Historical Events In May - 23
Friday, 27 November 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 On this day in history king Edward I of England orders cessation of persecution of French Jews
1275 On May - 23 king Edward I of Engld orders cessation of persecution of French Jews
1304 Jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer on May - 23.
1420 On this day in history jews of Syria & Austria expelled
1421 On May - 23 jews of Austria imprisoned & expelled
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 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 May - 23.
1498 On May - 23 girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45
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 this day in history.
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 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 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 On May - 23 tycho Brahe given Hveen Island to build Uraniborg Observatory
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 May - 23.
1611 On May - 23 matthias von Habsburg chosen king of Bohemia
1617 Elias Ashmole, antiquary on this day in history.
1618 2nd Defenestration of Prague; the beginning of the 30 Years War on May - 23.
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 On this day in history 2nd Defenestration of Prague; beginning of 30 Years War
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