Historical Events In November - 23
Thursday, 28 October 2021
0615 On this day in history columbanus, Irish monastery founder/poet/saint (Poenitentiale), dies
0800 Charlemagne arrives at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III on November - 23.
0912 On this day in history otto I, the Great, German king, Holy Roman emperor (962-73)
0947 Berthold, Duke of Bavaria on November - 23.
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 Polish Prince Leszek I the White is assassinated at an assembly of Piast dukes at Gąsawa on this day in history.
1248 Conquest of Seville by the Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile on this day in history.
1249 Ajjoeb, sultan of Egypt, dies on November - 23.
1334 St Clemens Flood: Dike breaks at Flemish/Zeeuwse/Dutch coast on November - 23.
1407 On November - 23 louis, duke of Orleans, murdered
1457 Ladislaus V Posthumus, king of Hungary/Bohemia, dies at 17 on November - 23.
1499 On this day in history 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.
1499 On November - 23 perkin Warbeck, Flemish sailor, hanged
1553 Prospero Alpini, Italy, botanist/physician (De Medocoma Aegyptorum) on November - 23.
1556 On this day in history king Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts
1558 Charles, earl of Lalaing/land guardian of the Neth, dies at 52 on November - 23.
1577 On November - 23 water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam
1584 English parliament throws out Jesuits on this day in history.
1585 On November - 23 thomas Tallis, composer, dies
1613 Charles Philip of Croij, marquis of Havre/earl of Fontenoy, dies at 64 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history french mathematician, scientist, and religious philosopher Blaise Pascal experiences an intense, mystical vision that marks him for life.
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 this day in history.
1748 Etienne Joseph Floquet, composer on this day in history.
1749 On this day in history edward Rutledge, (Gov-SC)/attorney/signer (Decl of Independence)
1752 Conrad Michael Schneider, composer, dies at 79 on November - 23.