Historical Events In November - 23
Saturday, 31 July 2021
0615 On November - 23 columbanus, Irish monastery founder/poet/saint (Poenitentiale), dies
0800 On this day in history charlemagne arrives at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III.
0912 Otto I, the Great, German king, Holy Roman emperor (962-73) on November - 23.
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 this day in history.
1227 On this day in history polish Prince Leszek I the White is assassinated at an assembly of Piast dukes at Gąsawa.
1248 Conquest of Seville by the Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile on this day in history.
1249 Ajjoeb, sultan of Egypt, dies on this day in history.
1334 St Clemens Flood: Dike breaks at Flemish/Zeeuwse/Dutch coast on this day in history.
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 Perkin Warbeck, Flemish sailor, hanged on this day in history.
1553 Prospero Alpini, Italy, botanist/physician (De Medocoma Aegyptorum) on this day in history.
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 November - 23.
1577 Water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam on November - 23.
1584 English parliament throws out Jesuits on November - 23.
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 John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (product of Wallis) on November - 23.
1642 The Dutch navigator, Abel Tasman, discovers Van Dieman's Land (later to be re-named Tasmania) on November - 23.
1644 On this day in history 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 On this day in history ernst J earl van Biron, Russian duke of Koerland/regent of Ivan VI
1700 On this day in history cardinal Francesco Albani elected Pope Clemens XI
1705 On November - 23 nicholas Rowe's "Ulysses," premieres in London
1709 Hans Willem baron Bentinck, Dutch/English earl of Portland, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1744 On November - 23 english premier John Carteret resigns
1748 Etienne Joseph Floquet, composer on November - 23.
1749 Edward Rutledge, (Gov-SC)/attorney/signer (Decl of Independence) on this day in history.
1752 On November - 23 conrad Michael Schneider, composer, dies at 79