June 23

June 23 is the 174th day of the Gregorian calendar ( 175th in leap years), thus still remain 191 days of the year.

  • 2.1 Before the 19th century
  • 2.2 19th century
  • 2.3 20th century 2.3.1 1901-1950
  • 2.3.2 1951-2000
  • 3.1 Before the 19th century
  • 3.2 19th century
  • 3.3 20th century
  • 3.4 21st century


Politics and World Affairs

  • 0229: The Chinese warlord Sun Quan, Duke of Wu, declares himself Emperor of the Wu Dynasty.
  • 1101 Lombardy Crusaders conquer Ankara during the crusade of 1101.
  • 1180: The First Battle of Uji the Genpei War begins in Japan, where two samurai families fighting for power in the state.
  • 1197: Vladislav Henry is elected Bohemian duke. He is, however, a little later to abdicate in favor of his brother Ottokar I., in order not to let the family dispute the Přemyslids escalate.
  • 1305: The Treaty of Athis -sur -Orge, the County of Flanders becomes independent as a French fief, but has the cities of Lille, Douai and Béthune left to the French crown, and provide an annual compensation payment.


Science and Technology


  • 2006: The Musée du quai Branly in Paris is opened as a French national museum for non-European art.



  • 0964: The Romans deliver Pope Benedict V. of the Emperor Otto I, who favored Leo VIII for the post.
  • 1993: The Council, meeting in Balamand Monastery Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church rejects in a statement from the uniatism as a method or model for the desired unity of the two Churches.
  • 1996: The two German priest Karl Leisner and Bernhard Lichtenberg be beatified by Pope John Paul II in Berlin's Olympic Stadium.

Nature and Environment


Minor accidents are listed in the sub- items of disaster.


  • 2012: The team of the German ethnic group from South Tyrol wins the final of the Europeada 2012, the football championship of linguistic autochthonous minorities, in the Lausitz against the team of Roma from Hungary 3-1.

Entries of Athletics world records are located under the respective discipline under Athletics. Entries to the World Cup games are found in the bottoms of football 's World Cup. The same is true for the European Football Championships.


Before the 19th century

19th century

20th century




Before the 19th century

  • 0079: Vespasian, Roman emperor
  • 0679: Æthelthryth, Anglo-Saxon Saints
  • 1137: Adalbert I of Saarbrücken, Archbishop of Mainz, Reicherzkanzler
  • 1139: Andreas von Kuik, Bishop of Utrecht
  • 1290: Henry the Just, Duke of Silesia -Breslau
  • 1555: Pedro Mascarenhas, Portuguese navigator, explorer and diplomat
  • 1611: Christian II, Prince of the House of Wettin ( Albertine line)
  • 1614: Markus Welser, German humanist, historian, publisher and mayor of Augsburg
  • 1677: Wilhelm Ludwig, Duke of Württemberg
  • 1691: Süleyman II, 1687-1691 Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
  • 1733: Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss physician and naturalist
  • 1775: James Abercrombie, a British officer
  • 1779: Michael Sehul, Governor of Tigray

19th century

20th century

21st Century

  • 2001: Corinne Calvet, French actress
  • 2003: Fred Sandback, American sculptor
  • 2004: Herman H. Goldstine, American mathematician
  • 2004: Theo Schoeller, German entrepreneur ( Schoeller - ice)
  • 2005: Jean -Baptiste Gurion, Algerian Bishop
  • 2006: Martin John Lars Adler, a Swedish journalist and photographer
  • 2006: Aaron Spelling, American film and television producer
  • 2009: Hanne Job, German actress
  • 2010: Jörg Berger, German football player and coach
  • 2010: Frank Giering, German actor
  • 2011: Peter Falk, American actor and film producer
  • 2011: Stephane Franke, German track and field athlete and Olympian
  • 2011: Christiane Desroches Noblecourt, French Egyptologist
  • 2013: Richard Matheson, American author

Holidays and observances

  • Religious observances Argula of Grumbach, German reformer ( Protestant)
  • Name-day Edeltraud
  • State Holidays and observances Luxembourg: National Day of Luxembourg (since 1961)

More entries contains the list of commemorative and Action days.

  • Day
  • Day in June