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 This day in History - June 23
370 Historic Events for June 23
758

Ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher/disciple of Hui-neng, dies at 74

Death
930

World's oldest parliament, the Iceland Parliament, established

Event
1075

Theoduinus, Beiers prince-bishop of Liege, dies

Death
1137

Adalbert I, archbishop of Mainz (1111-1137), dies

Death
1139

Andries van Kuik, bishop of Utrecht, dies

Death
1160

Johannes de Matha, French saint/founder (Trinitarians)

Birth
1295

Pope Boniface VIII enters Rome

Event
1298

Duke Albrecht von Habsburg chosen Roman Catholic German king

Event
1305

French-Flemish peace treaty signed at Athis-sur-Orge

Event
1444

Marcus, [Manuel] Eugenicus, Byzantine bishop of Efeze/theologist, dies

Death
1532

Henry VIII and Fran‡ois I signs secret treaty against emperor Karel V

Event
1540

Johann Baptista Serranus, composer

Birth
1585

Spanish army under Tassis beats Amerongen Staatse troops

Event
1611

Henry Hudson set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers on his ship Discovery and never seen again

Event
1612

Justus G Schottel, [Schottelius], German poet

Birth
1658

Dutch troops occupy last Portugese Fort Jafnapatnam Ceylon

Event
1661

Marriage contract for Charles II of England and Catharina of Portugal

Event
1683

William Penn signs friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape indians in Pennsylvania; only treaty "not sworn to, nor broken"

Event
1724

Russia and Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople

Event
1749

Konrad Back, composer

Birth
1757

Robert Clive defeats Indians at Plassey, wins control of Bengal

Event
1760

Battle of Landshut Silesia: Austria beats Prussia

Event
1763

Jos‚phine Martiniques, empress of France (1804-14)

Birth
1771

Jean-Claude Trial, composer, dies at 38

Death
1774

Matthijs Siegenbeek, Dutch linguist (spelling)

Birth