Historical Events In May - 23
Tuesday, 25 June 2019
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 this day in history.
1125 Hendrik V, Roman catholics German king/emperor (1098/1111-25), dies on May - 23.
1153 On this day in history david I, king of Scotland (1124-53), dies at about 68
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 this day in history.
1304 Jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer on this day in history.
1420 Jews of Syria & Austria expelled on May - 23.
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 May - 23 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 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 On this day in history pope Paul III installs Portugese inquisition
1544 On May - 23 german emperor Charles V recognizes king Christian III of Denmark
1555 Giampietro Caraffa elected Pope Paul IV on May - 23.
1568 On May - 23 battle at Heiligerlee Dutch rebels beat Spanish, 100s killed
1568 Battle at Heiligerlee: Dutch rebels beat Spanish, 100s killed on May - 23.
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 May - 23 claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, baptized
1609 On this day in history official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place.
1611 Matthias von Habsburg chosen king of Bohemia on May - 23.
1617 Elias Ashmole, antiquary on this day in history.
1618 On May - 23 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 May - 23.
1618 2nd Defenestration of Prague; beginning of 30 Years War on May - 23.
1620 On May - 23 pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized
1627 On May - 23 luis de Gongora y Argote, poet/writer, dies
1644 Johan Mauritius van Nassau resigns as head of Civil rights activists on May - 23.