Historical Events In November - 23
Tuesday, 20 April 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 November - 23 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 On November - 23 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 November - 23.
1249 On this day in history 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 On November - 23 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 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 On November - 23 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 November - 23 english parliament throws out Jesuits
1585 On this day in history thomas Tallis, composer, dies
1613 On this day in history charles Philip of Croij, marquis of Havre/earl of Fontenoy, dies at 64
1616 On November - 23 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 this day in history areopagitica, a pamphlet decrying censorship, and written by John Milton is published.
1654 On November - 23 french mathematician, scientist, and religious philosopher Blaise Pascal experiences an intense, mystical vision that marks him for life.
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 Nicholas Rowe's "Ulysses," premieres in London on this day in history.
1709 On November - 23 hans Willem baron Bentinck, Dutch/English earl of Portland, dies at 60
1744 English premier John Carteret resigns on this day in history.
1748 On November - 23 etienne Joseph Floquet, composer
1749 On this day in history edward Rutledge, (Gov-SC)/attorney/signer (Decl of Independence)
1752 On this day in history conrad Michael Schneider, composer, dies at 79