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 This day in History - March 23
450 Historic Events for March 23
1026

Koenraad II crowns himself king of Italy

Event
1066

18th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

Event
1153

Treaty of Konstanz between Frederik I "Barbarossa" and Pope Eugene III

Event
1169

Shirkuh, Kurd general/vizier of Cairo/Saladin's uncle, dies

Death
1237

Jan of Brienne, King of Jerusalem/Emperor of Constantinople, dies

Death
1369

Pedro, the Cruel, King/tyrant of Castile and Leon, murdered

Death
1490

Maimonides Mishneh Torah published

Event
1490

1st dated edition of Maimonides "Mishna Torah" published

Event
1534

Arag¢n legal

Event
1555

Julius III, [Giovanni M del Monte], Pope (1550-55), dies at 67

Death
1568

Treaty of Longjumeau: French huguenots go on strike

Event
1579

Friesland joins Union of Utrecht

Event
1593

English Congressionalist Henry Barrow accused of slander

Event
1599

Thomas Selle, composer

Birth
1606

Justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist, dies at 58

Death
1630

French troops occupy Pinerolo Piedmont

Event
1638

Frederik Ruysch, Dutch anatomist

Birth
1653

Johan van Galen, Dutch admiral (Dunes Monte Christo), dies at about 48

Death
1657

France and England form alliance against Spain; England gets Dunkirk

Event
1658

Valentin Dretzel, composer, dies at 79

Death
1669

Philipp Buchner, composer, dies at 54

Death
1676

Paulus Wirtz, [Wrtz], German/Neth army commander, dies at 63

Death
1699

John Bartram, naturalist/explorer, father of American botany

Birth
1708

English pretender to the throne James III lands at Firth of Forth

Event
1736

Iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83)

Birth