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Roman Republican civil wars: Second Battle of Philippi – Mark Antony and Octavian decisively defeat Brutus's army. Brutus commits suicide. (23. October 42. BC)

Valentinian III is elevated as Roman Emperor at the age of 6. (23. October 425)

The Synodus Palmaris, called by Gothic king Theodoric the Great, discharges Pope Symmachus of all charges, thus ending the schism of Antipope Laurentius. (23. October 502)

At the Battle of az-Zallaqah, the army of Yusuf ibn Tashfin defeats the forces of Castilian King Alfonso VI. (23. October 1086)

The Battle of Grathe Heath ends the civil war in Denmark. King Sweyn III is killed and Valdemar I restores the country. (23. October 1157)

The first treaty forming the Auld Alliance between Scotland and France against England is signed in Paris. (23. October 1295)

Outbreak of the Irish Rebellion of 1641. (23. October 1641)

Battle of Edgehill: First major battle of the First English Civil War. (23. October 1642)

British/American colonial forces, led by Sir William Phipps, fail to seize Quebec from the French. (23. October 1694)

The first Parliament of Great Britain meets. (23. October 1707)

War of Jenkins' Ear starts: British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, reluctantly declares war on Spain. (23. October 1739)

Claude François de Malet, a French general, begins a conspiracy to overthrow Napoleon Bonaparte, claiming that the Emperor died in Russia and that he is now the commandant of Paris. (23. October 1812)

The first National Women's Rights Convention begins in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. (23. October 1850)

U.S. President Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus in Washington, D.C., for all military-related cases. (23. October 1861)

American Civil War: Battle of Westport – Union forces under General Samuel R. Curtis defeat Confederate troops led by General Sterling Price at Westport, near Kansas City. (23. October 1864)

72 Senators are summoned by Royal Proclamation to serve as the first members of the Canadian Senate. (23. October 1867)

Franco-Prussian War: the Siege of Metz concludes with a decisive Prussian victory. (23. October 1870)

Alberto Santos-Dumont flies an airplane in the first heavier-than-air flight in Europe at Champs de Bagatelle, Paris, France. (23. October 1906)

First use of aircraft in war: An Italian pilot takes off from Libya to observe Turkish army lines during the Turco-Italian War. (23. October 1911)

First Balkan War: The Battle of Kumanovo between the Serbian and Ottoman armies begins. (23. October 1912)

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