On This Day in History for June 23

Events in History

  • 930 World's oldest parliament, the Icelandic Parliament is established, the Alþingi (anglicised as Althing or Althingi)
  • 1295 Pope Boniface VIII enters Rome
  • 1298 Duke Albrecht von Habsburg crowned King of Germany
  • 1305 French-Flemish peace treaty signed at Athis-sur-Orge
  • 1532 Henry VIII of England & Francois I of France sign secret treaty against Emperor Charles V
  • 1547 Champion of The Protestant Reformation, Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse is captured and taken to south Germany
  • 1565 Turgut Reis [Dragut], commander of the Ottoman Navy, dies during the Siege of Malta
  • 1585 Spanish army under Tassis beats Amerongen Staatse troops
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Weddings in History

Divorces in History

  • 1993 Lindsay Wagner (Bionic Woman) files for divorce from Lawrence Mortorff

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