Historical Events In November - 23
Saturday, 04 April 2020
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 Otto I, the Great, German king, Holy Roman emperor (962-73) on this day in history.
0947 On November - 23 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 Conquest of Seville by the Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile on November - 23.
1249 On November - 23 ajjoeb, sultan of Egypt, dies
1334 On this day in history st Clemens Flood: Dike breaks at Flemish/Zeeuwse/Dutch coast
1407 Louis, duke of Orleans, murdered on this day in history.
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 this day in history prospero Alpini, Italy, botanist/physician (De Medocoma Aegyptorum)
1556 King Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts on this day in history.
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 November - 23.
1584 On November - 23 english parliament throws out Jesuits
1585 On November - 23 thomas Tallis, composer, dies
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 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 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 Cardinal Francesco Albani elected Pope Clemens XI on November - 23.
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 English premier John Carteret resigns on this day in history.
1748 Etienne Joseph Floquet, composer on November - 23.
1749 Edward Rutledge, (Gov-SC)/attorney/signer (Decl of Independence) on November - 23.
1752 On November - 23 conrad Michael Schneider, composer, dies at 79