Historical Events In May - 23
Monday, 03 October 2022
1059 Henri I crowns his son compassionate King Philip I of France on this day in history.
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 On May - 23 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 King Edward I of Engld orders cessation of persecution of French Jews on May - 23.
1304 On this day in history jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer
1420 Jews of Syria & Austria expelled on May - 23.
1421 Jews of Austria imprisoned & expelled on May - 23.
1423 Benedict XIII, [Pedro the Luna], Spanish Pope (1394-1423), dies on May - 23.
1430 Joan of Arc captured by Burgundians at Compiegne, who sell her to the British on this day in history.
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 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 On May - 23 king Henry VIII & Catherine of Aragon marriage declared null & void
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 On this day in history giampietro Caraffa elected Pope Paul IV
1568 Battle at Heiligerlee Dutch rebels beat Spanish, 100s killed on this day in history.
1568 On this day in history battle at Heiligerlee: Dutch rebels beat Spanish, 100s killed
1568 Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27 on May - 23.
1576 On May - 23 tycho Brahe given Hveen Island to build Uraniborg Observatory
1598 Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, baptized on this day in history.
1609 Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place on May - 23.
1611 On May - 23 matthias von Habsburg chosen king of Bohemia
1617 Elias Ashmole, antiquary on May - 23.
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 On this day in history the Thirty Years War begins
1618 2nd Defenestration of Prague; beginning of 30 Years War on May - 23.
1620 Pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized on this day in history.
1627 On May - 23 luis de Gongora y Argote, poet/writer, dies
1644 On May - 23 johan Mauritius van Nassau resigns as head of Civil rights activists