Historical Events In October - 23
Thursday, 22 April 2021
0425 Valentinian III is elevated as Roman Emperor, at the age of 6 on October - 23.
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 Burgundy king Guntram opens synod of Mâcon (Mastico) on October - 23.
0787 Byzantine empress Irene recovers Iconclastic cult at Nicaea on October - 23.
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 On October - 23 otto II becomes earl of Gelre
1260 Koetoez, Turkish sultan of Egypt, murdered on October - 23.
1450 Johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1520 King Carlos I crowned, German emperor Charles V on October - 23.
1543 On October - 23 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 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 October - 23.
1644 Sea battle of Fehmarn Sont: Adm Thijssen beats Denen on this day in history.
1654 On this day in history johann Bernhard Staudt, composer
1668 On October - 23 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 October - 23.
1684 Colony Massachusetts under authority of English crown mounted on this day in history.
1690 Revolt in Haarlem after public ban on smoking on October - 23.
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 this day in history.
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 October - 23.
1715 On October - 23 peter II Aleksejevitsj, Emperor of Russia (1727-30)
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 this day in history.
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.