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Famous Birthdays In December - 23

Monday, 22 December 2014

1173  On December - 23 birth of louis I, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1231)  

1174  On this day in history birth of louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach  

1513  Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (d. 1577) was born on this day in history.  

1537  On this day in history birth of king John III of Sweden (d. 1592)  

1544  On December - 23 birth of anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)  

1548  On this day in history birth of pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)  

1582  Severo Bonini, composer was born on December - 23.  

1597  On this day in history birth of martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"  

1613  On this day in history birth of carl Gustaf Wrangel, Swedish soldier (d. 1676)  

1621  On December - 23 birth of edmund Berry Godfrey, English magistrate (d. 1678)  

1621  Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Nottingham, Lord Chancellor of England (d. 1682) was born on this day in history.  

1644  On this day in history birth of tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer  

1689  On December - 23 birth of joseph Bodin de Boismortier, composer  

1699  Joseph Gibbs, composer was born on this day in history.  

1709  Jean-Noel Hamal, composer was born on December - 23.  

1714  On this day in history birth of johann Siebenkas, composer  

1716  On December - 23 birth of johann Heinrich Rolle, composer  

1732  Richard Arkwright, inventor (spinning frame) was born on December - 23.  

1743  On December - 23 birth of ippolit Bogdanovich, Russian poet (d. 1803)  

1749  Johann Lukas Schubaur, composer was born on this day in history.  

1750  Frederik Augustus I, the Righteous, king of Saxony (1806-27) was born on December - 23.  

1758  Nathan Wilson U.S. Representative from New York was born on December - 23.  

1763  On this day in history birth of john Davy, composer  

1777  Aleksandr I P Romanov, tsar of Russia (1801-25) was born on this day in history.  

1780  On December - 23 birth of charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher  

1790  On this day in history birth of jean-Francois Champollion, deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphics  

1795  Philippe Vandermaelen, Flemish cartographer (Atlas Universel) was born on December - 23.  

1804  On December - 23 birth of charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, French critic/writer (Informal Talk)  

1805  On December - 23 birth of joseph Smith Jr, Sharon Vt, founder (Mormon Church)  

1808  Thomas Turner, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1883 was born on December - 23.  

1812  Samuel Smiles, Scotland, author (Self-Help, Character, Duty) was born on this day in history.  

1812  William Hauser, composer was born on December - 23.  

1815  On this day in history birth of henry Highland Garnet, Maryland, minister/abolitionist/diplomat  

1818  On this day in history birth of david Addison Weisiger, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1899  

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Famous Deaths In December - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0558  On December - 23 childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62  

0679  Death of Dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered on December - 23.  

0910  On December - 23 death of naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar  

0913  Death of Conrad of Franconia on this day in history.  

0918  On December - 23 conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies  

1116  On this day in history ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies  

1230  Death of Berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England on this day in history.  

1236  On December - 23 philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies