Historical Events In November - 23
Saturday, 21 September 2019
0615 Columbanus, Irish monastery founder/poet/saint (Poenitentiale), dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history berthold, Duke of Bavaria
1165 On November - 23 pope Alexander III returns from exile to Rome
1221 Alfonso X (the Wise), king of Castile & Leon (1252-84) on November - 23.
1227 Polish Prince Leszek I the White is assassinated at an assembly of Piast dukes at GÄ…sawa on November - 23.
1248 On November - 23 conquest of Seville by the Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile.
1249 Ajjoeb, sultan of Egypt, dies on this day in history.
1334 St Clemens Flood: Dike breaks at Flemish/Zeeuwse/Dutch coast on November - 23.
1407 On this day in history louis, duke of Orleans, murdered
1457 On this day in history ladislaus V Posthumus, king of Hungary/Bohemia, dies at 17
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 Perkin Warbeck, Flemish sailor, hanged on November - 23.
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 this day in history.
1577 Water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam on this day in history.
1584 On November - 23 english parliament throws out Jesuits
1585 Thomas Tallis, composer, dies on this day in history.
1613 On November - 23 charles Philip of Croij, marquis of Havre/earl of Fontenoy, dies at 64
1616 John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (product of Wallis) on this day in history.
1642 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1690 Ernst J earl van Biron, Russian duke of Koerland/regent of Ivan VI on November - 23.
1700 On November - 23 cardinal Francesco Albani elected Pope Clemens XI
1705 On November - 23 nicholas Rowe's "Ulysses," premieres in London
1709 On this day in history hans Willem baron Bentinck, Dutch/English earl of Portland, dies at 60
1744 On this day in history english premier John Carteret resigns
1748 On November - 23 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.