Historical Events In March - 23
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1026 Koenraad II crowns himself king of Italy on March - 23.
1066 18th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on March - 23.
1153 Treaty of Konstanz between Frederik I "Barbarossa" & Pope Eugene III on March - 23.
1169 Shirkuh, Kurd general/vizier of Cairo/Saladin's uncle, dies on March - 23.
1174 On this day in history jocelin, abbot of Melrose, is elected bishop of Glasgow.
1237 On this day in history 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 1st dated edition of Maimonides "Mishna Torah" published on March - 23.
1534 Aragonese legal code formally recognised on this day in history.
1548 On March - 23 itagaki Nobukata, retainer of Takeda Shingen
1555 Julius III, [Giovanni M del Monte], Pope (1550-55), dies at 67 on March - 23.
1568 On this day in history treaty of Longjumeau French huguenots go on strike
1568 On this day in history treaty of Longjumeau: French huguenots go on strike
1579 On March - 23 friesland joins Union of Utrecht
1593 On March - 23 english Congressionalist Henry Barrow accused of slander
1596 On this day in history henry Unton, English diplomat
1599 On this day in history thomas Selle, composer
1606 On March - 23 justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist, dies at 58
1618 James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn, Scottish politician on this day in history.
1630 On March - 23 french troops occupy Pinerolo Piedmont
1638 On this day in history frederik Ruysch, Dutch anatomist
1653 On March - 23 johan van Galen, Dutch admiral (Dunes Monte Christo), dies at about 48
1657 On March - 23 france & England form alliance against Spain; England gets Dunkirk
1658 On March - 23 valentin Dretzel, composer, dies at 79
1669 Philipp Buchner, composer, dies at 54 on March - 23.
1670 François Dollier de Casson 1636-1701 claims Lake Erie territory for France on March - 23.
1699 On this day in history 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 March - 23.
1743 George Frideric Handel's oratorio "Messiah" premieres in London on March - 23.
1743 On March - 23 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