Historical Events In October - 23
Tuesday, 21 March 2023
0425 On this day in history 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 On this day in history burgundy king Guntram opens synod of Mâcon (Mastico)
0787 Byzantine empress Irene recovers Iconclastic cult at Nicaea on this day in history.
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 On October - 23 tornado (possible T8/F4) strikes the heart of London killing 2 and demolishing the then wooden London Bridge
1157 On October - 23 the Battle of Grathe Heath ends the civil war in Denmark. King Sweyn III is killed and Valdemar I restores the country.
1229 On this day in history 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 On October - 23 king Carlos I crowned, German emperor Charles V
1543 Juan de la Cueva, Spain, dramatist on October - 23.
1588 On October - 23 medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander
1602 Franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57 on October - 23.
1641 On October - 23 outbreak of the Irish Rebellion of 1641
1642 Battle at Edgeville (Warwick): King Charles I vs English parliament on this day in history.
1644 On this day in history 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 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 American colonial forces, led by Sir William Phipps, fail to seize Quebec on October - 23.
1698 On this day in history ange-Jacques Gabriel, French court architect (Palace de la Concorde)
1702 On this day in history -24] Battle in Bay of Vigo: Neth/Engl fleet destroy Span/French fleet
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 Nicolas Appert, inventor (food canning, bouillon tablet) on October - 23.
1753 Columban Praelisauer, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1760 1st Jewish prayer books printed in US on October - 23.
1767 On this day in history h Benjamin Constant, [de Rebeque], French politician/writer