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Famous Birthdays In May - 23

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

1052  On this day in history birth of king Philip I of France (d. 1108)  

1100  Emperor Qinzong of China (d. 1161) was born on this day in history.  

1598  Claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, baptized was born on May - 23.  

1606  Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Spanish writer (d. 1682) was born on May - 23.  

1617  Elias Ashmole, antiquary was born on this day in history.  

1620  On this day in history birth of pieter Neefs, the Younger, Flemish painter, baptized  

1644  On this day in history birth of thomas Eisenhut, composer  

1696  Johann Caspar Vogler, composer was born on May - 23.  

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

1707  On this day in history birth of carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (d. 1778)  

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

1718  William Hunter, obstetrician/medal writer was born on this day in history.  

1729  Giuseppe Parini, Italian priest/poet (Il Giorno) was born on May - 23.  

1734  Friedrich Anton Mesmer, Austria, physician/hypnotist (Mesmerism) was born on this day in history.  

1735  On May - 23 birth of charles Joseph, prince the Ligne, Belgian fieldmarshal/author  

1737  On May - 23 birth of louis Francois Chambray, composer  

1741  On May - 23 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  On May - 23 birth of nicolas-Joseph Hullmandel, composer  

1759  Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer was born on May - 23.  

1790  On May - 23 birth of jules Dumont d'Urville, French explorer (d. 1842)  

1794  On May - 23 birth of isaak-Ignaz Moscheles, composer  

1795  On this day in history birth of charles Barry, architect  

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

1812  On this day in history 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 May - 23.  

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

1824  On this day in history birth of ambrose Everett Burnside, Major General (Union volunteers)  

1828  Edward Hitchcock, America's 1st prof of physical ed (Amherst College) was born on this day in history.  

1832  Pieter J B C R van der Aa, Dutch Indologist/geographer was born on May - 23.  

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

1837  On May - 23 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 May - 23 david I, king of Scotland (1124-53), dies at about 68  

1304  Death of Jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer on May - 23.  

1423  On May - 23 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 this day in history.  

1524  On this day in history death of ismail I, Shah of Persia (b. 1487)  

1568  Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27 on this day in history.