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 This day in History - September 23
367 Historic Events for September 23
775

Constantine V Copronymus, Emperor of Byzantium (720-75), dies

Death
918

Koenraad I, German duke/king (911-18), dies at 42

Death
951

Otto I the Great becomes king of Italy

Event
965

Aboe a-Taia-H al-Moetanabbi, Arabic royal poet (Diwan), murdered

Death
1122

Concord of Worms

Event
1408

Battle of Oth‚e

Event
1513

King Henry III and Emperor Maximilian conquer Doornik

Event
1541

Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist, dies at 47

Death
1555

Louise de Coligny, French 4th wife of Willem of Orange

Birth
1561

King Philip II of Spain forbids Spanish settlements in Florida

Event
1591

Michael Lohr, composer

Birth
1596

Joan Blaeu, cartographer/publisher

Birth
1605

Daniel von Czepko, German poet

Birth
1624

Willem Pietersz Buytewech, painter/etcher, dies at about 32

Death
1641

Adrian "Aart" van Wijck, theologist (against jansenisme)

Birth
1642

Giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer

Birth
1642

Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass, 1st commencement

Event
1666

Princess Maria of Orange-Nassau marries Mauritius earl of Simmeren

Event
1684

Johann Theodor Romhild, composer

Birth
1694

Francesco Passarini, composer, dies at 57

Death
1700

Nicolaus Adam Strungk, composer, dies at 59

Death
1703

Jean-Marie Leclair, composer

Birth
1712

Ferdinand VI, the wise, King of Spain (1746-59)

Birth
1719

Liechtenstein declares independence from German empire

Event
1738

Hermannus Boerhaave, medical/botanist, dies at 69

Death