Historical Events For July - 23
Friday, 26 May 2017
1735 Johannes Herbst, composer on July - 23.
1745 Charles Stuart, the Younger, lands at Eriskay Island, Hebrides on this day in history.
1757 Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti, Italian composer (La Silvia), dies at 71 on July - 23.
1764 James Otis publishes views on taxation without representation on July - 23.
1769 On July - 23 alexey Nikolayevich Titov, composer
1773 Karl Ludwig Hellwig, composer on July - 23.
1775 Francois-Eugene Vidocq, British police detective on July - 23.
1793 On this day in history the Prussians conquer Mayence.
1793 Joseph Hartmann Stuntz, composer on this day in history.
1793 On July - 23 thomas Mckean, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 72
1796 Franz Adolf Berwald, Sweden, composer on this day in history.
1798 On July - 23 napoleon captures Alexandria, Egypt
1803 Irish nationalist Robert Emmet, 25, leads a rebellion against the British He spoke with Bonaparte and Talleyrand last year in an effort to obtain French support, his small band of followers commits two murders and other acts of violence July 23 in a move to capture the viceroy, but the rioters are quickly dispersed Emmet escapes, goes into hiding, is captured August 25, tried by a special court, and hanged September 20 on July - 23.
1803 Robert Emmett's insurrected in Dublin on this day in history.
1803 Johann Vesque von Puttlingen, composer on this day in history.
1803 On July - 23 arthur Wolfe, 1st viscount Kilwarden/Chief Justice of Ireld, murdered
1806 Eduard Marxsen, composer on this day in history.
1808 On this day in history spanish forces at Bailen force a French army of 18,000 under Gen Pierre Antoine Dupont, 43, to surrender July 23
1812 Battle of Mogilev Russia-Napolean fights Czar Alexander I on July - 23.
1816 Charlotte Sanders Cushman, US, actress (Lady MacBeth) on this day in history.
1816 Elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration), dies at 68 on July - 23.
1822 On July - 23 darius Nash Couch, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1823 Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore, English poet on this day in history.
1824 Gabriel Colvin Wharton, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1906 on July - 23.
1825 On this day in history richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor
1827 The first US swim school opens (Boston Mass) on this day in history.
1827 On this day in history 1st US swim school opens (Boston Mass)
1827 Pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway) on this day in history.
1828 Jonathan Hutchinson, surgeon/scientist on July - 23.
1829 On this day in history william Austin Burt patents "typographer" (typewriter)
1829 On this day in history wojciech Boguslawski, composer, dies at 72
1833 On this day in history cornerstones are laid for the construction of the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio.
1834 HMS Beagle anchors in Bay of Valparaiso on July - 23.
1834 James "Cardinal" Gibbons, archbishop of Baltimore on July - 23.