Historical Events In November - 23
Wednesday, 29 November 2023
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 this day in history.
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 Pope Alexander III returns from exile to Rome on November - 23.
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 this day in history.
1248 On this day in history conquest of Seville by the Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile.
1249 Ajjoeb, sultan of Egypt, dies on November - 23.
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 November - 23.
1499 On November - 23 perkin Warbeck, Flemish sailor, hanged
1553 Prospero Alpini, Italy, botanist/physician (De Medocoma Aegyptorum) on November - 23.
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 On this day in history english parliament throws out Jesuits
1585 Thomas Tallis, composer, dies on November - 23.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 November - 23.
1748 Etienne Joseph Floquet, composer on November - 23.
1749 On this day in history edward Rutledge, (Gov-SC)/attorney/signer (Decl of Independence)
1752 Conrad Michael Schneider, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.