Historical Events In May - 23
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
1059 Henri I crowns his son compassionate King Philip I of France on May - 23.
1125 On this day in history 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
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 King Edward I of England orders cessation of persecution of French Jews on May - 23.
1275 King Edward I of Engld orders cessation of persecution of French Jews on this day in history.
1304 On May - 23 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 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 On May - 23 joan of Arc is captured at Compiegne & sold to the British
1493 On May - 23 king Charles VIII & Maximilian I of Austria signs Peace of Senlis
1498 On May - 23 girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45
1533 The marriage of England's King Henry VIII to Catharine of Aragin is declared null and void on May - 23.
1533 King Henry VIII & Catherine of Aragon marriage declared null & void on May - 23.
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 On this day in history battle at Heiligerlee Dutch rebels beat Spanish, 100s killed
1568 On May - 23 battle at Heiligerlee: Dutch rebels beat Spanish, 100s killed
1568 On this day in history 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 On this day in history claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, baptized
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 On this day in history 2nd Defenestration of Prague; the beginning of the 30 Years War
1618 Imperial civil servants thrown out a window of Prague Castle on this day in history.
1618 The Thirty Years War begins on this day in history.
1618 2nd Defenestration of Prague; beginning of 30 Years War on May - 23.
1620 Pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized on May - 23.
1627 On this day in history luis de Gongora y Argote, poet/writer, dies
1644 On May - 23 johan Mauritius van Nassau resigns as head of Civil rights activists