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First Battle of Uji, starting the Genpei War in Japan. (23. June 1180)

The Battle of Moclín takes place in the context of the Spanish Reconquista pitting the forces of the Kingdom of Castile against the Emirate of Granada. The battle resulted in a Granadian victory. (23. June 1280)

A peace treaty between the Flemish and the French is signed at Athis-sur-Orge. (23. June 1305)

First War of Scottish Independence: The Battle of Bannockburn (south of Stirling) begins. (23. June 1314)

Henry VIII and François I sign a secret treaty against Emperor Charles V. (23. June 1532)

Turgut Reis (Dragut), commander of the Ottoman navy, dies during the Siege of Malta. (23. June 1565)

The mutinous crew of Henry Hudson's fourth voyage sets Henry, his son and seven loyal crew members adrift in an open boat in what is now Hudson Bay; they are never heard from again. (23. June 1611)

Marriage contract between Charles II of England and Catherine of Braganza. (23. June 1661)

William Penn signs a friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape Indians in Pennsylvania. (23. June 1683)

The French residents of Acadia are given one year to declare allegiance to Britain or leave Nova Scotia, Canada. (23. June 1713)

Battle of Plassey – 3,000 British troops under Robert Clive defeat a 50,000 strong Indian army under Siraj Ud Daulah at Plassey. (23. June 1757)

Seven Years' War: Battle of Krefeld – British forces defeat French troops at Krefeld in Germany. (23. June 1758)

Seven Years' War: Battle of Landeshut – Austria defeats Prussia. (23. June 1760)

American Revolution: Battle of Springfield fought in and around Springfield, New Jersey (including Short Hills, formerly of Springfield, now of Millburn Township). (23. June 1780)

Empress Catherine II of Russia grants Jews permission to settle in Kiev. (23. June 1794)

John Jacob Astor forms the Pacific Fur Company. (23. June 1810)

War of 1812: Great Britain revokes the restrictions on American commerce, thus eliminating one of the chief reasons for going to war. (23. June 1812)

Beginning of the June Days Uprising in Paris, France. (23. June 1848)

The United States Congress establishes the Government Printing Office. (23. June 1860)

The United States Congress establishes the Secret Service. (23. June 1860)

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