Historical Events In October - 23
Wednesday, 19 January 2022
0425 Valentinian III is elevated as Roman Emperor, at the age of 6 on this day in history.
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 Mâcon (Mastico)
0787 Byzantine empress Irene recovers Iconclastic cult at Nicaea on October - 23.
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 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 this day in history.
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 On October - 23 king Carlos I crowned, German emperor Charles V
1543 On October - 23 juan de la Cueva, Spain, dramatist
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 Outbreak of the Irish Rebellion of 1641 on this day in history.
1642 Battle at Edgeville (Warwick): King Charles I vs English parliament on this day in history.
1644 On October - 23 sea battle of Fehmarn Sont: Adm Thijssen beats Denen
1654 On this day in history johann Bernhard Staudt, composer
1668 On this day in history 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 October - 23.
1684 Colony Massachusetts under authority of English crown mounted on October - 23.
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 Ange-Jacques Gabriel, French court architect (Palace de la Concorde) on this day in history.
1702 On October - 23 -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 On October - 23 nicolas Appert, inventor (food canning, bouillon tablet)
1753 On October - 23 columban Praelisauer, composer, dies at 50
1760 On this day in history 1st Jewish prayer books printed in US
1767 H Benjamin Constant, [de Rebeque], French politician/writer on October - 23.