorio "Messiah" premieres in London on March - 23.
1743 On this day in history english premiere of Handel's "Messiah"
1748 On March - 23 johann Gottfried Walther, German composer/musicologist, dies at 63
1749 On March - 23 hugo Franz Karl Alexander von Kerpen, composer