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Famous Birthdays In May - 23

Thursday, 30 October 2014

1052  King Philip I of France (d. 1108) was born on this day in history.  

1100  Emperor Qinzong of China (d. 1161) was born on May - 23.  

1598  On this day in history birth of claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, baptized  

1606  On this day in history birth of juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Spanish writer (d. 1682)  

1617  On this day in history birth of elias Ashmole, antiquary  

1620  Pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized was born on May - 23.  

1644  On May - 23 birth of thomas Eisenhut, composer  

1696  On May - 23 birth of johann Caspar Vogler, composer  

1707  On May - 23 birth of carolus Linneus, Sweden, biological classifier  

1707  Carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (d. 1778) was born on May - 23.  

1710  On May - 23 birth of francois-Gaspard Adam, French sculptor (garden sculptures)  

1718  William Hunter, obstetrician/medal writer was born on May - 23.  

1729  On May - 23 birth of giuseppe Parini, Italian priest/poet (Il Giorno)  

1734  On this day in history birth of friedrich Anton Mesmer, Austria, physician/hypnotist (Mesmerism)  

1735  Charles Joseph, prince the Ligne, Belgian fieldmarshal/author was born on May - 23.  

1737  Louis Francois Chambray, composer was born on this day in history.  

1741  On this day in history birth of andrea Lucchesi, composer  

1753  Giovanni Battista Viotti, violonist/composer was born on this day in history.  

1754  Andrea Appiana, Italian royal painter (Napoleon) was born on May - 23.  

1756  Nicolas-Joseph Hullmandel, composer was born on this day in history.  

1759  Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer was born on this day in history.  

1790  Jules Dumont d'Urville, French explorer (d. 1842) was born on May - 23.  

1794  On this day in history birth of isaak-Ignaz Moscheles, composer  

1795  Charles Barry, architect was born on May - 23.  

1799  Thomas Hood, English poet/composer (Song of the Shirt) was born on this day in history.  

1812  On May - 23 birth of henri A Esquiros, French poet/writer (Les Vierges Folles)  

1813  On May - 23 birth of mason Brayman, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895  

1820  James Buchanan Eads, US, engineer/inventor (Eads Bridge-St Louis) was born on this day in history.  

1820  Lorenzo Sawyer, 9th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of California (d. 1891) was born on May - 23.  

1824  On May - 23 birth of ambrose Everett Burnside, Major General (Union volunteers)  

1828  On May - 23 birth of edward Hitchcock, America's 1st prof of physical ed (Amherst College)  

1832  Pieter J B C R van der Aa, Dutch Indologist/geographer was born on this day in history.  

1834  On May - 23 birth of carl Heinrich Bloch, Danish painter (d. 1890)  

1837  On this day in history birth of james Sanks Brisbin, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1892  

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Famous Deaths In May - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1125  Hendrik V, Roman catholics German king/emperor (1098/1111-25), dies on this day in history.  

1153  On this day in history david I, king of Scotland (1124-53), dies at about 68  

1304  On May - 23 death of jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer  

1423  On this day in history benedict XIII, [Pedro the Luna], Spanish Pope (1394-1423), dies  

1498  On May - 23 death of girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45  

1523  Death of Ashikaga Yoshitane, Japanese shogun (b. 1466) on May - 23.  

1524  Death of Ismail I, Shah of Persia (b. 1487) on May - 23.  

1568  On this day in history adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27