On This Day in History for August 23

Events in History

  • 476 Odoacer proclaimed King of Italy by his troops, 1st barbarian King of Italy
  • 1046 King Henry III gives money to Utrecht Deventer diocese
  • 1059 Treaty of Melfi: Pope Nicholas II recognizes the Norman conquest of Southern Italy by appointing Norman adventurer Robert Guiscard Duke of Apulia and Calabria and Count of Sicily
  • 1305 Scottish patriot William Wallace is executed for high treason by Edward I of England at Smithfield, London
  • 1328 Battle at Kassel: French troops stop uprising of Flemish farmers
  • 1441 Holland & Hanzesteden sign cease fire treaty
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