Historical Events In May - 23
Saturday, 10 April 2021
1059 Henri I crowns his son compassionate King Philip I of France on May - 23.
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 May - 23.
1125 Hendrik V, Roman catholics German king/emperor (1098/1111-25), dies on this day in history.
1153 David I, king of Scotland (1124-53), dies at about 68 on this day in history.
1275 On May - 23 king Edward I of England orders cessation of persecution of French Jews
1275 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1421 Jews of Austria imprisoned & expelled on this day in history.
1423 Benedict XIII, [Pedro the Luna], Spanish Pope (1394-1423), dies on this day in history.
1430 On this day in history joan of Arc captured by Burgundians at Compiegne, who sell her to the British
1430 Joan of Arc is captured at Compiegne & sold to the British on this day in history.
1493 King Charles VIII & Maximilian I of Austria signs Peace of Senlis on this day in history.
1498 Girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45 on this day in history.
1533 On this day in history 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 May - 23.
1536 On May - 23 pope Paul III installs Portugese inquisition
1544 On May - 23 german emperor Charles V recognizes king Christian III of Denmark
1555 On May - 23 giampietro Caraffa elected Pope Paul IV
1568 Battle at Heiligerlee Dutch rebels beat Spanish, 100s killed on May - 23.
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 Tycho Brahe given Hveen Island to build Uraniborg Observatory on May - 23.
1598 Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, baptized on May - 23.
1609 Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place on this day in history.
1611 On May - 23 matthias von Habsburg chosen king of Bohemia
1617 On May - 23 elias Ashmole, antiquary
1618 2nd Defenestration of Prague; the beginning of the 30 Years War on May - 23.
1618 Imperial civil servants thrown out a window of Prague Castle on this day in history.
1618 On this day in history the Thirty Years War begins
1618 On this day in history 2nd Defenestration of Prague; beginning of 30 Years War
1620 Pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized on May - 23.
1627 Luis de Gongora y Argote, poet/writer, dies on this day in history.
1644 Johan Mauritius van Nassau resigns as head of Civil rights activists on May - 23.