Historical Events In October - 23
Sunday, 26 September 2021
0425 Valentinian III is elevated as Roman Emperor, at the age of 6 on this day in history.
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 On October - 23 burgundy king Guntram opens synod of Mâcon (Mastico)
0787 On this day in history byzantine empress Irene recovers Iconclastic cult at Nicaea
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 this day in history.
1091 Tornado (possible T8/F4) strikes the heart of London killing 2 and demolishing the then wooden London Bridge on October - 23.
1157 On this day in history the Battle of Grathe Heath ends the civil war in Denmark. King Sweyn III is killed and Valdemar I restores the country.
1229 On October - 23 otto II becomes earl of Gelre
1260 Koetoez, Turkish sultan of Egypt, murdered on October - 23.
1450 On October - 23 johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint, dies at 70
1520 On October - 23 king Carlos I crowned, German emperor Charles V
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 Franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1641 On this day in history outbreak of the Irish Rebellion of 1641
1642 Battle at Edgeville (Warwick): King Charles I vs English parliament on October - 23.
1644 On October - 23 sea battle of Fehmarn Sont: Adm Thijssen beats Denen
1654 On this day in history johann Bernhard Staudt, composer
1668 Jews of Barbados forbidden to engage in retail trade on October - 23.
1679 On this day in history meal Tub Plot against James II of England
1681 On October - 23 french troops under King Louis XIV occupy Staatsburg
1684 On this day in history colony Massachusetts under authority of English crown mounted
1690 On October - 23 revolt in Haarlem after public ban on smoking
1694 American colonial forces, led by Sir William Phipps, fail to seize Quebec on this day in history.
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 Peter Burmannus Secundus, [Pieter Burman], Dutch classicist on this day in history.
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 On this day in history columban Praelisauer, composer, dies at 50
1760 1st Jewish prayer books printed in US on October - 23.
1767 H Benjamin Constant, [de Rebeque], French politician/writer on October - 23.