Historical Events In November - 23
Sunday, 17 November 2019
0615 Columbanus, Irish monastery founder/poet/saint (Poenitentiale), dies on November - 23.
0800 On this day in history charlemagne arrives at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III.
0912 Otto I, the Great, German king, Holy Roman emperor (962-73) on this day in history.
0947 On this day in history berthold, Duke of Bavaria
1165 Pope Alexander III returns from exile to Rome on this day in history.
1221 On this day in history alfonso X (the Wise), king of Castile & Leon (1252-84)
1227 On November - 23 polish Prince Leszek I the White is assassinated at an assembly of Piast dukes at GÄ…sawa.
1248 Conquest of Seville by the Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile on November - 23.
1249 Ajjoeb, sultan of Egypt, dies on November - 23.
1334 St Clemens Flood: Dike breaks at Flemish/Zeeuwse/Dutch coast on this day in history.
1407 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1584 On this day in history english parliament throws out Jesuits
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 On November - 23 the Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman, discovers Van Dieman's Land (later to be re-named Tasmania)
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 Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch deaf-mute teacher (Surdus Loquens) on November - 23.
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 On this day in history nicholas Rowe's "Ulysses," premieres in London
1709 Hans Willem baron Bentinck, Dutch/English earl of Portland, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1744 On this day in history english premier John Carteret resigns
1748 On November - 23 etienne Joseph Floquet, composer
1749 On November - 23 edward Rutledge, (Gov-SC)/attorney/signer (Decl of Independence)
1752 Conrad Michael Schneider, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.