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Famous Birthdays In May - 23

Sunday, 23 November 2014

1052  On May - 23 birth of king Philip I of France (d. 1108)  

1100  On May - 23 birth of emperor Qinzong of China (d. 1161)  

1598  On May - 23 birth of claude Mellan, French engraver/cartoonist/painter, baptized  

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

1617  On May - 23 birth of elias Ashmole, antiquary  

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

1644  Thomas Eisenhut, composer was born on May - 23.  

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

1707  On this day in history birth of carolus Linneus, Sweden, biological classifier  

1707  On May - 23 birth of carolus Linnaeus, Swedish botanist (d. 1778)  

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

1718  On May - 23 birth of william Hunter, obstetrician/medal writer  

1729  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1737  On this day in history birth of louis Francois Chambray, composer  

1741  On May - 23 birth of andrea Lucchesi, composer  

1753  Giovanni Battista Viotti, violonist/composer was born on May - 23.  

1754  Andrea Appiana, Italian royal painter (Napoleon) was born on this day in history.  

1756  On this day in history birth of nicolas-Joseph Hullmandel, composer  

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  Isaak-Ignaz Moscheles, composer was born on this day in history.  

1795  Charles Barry, architect was born on this day in history.  

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  Mason Brayman, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895 was born on May - 23.  

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

1820  On May - 23 birth of lorenzo Sawyer, 9th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of California (d. 1891)  

1824  Ambrose Everett Burnside, Major General (Union volunteers) was born on May - 23.  

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

1832  On this day in history birth of pieter J B C R van der Aa, Dutch Indologist/geographer  

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

1837  James Sanks Brisbin, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1892 was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In May - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1125  On May - 23 hendrik V, Roman catholics German king/emperor (1098/1111-25), dies  

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  Death of Girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45 on this day in history.  

1523  On May - 23 death of ashikaga Yoshitane, Japanese shogun (b. 1466)  

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