Historical Events In March - 23
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1026 On March - 23 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 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 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 First dated edition of Maimonides "Mishna Torah" published on March - 23.
1490 On March - 23 1st dated edition of Maimonides "Mishna Torah" published
1534 On this day in history aragonese legal code formally recognised
1548 On March - 23 itagaki Nobukata, retainer of Takeda Shingen
1555 On this day in history julius III, [Giovanni M del Monte], Pope (1550-55), dies at 67
1568 On March - 23 treaty of Longjumeau French huguenots go on strike
1568 On this day in history treaty of Longjumeau: French huguenots go on strike
1579 Friesland joins Union of Utrecht on March - 23.
1593 English Congressionalist Henry Barrow accused of slander on March - 23.
1596 Henry Unton, English diplomat on this day in history.
1599 Thomas Selle, composer on this day in history.
1606 Justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1618 On March - 23 james Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn, Scottish politician
1630 On this day in history french troops occupy Pinerolo Piedmont
1638 Frederik Ruysch, Dutch anatomist on this day in history.
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 On March - 23 philipp Buchner, composer, dies at 54
1670 On this day in history françois Dollier de Casson 1636-1701 claims Lake Erie territory for France
1699 On this day in history john Bartram, naturalist/explorer, father of American botany
1708 On this day in history english pretender to the throne James III lands at Firth of Forth
1736 On this day in history iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83)
1743 On this day in history george Frideric Handel's oratorio "Messiah" premieres in London
1743 English premiere of Handel's "Messiah" on March - 23.
1748 On March - 23 johann Gottfried Walther, German composer/musicologist, dies at 63
1749 Hugo Franz Karl Alexander von Kerpen, composer on March - 23.