Historical Events In October - 23
Wednesday, 11 December 2019
0425 On October - 23 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 MĂ˘con (Mastico)
0787 On October - 23 byzantine empress Irene recovers Iconclastic cult at Nicaea
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 Battle of Zalaka: Alfonso VI vs Almoravids on this day in history.
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 Koetoez, Turkish sultan of Egypt, murdered on this day in history.
1450 Johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint, dies at 70 on October - 23.
1520 King Carlos I crowned, German emperor Charles V on October - 23.
1543 Juan de la Cueva, Spain, dramatist on October - 23.
1588 Medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander on this day in history.
1602 Franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1641 Outbreak of the Irish Rebellion of 1641 on October - 23.
1642 On this day in history battle at Edgeville (Warwick): King Charles I vs English parliament
1644 On October - 23 sea battle of Fehmarn Sont: Adm Thijssen beats Denen
1654 On this day in history johann Bernhard Staudt, composer
1668 Jews of Barbados forbidden to engage in retail trade on October - 23.
1679 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1702 On October - 23 -24] Battle in Bay of Vigo: Neth/Engl fleet destroy Span/French fleet
1713 On October - 23 peter Burmannus Secundus, [Pieter Burman], Dutch classicist
1715 Peter II Aleksejevitsj, Emperor of Russia (1727-30) on this day in history.
1739 War of Jenkins' Ear starts: British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, reluctantly declares war on Spain on this day in history.
1752 Nicolas Appert, inventor (food canning, bouillon tablet) on this day in history.
1753 On October - 23 columban Praelisauer, composer, dies at 50
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