Historical Events In October - 23
Monday, 22 April 2019
0425 Valentinian III is elevated as Roman Emperor, at the age of 6 on this day in history.
0502 On October - 23 the Synodus Palmaris, called by Gothic king Theodoric the Great, discharges Pope Symmachus of all charges, thus ending the schism of Antipope Laurentius.
0585 On this day in history burgundy king Guntram opens synod of Mâcon (Mastico)
0787 Byzantine empress Irene recovers Iconclastic cult at Nicaea on October - 23.
1086 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 on this day in history.
1086 Battle of Zalaka: Alfonso VI vs Almoravids on October - 23.
1091 On this day in history tornado (possible T8/F4) strikes the heart of London killing 2 and demolishing the then wooden London Bridge
1157 The Battle of Grathe Heath ends the civil war in Denmark. King Sweyn III is killed and Valdemar I restores the country on October - 23.
1229 Otto II becomes earl of Gelre on October - 23.
1260 On this day in history koetoez, Turkish sultan of Egypt, murdered
1450 On October - 23 johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint, dies at 70
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 Medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander on October - 23.
1602 On October - 23 franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57
1641 On October - 23 outbreak of the Irish Rebellion of 1641
1642 On October - 23 battle at Edgeville (Warwick): King Charles I vs English parliament
1644 On October - 23 sea battle of Fehmarn Sont: Adm Thijssen beats Denen
1654 On this day in history johann Bernhard Staudt, composer
1668 On this day in history jews of Barbados forbidden to engage in retail trade
1679 Meal Tub Plot against James II of England on October - 23.
1681 French troops under King Louis XIV occupy Staatsburg on this day in history.
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 On October - 23 ange-Jacques Gabriel, French court architect (Palace de la Concorde)
1702 -24] Battle in Bay of Vigo: Neth/Engl fleet destroy Span/French fleet on October - 23.
1713 On this day in history peter Burmannus Secundus, [Pieter Burman], Dutch classicist
1715 On October - 23 peter II Aleksejevitsj, Emperor of Russia (1727-30)
1739 On October - 23 war of Jenkins' Ear starts: British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, reluctantly declares war on Spain.
1752 Nicolas Appert, inventor (food canning, bouillon tablet) on October - 23.
1753 Columban Praelisauer, composer, dies at 50 on October - 23.
1760 On this day in history 1st Jewish prayer books printed in US
1767 H Benjamin Constant, [de Rebeque], French politician/writer on this day in history.