Historical Events In May - 23
Saturday, 18 September 2021
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 On this day in history david I, king of Scotland (1124-53), dies at about 68
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 May - 23.
1304 On May - 23 jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer
1420 On May - 23 jews of Syria & Austria expelled
1421 Jews of Austria imprisoned & expelled on May - 23.
1423 On this day in history benedict XIII, [Pedro the Luna], Spanish Pope (1394-1423), dies
1430 Joan of Arc captured by Burgundians at Compiegne, who sell her to the British on May - 23.
1430 On this day in history joan of Arc is captured at Compiegne & sold to the British
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 May - 23.
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 this day in history king Henry VIII & Catherine of Aragon marriage declared null & void
1536 On May - 23 pope Paul III installs Portugese inquisition
1544 German emperor Charles V recognizes king Christian III of Denmark on May - 23.
1555 Giampietro Caraffa elected Pope Paul IV on this day in history.
1568 Battle at Heiligerlee Dutch rebels beat Spanish, 100s killed on May - 23.
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 this day in history.
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 On May - 23 official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place.
1611 Matthias von Habsburg chosen king of Bohemia on this day in history.
1617 On May - 23 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 May - 23.
1618 2nd Defenestration of Prague; beginning of 30 Years War on this day in history.
1620 On May - 23 pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized
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 this day in history.