Historical Events In November - 23
Saturday, 04 July 2020
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 On this day in history otto I, the Great, German king, Holy Roman emperor (962-73)
0947 Berthold, Duke of Bavaria on this day in history.
1165 Pope Alexander III returns from exile to Rome on November - 23.
1221 On this day in history alfonso X (the Wise), king of Castile & Leon (1252-84)
1227 On this day in history polish Prince Leszek I the White is assassinated at an assembly of Piast dukes at GÄ…sawa.
1248 On November - 23 conquest of Seville by the Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile.
1249 On this day in history 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 Perkin Warbeck, Flemish sailor, hanged on this day in history.
1553 Prospero Alpini, Italy, botanist/physician (De Medocoma Aegyptorum) on this day in history.
1556 On November - 23 king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts
1558 On November - 23 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 November - 23.
1585 On November - 23 thomas Tallis, composer, dies
1613 Charles Philip of Croij, marquis of Havre/earl of Fontenoy, dies at 64 on November - 23.
1616 John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (product of Wallis) on November - 23.
1642 On November - 23 the Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman, discovers Van Dieman's Land (later to be re-named Tasmania)
1644 Areopagitica, a pamphlet decrying censorship, and written by John Milton is published on November - 23.
1654 French mathematician, scientist, and religious philosopher Blaise Pascal experiences an intense, mystical vision that marks him for life on November - 23.
1669 Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch deaf-mute teacher (Surdus Loquens) on this day in history.
1690 On November - 23 ernst J earl van Biron, Russian duke of Koerland/regent of Ivan VI
1700 On November - 23 cardinal Francesco Albani elected Pope Clemens XI
1705 Nicholas Rowe's "Ulysses," premieres in London on November - 23.
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 Etienne Joseph Floquet, composer on this day in history.
1749 Edward Rutledge, (Gov-SC)/attorney/signer (Decl of Independence) on November - 23.
1752 On this day in history conrad Michael Schneider, composer, dies at 79