Historical Events In October - 23
Sunday, 02 October 2022
0425 On October - 23 valentinian III is elevated as Roman Emperor, at the age of 6.
0502 The Synodus Palmaris, called by Gothic king Theodoric the Great, discharges Pope Symmachus of all charges, thus ending the schism of Antipope Laurentius on October - 23.
0585 Burgundy king Guntram opens synod of Mâcon (Mastico) on this day in history.
0787 On October - 23 byzantine empress Irene recovers Iconclastic cult at Nicaea
1086 On this day in history a Muslim army from Africa defeats Castile's Alfonso VI October 23 at Zallaka Yusuf ibn Tashfin, Berber leader of the Almoravids, sends cartloads of Christian heads to the chief cities of Spain and Africa's Magrib as evidence of his victory
1086 On October - 23 battle of Zalaka: Alfonso VI vs Almoravids
1091 Tornado (possible T8/F4) strikes the heart of London killing 2 and demolishing the then wooden London Bridge on this day in history.
1157 The Battle of Grathe Heath ends the civil war in Denmark. King Sweyn III is killed and Valdemar I restores the country on this day in history.
1229 On this day in history otto II becomes earl of Gelre
1260 On this day in history koetoez, Turkish sultan of Egypt, murdered
1450 Johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint, dies at 70 on October - 23.
1520 King Carlos I crowned, German emperor Charles V on this day in history.
1543 On this day in history juan de la Cueva, Spain, dramatist
1588 On October - 23 medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander
1602 On October - 23 franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57
1641 On this day in history outbreak of the Irish Rebellion of 1641
1642 On this day in history battle at Edgeville (Warwick): King Charles I vs English parliament
1644 Sea battle of Fehmarn Sont: Adm Thijssen beats Denen on this day in history.
1654 On this day in history johann Bernhard Staudt, composer
1668 On October - 23 jews of Barbados forbidden to engage in retail trade
1679 Meal Tub Plot against James II of England on this day in history.
1681 French troops under King Louis XIV occupy Staatsburg on October - 23.
1684 Colony Massachusetts under authority of English crown mounted on this day in history.
1690 Revolt in Haarlem after public ban on smoking on this day in history.
1694 On this day in history american colonial forces, led by Sir William Phipps, fail to seize Quebec.
1698 Ange-Jacques Gabriel, French court architect (Palace de la Concorde) on this day in history.
1702 On October - 23 -24] Battle in Bay of Vigo: Neth/Engl fleet destroy Span/French fleet
1713 On this day in history peter Burmannus Secundus, [Pieter Burman], Dutch classicist
1715 Peter II Aleksejevitsj, Emperor of Russia (1727-30) on this day in history.
1739 War of Jenkins' Ear starts: British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, reluctantly declares war on Spain on this day in history.
1752 On October - 23 nicolas Appert, inventor (food canning, bouillon tablet)
1753 On this day in history columban Praelisauer, composer, dies at 50
1760 1st Jewish prayer books printed in US on October - 23.
1767 On October - 23 h Benjamin Constant, [de Rebeque], French politician/writer