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 This day in History - October 23
334 Historic Events for October 23
585

Burgundy king Guntram opens synod of Mƒcon (Mastico)

Event
787

Byzantine empress Irene recovers Iconclastic cult at Nicaea

Event
1086

Battle of Zalaka: Alfonso VI vs Almoravids

Event
1229

Otto II becomes earl of Gelre

Event
1260

Koetoez, Turkish sultan of Egypt, murdered

Death
1450

Johannes van Capestrano, Italian saint, dies at 70

Death
1520

King Carlos I crowned, German emperor Charles V

Event
1543

Juan de la Cueva, Spain, dramatist

Birth
1588

Medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander

Event
1602

Franciscus Junius, French/Neth calvinist theologist/vicar, dies at 57

Death
1642

Battle at Edgeville (Warwick): King Charles I vs English parliament

Event
1644

Sea battle of Fehmarn Sont: Adm Thijssen beats Denen

Event
1654

Johann Bernhard Staudt, composer

Birth
1668

Jews of Barbados forbidden to engage in retail trade

Event
1679

Meal Tub Plot against James II of England

Event
1681

French troops under King Louis XIV occupy Staatsburg

Event
1684

Colony Massachusetts under authority of English crown mounted

Event
1690

Revolt in Haarlem after public ban on smoking

Event
1698

Ange-Jacques Gabriel, French court architect (Palace de la Concorde)

Birth
1702

-24] Battle in Bay of Vigo: Neth/Engl fleet destroy Span/French fleet

Event
1713

Peter Burmannus Secundus, [Pieter Burman], Dutch classicist

Birth
1715

Peter II Aleksejevitsj, Emperor of Russia (1727-30)

Birth
1752

Nicolas Appert, inventor (food canning, bouillon tablet)

Birth
1753

Columban Praelisauer, composer, dies at 50

Death
1760

1st Jewish prayer books printed in US

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