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 This day in History - November 23
395 Historic Events for November 23
615

Columbanus, Irish monastery founder/poet/saint (Poenitentiale), dies

Death
912

Otto I, the Great, German king, Holy Roman emperor (962-73)

Birth
1165

Pope Alexander III returns from exile to Rome

Event
1221

Alfonso X (the Wise), king of Castile and Leon (1252-84)

Birth
1249

Ajjoeb, sultan of Egypt, dies

Death
1334

St Clemens Flood: Dike breaks at Flemish/Zeeuwse/Dutch coast

Event
1407

Louis, duke of Orl‚ans, murdered

Death
1457

Ladislaus V Posthumus, king of Hungary/Bohemia, dies at 17

Death
1499

Perkin Warbeck, Flemish sailor, hanged

Death
1553

Prospero Alpini, Italy, botanist/physician (De Medocoma Aegyptorum)

Birth
1556

King Philip II confers with Dutch financial experts

Event
1558

Charles, earl of Lalaing/land guardian of the Neth, dies at 52

Death
1577

Water Geuzen under capt Slope enter Amsterdam

Event
1584

English parliament throws out Jesuits

Event
1585

Thomas Tallis, composer, dies

Death
1608

Francisco M de Melo, Portuguese author (Epan foras)

Birth
1613

Charles Philip of Croij, marquis of Havr‚/earl of Fontenoy, dies at 64

Death
1616

John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (product of Wallis)

Birth
1669

Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch deaf-mute teacher (Surdus Loquens)

Birth
1690

Ernst J earl van Biron, Russian duke of Koerland/regent of Ivan VI

Birth
1695

Fran‡ois the Cuvilli‚s, Belgian court architect of Bayern

Birth
1700

Cardinal Francesco Albani elected Pope Clemens XI

Event
1705

Nicholas Rowe's "Ulysses," premieres in London

Event
1709

Hans Willem baron Bentinck, Dutch/English earl of Portland, dies at 60

Death
1744

English premier John Carteret resigns

Event