Historical Events In November - 23
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
0615 Columbanus, Irish monastery founder/poet/saint (Poenitentiale), dies on this day in history.
0800 On this day in history charlemagne arrives at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III.
0912 On this day in history otto I, the Great, German king, Holy Roman emperor (962-73)
0947 On November - 23 berthold, Duke of Bavaria
1165 Pope Alexander III returns from exile to Rome on this day in history.
1221 Alfonso X (the Wise), king of Castile & Leon (1252-84) on November - 23.
1227 On this day in history polish Prince Leszek I the White is assassinated at an assembly of Piast dukes at Gąsawa.
1248 On November - 23 conquest of Seville by the Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile.
1249 Ajjoeb, sultan of Egypt, dies on November - 23.
1334 On this day in history st Clemens Flood: Dike breaks at Flemish/Zeeuwse/Dutch coast
1407 On November - 23 louis, duke of Orleans, murdered
1457 Ladislaus V Posthumus, king of Hungary/Bohemia, dies at 17 on this day in history.
1499 Pretender to the throne Perkin Warbeck is hanged for reportedly attempting to escape from the Tower of London. He had invaded England in 1497, claiming to be the lost son of King Edward IV of England on November - 23.
1499 On November - 23 perkin Warbeck, Flemish sailor, hanged
1553 On November - 23 prospero Alpini, Italy, botanist/physician (De Medocoma Aegyptorum)
1556 On this day in history king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts
1558 On this day in history charles, earl of Lalaing/land guardian of the Neth, dies at 52
1577 Water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam on November - 23.
1584 English parliament throws out Jesuits on this day in history.
1585 Thomas Tallis, composer, dies on November - 23.
1613 On this day in history charles Philip of Croij, marquis of Havre/earl of Fontenoy, dies at 64
1616 On November - 23 john Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (product of Wallis)
1642 The Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman, discovers Van Dieman's Land (later to be re-named Tasmania) on November - 23.
1644 On November - 23 areopagitica, a pamphlet decrying censorship, and written by John Milton is published.
1654 French mathematician, scientist, and religious philosopher Blaise Pascal experiences an intense, mystical vision that marks him for life on this day in history.
1669 On November - 23 johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch deaf-mute teacher (Surdus Loquens)
1690 Ernst J earl van Biron, Russian duke of Koerland/regent of Ivan VI on this day in history.
1700 Cardinal Francesco Albani elected Pope Clemens XI on this day in history.
1705 Nicholas Rowe's "Ulysses," premieres in London on this day in history.
1709 Hans Willem baron Bentinck, Dutch/English earl of Portland, dies at 60 on November - 23.
1744 English premier John Carteret resigns on November - 23.
1748 On this day in history etienne Joseph Floquet, composer
1749 Edward Rutledge, (Gov-SC)/attorney/signer (Decl of Independence) on November - 23.
1752 Conrad Michael Schneider, composer, dies at 79 on November - 23.