Historical Events In November - 23
Thursday, 21 March 2019
0615 On November - 23 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 this day in history.
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 November - 23.
1248 Conquest of Seville by the Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile on November - 23.
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 November - 23 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 November - 23.
1499 On this day in history perkin Warbeck, Flemish sailor, hanged
1553 Prospero Alpini, Italy, botanist/physician (De Medocoma Aegyptorum) on November - 23.
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 On November - 23 water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam
1584 English parliament throws out Jesuits on this day in history.
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 November - 23 john Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (product of Wallis)
1642 The Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman, discovers Van Dieman's Land (later to be re-named Tasmania) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch deaf-mute teacher (Surdus Loquens)
1690 On this day in history 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 Nicholas Rowe's "Ulysses," premieres in London on this day in history.
1709 On this day in history hans Willem baron Bentinck, Dutch/English earl of Portland, dies at 60
1744 On November - 23 english premier John Carteret resigns
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