Historical Events In March - 23
Friday, 24 January 2020
1026 Koenraad II crowns himself king of Italy on this day in history.
1066 On this day in history 18th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
1153 On this day in history treaty of Konstanz between Frederik I "Barbarossa" & Pope Eugene III
1169 On this day in history shirkuh, Kurd general/vizier of Cairo/Saladin's uncle, dies
1174 Jocelin, abbot of Melrose, is elected bishop of Glasgow on March - 23.
1237 Jan of Brienne, King of Jerusalem/Emperor of Constantinople, dies on this day in history.
1369 On this day in history pedro, the Cruel, King/tyrant of Castile & Leon, murdered
1490 First dated edition of Maimonides "Mishna Torah" published on March - 23.
1490 1st dated edition of Maimonides "Mishna Torah" published on this day in history.
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 March - 23 treaty of Longjumeau: French huguenots go on strike
1579 Friesland joins Union of Utrecht on March - 23.
1593 On March - 23 english Congressionalist Henry Barrow accused of slander
1596 On March - 23 henry Unton, English diplomat
1599 On March - 23 thomas Selle, composer
1606 Justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist, dies at 58 on this day in history.
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 March - 23 frederik Ruysch, Dutch anatomist
1653 Johan van Galen, Dutch admiral (Dunes Monte Christo), dies at about 48 on March - 23.
1657 On March - 23 france & England form alliance against Spain; England gets Dunkirk
1658 On this day in history valentin Dretzel, composer, dies at 79
1669 Philipp Buchner, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
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 English pretender to the throne James III lands at Firth of Forth on this day in history.
1736 On March - 23 iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83)
1743 George Frideric Handel's oratorio "Messiah" premieres in London on March - 23.
1743 English premiere of Handel's "Messiah" on this day in history.
1748 On March - 23 johann Gottfried Walther, German composer/musicologist, dies at 63
1749 On this day in history hugo Franz Karl Alexander von Kerpen, composer