On This Day in History for March 23

Events in History

  • 1026 Conrad II crowns himself King of Italy
  • 1066 18th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
  • 1153 Treaty of Konstanz between Frederick I "Barbarossa" & Pope Eugene III
  • 1174 Jocelin, abbot of Melrose, is elected bishop of Glasgow
  • 1490 1st dated edition of Maimonides "Mishneh Torah", a code of Jewish religious law is published
  • 1534 Aragonese legal code formally recognised
  • 1568 Treaty of Longjumeau: French huguenots go on strike
  • 1579 Friesland joins Union of Utrecht
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Weddings in History

  • 1779 Botanist Joseph Banks (36) weds Dorothea Hugessen
  • 1923 Writer Anaïs Nin (Delta of Venus) marries banker and artist Hugh Parker Guiler in Havana, Cuba
  • 2008 France's former first lady Cecilia Ciganer-Albeniz (50) weds Moroccan-born public relations executive Richard Attias (48) in Manhattan, New York

Divorces in History

  • 1769 Augustus FitzRoy, English Duke of Grafton divorces the Duchess of Grafton, (formerly Hon. Anne Liddell) by an Act of Parliament

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