Historical Events In November - 23
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
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 November - 23 otto I, the Great, German king, Holy Roman emperor (962-73)
0947 On this day in history berthold, Duke of Bavaria
1165 On this day in history pope Alexander III returns from exile to Rome
1221 Alfonso X (the Wise), king of Castile & Leon (1252-84) on this day in history.
1227 On November - 23 polish Prince Leszek I the White is assassinated at an assembly of Piast dukes at GÄ…sawa.
1248 On this day in history conquest of Seville by the Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile.
1249 On November - 23 ajjoeb, sultan of Egypt, dies
1334 On November - 23 st Clemens Flood: Dike breaks at Flemish/Zeeuwse/Dutch coast
1407 On this day in history louis, duke of Orleans, murdered
1457 Ladislaus V Posthumus, king of Hungary/Bohemia, dies at 17 on November - 23.
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 this day in history perkin Warbeck, Flemish sailor, hanged
1553 On November - 23 prospero Alpini, Italy, botanist/physician (De Medocoma Aegyptorum)
1556 On November - 23 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 this day in history.
1613 On this day in history charles Philip of Croij, marquis of Havre/earl of Fontenoy, dies at 64
1616 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 this day in history 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 On this day in history english premier John Carteret resigns
1748 Etienne Joseph Floquet, composer on November - 23.
1749 On this day in history edward Rutledge, (Gov-SC)/attorney/signer (Decl of Independence)
1752 On November - 23 conrad Michael Schneider, composer, dies at 79