Historical Events In October - 23
Sunday, 18 August 2019
0425 On this day in history valentinian III is elevated as Roman Emperor, at the age of 6.
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 Burgundy king Guntram opens synod of Mâcon (Mastico) on October - 23.
0787 On this day in history byzantine empress Irene recovers Iconclastic cult at Nicaea
1086 On October - 23 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 this day in history 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 October - 23.
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 On October - 23 otto II becomes earl of Gelre
1260 On October - 23 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 October - 23.
1543 Juan de la Cueva, Spain, dramatist on this day in history.
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 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 Johann Bernhard Staudt, composer on this day in history.
1668 Jews of Barbados forbidden to engage in retail trade on October - 23.
1679 Meal Tub Plot against James II of England on October - 23.
1681 French troops under King Louis XIV occupy Staatsburg on October - 23.
1684 On this day in history colony Massachusetts under authority of English crown mounted
1690 Revolt in Haarlem after public ban on smoking on this day in history.
1694 On October - 23 american colonial forces, led by Sir William Phipps, fail to seize Quebec.
1698 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1713 On this day in history peter Burmannus Secundus, [Pieter Burman], Dutch classicist
1715 Peter II Aleksejevitsj, Emperor of Russia (1727-30) on October - 23.
1739 War of Jenkins' Ear starts: British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, reluctantly declares war on Spain on October - 23.
1752 On October - 23 nicolas Appert, inventor (food canning, bouillon tablet)
1753 Columban Praelisauer, composer, dies at 50 on October - 23.
1760 1st Jewish prayer books printed in US on this day in history.
1767 On this day in history h Benjamin Constant, [de Rebeque], French politician/writer