Historical Events In October - 23
Monday, 24 June 2019
0425 On October - 23 valentinian III is elevated as Roman Emperor, at the age of 6.
0502 On October - 23 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 this day in history.
0787 On this day in history byzantine empress Irene recovers Iconclastic cult at Nicaea
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 Battle of Zalaka: Alfonso VI vs Almoravids on October - 23.
1091 On October - 23 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 this day in history.
1229 Otto II becomes earl of Gelre on this day in history.
1260 On this day in history koetoez, Turkish sultan of Egypt, murdered
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 this day in history.
1588 Medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander on October - 23.
1602 On October - 23 franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57
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 Johann Bernhard Staudt, composer on October - 23.
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 On this day in history french troops under King Louis XIV occupy Staatsburg
1684 On October - 23 colony Massachusetts under authority of English crown mounted
1690 On this day in history revolt in Haarlem after public ban on smoking
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 October - 23 -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 On October - 23 peter II Aleksejevitsj, Emperor of Russia (1727-30)
1739 On October - 23 war of Jenkins' Ear starts: British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, reluctantly declares war on Spain.
1752 Nicolas Appert, inventor (food canning, bouillon tablet) on October - 23.
1753 On October - 23 columban Praelisauer, composer, dies at 50
1760 On this day in history 1st Jewish prayer books printed in US
1767 On October - 23 h Benjamin Constant, [de Rebeque], French politician/writer