Historical Events In October - 23
Thursday, 17 October 2019
0425 On this day in history valentinian III is elevated as Roman Emperor, at the age of 6.
0502 On this day in history 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 October - 23 burgundy king Guntram opens synod of MĂ˘con (Mastico)
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 October - 23 battle of Zalaka: Alfonso VI vs Almoravids
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 this day in history.
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 October - 23 juan de la Cueva, Spain, dramatist
1588 On October - 23 medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander
1602 On this day in history franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57
1641 Outbreak of the Irish Rebellion of 1641 on this day in history.
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 October - 23.
1654 On October - 23 johann Bernhard Staudt, composer
1668 Jews of Barbados forbidden to engage in retail trade on October - 23.
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 October - 23.
1690 On October - 23 revolt in Haarlem after public ban on smoking
1694 On October - 23 american colonial forces, led by Sir William Phipps, fail to seize Quebec.
1698 Ange-Jacques Gabriel, French court architect (Palace de la Concorde) on October - 23.
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 On October - 23 peter II Aleksejevitsj, Emperor of Russia (1727-30)
1739 On this day in history 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 On this day in history columban Praelisauer, composer, dies at 50
1760 On October - 23 1st Jewish prayer books printed in US
1767 H Benjamin Constant, [de Rebeque], French politician/writer on October - 23.