Historical Events In May - 23
Friday, 06 December 2019
1059 On May - 23 henri I crowns his son compassionate King Philip I of France
1125 The Holy Roman Emperor Henry V dies at Utrecht at age 44 after leading an expedition against France's Louis VI and then against the citizens of Worms on this day in history.
1125 On this day in history hendrik V, Roman catholics German king/emperor (1098/1111-25), dies
1153 David I, king of Scotland (1124-53), dies at about 68 on May - 23.
1275 On this day in history king Edward I of England orders cessation of persecution of French Jews
1275 On May - 23 king Edward I of Engld orders cessation of persecution of French Jews
1304 On this day in history jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer
1420 Jews of Syria & Austria expelled on May - 23.
1421 On May - 23 jews of Austria imprisoned & expelled
1423 On this day in history benedict XIII, [Pedro the Luna], Spanish Pope (1394-1423), dies
1430 On May - 23 joan of Arc captured by Burgundians at Compiegne, who sell her to the British
1430 On this day in history joan of Arc is captured at Compiegne & sold to the British
1493 On this day in history king Charles VIII & Maximilian I of Austria signs Peace of Senlis
1498 Girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45 on May - 23.
1533 On May - 23 the marriage of England's King Henry VIII to Catharine of Aragin is declared null and void
1533 King Henry VIII & Catherine of Aragon marriage declared null & void on this day in history.
1536 Pope Paul III installs Portugese inquisition on this day in history.
1544 On this day in history german emperor Charles V recognizes king Christian III of Denmark
1555 Giampietro Caraffa elected Pope Paul IV on this day in history.
1568 Battle at Heiligerlee Dutch rebels beat Spanish, 100s killed on this day in history.
1568 On May - 23 battle at Heiligerlee: Dutch rebels beat Spanish, 100s killed
1568 On May - 23 adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27
1576 On May - 23 tycho Brahe given Hveen Island to build Uraniborg Observatory
1598 On this day in history claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, baptized
1609 Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place on May - 23.
1611 Matthias von Habsburg chosen king of Bohemia on this day in history.
1617 On this day in history elias Ashmole, antiquary
1618 On May - 23 2nd Defenestration of Prague; the beginning of the 30 Years War
1618 On this day in history imperial civil servants thrown out a window of Prague Castle
1618 The Thirty Years War begins on this day in history.
1618 On May - 23 2nd Defenestration of Prague; beginning of 30 Years War
1620 Pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized on May - 23.
1627 On May - 23 luis de Gongora y Argote, poet/writer, dies
1644 On this day in history johan Mauritius van Nassau resigns as head of Civil rights activists