Historical Events In October - 23
Friday, 29 May 2020
0425 Valentinian III is elevated as Roman Emperor, at the age of 6 on October - 23.
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 Burgundy king Guntram opens synod of MĂ˘con (Mastico) on this day in history.
0787 Byzantine empress Irene recovers Iconclastic cult at Nicaea on October - 23.
1086 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1229 On this day in history otto II becomes earl of Gelre
1260 On October - 23 koetoez, Turkish sultan of Egypt, murdered
1450 On this day in history johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint, dies at 70
1520 King Carlos I crowned, German emperor Charles V on this day in history.
1543 Juan de la Cueva, Spain, dramatist on October - 23.
1588 On this day in history medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander
1602 On October - 23 franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57
1641 Outbreak of the Irish Rebellion of 1641 on October - 23.
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 On October - 23 meal Tub Plot against James II of England
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 October - 23.
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 this day in history.
1713 Peter Burmannus Secundus, [Pieter Burman], Dutch classicist on this day in history.
1715 Peter II Aleksejevitsj, Emperor of Russia (1727-30) on this day in history.
1739 On this day in history war of Jenkins' Ear starts: British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, reluctantly declares war on Spain.
1752 On October - 23 nicolas Appert, inventor (food canning, bouillon tablet)
1753 Columban Praelisauer, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1760 1st Jewish prayer books printed in US on this day in history.
1767 On October - 23 h Benjamin Constant, [de Rebeque], French politician/writer