Historical Events For July - 23
Monday, 25 September 2017
1735 Johannes Herbst, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1775 On July - 23 francois-Eugene Vidocq, British police detective
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 July - 23.
1798 On July - 23 napoleon captures Alexandria, Egypt
1803 On this day in history 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
1803 On July - 23 robert Emmett's insurrected in Dublin
1803 Johann Vesque von Puttlingen, composer on this day in history.
1803 On this day in history arthur Wolfe, 1st viscount Kilwarden/Chief Justice of Ireld, murdered
1806 Eduard Marxsen, composer on this day in history.
1808 Spanish forces at Bailen force a French army of 18,000 under Gen Pierre Antoine Dupont, 43, to surrender July 23 on this day in history.
1812 Battle of Mogilev Russia-Napolean fights Czar Alexander I on this day in history.
1816 On July - 23 charlotte Sanders Cushman, US, actress (Lady MacBeth)
1816 On this day in history elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration), dies at 68
1822 On July - 23 darius Nash Couch, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1823 On July - 23 coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore, English poet
1824 Gabriel Colvin Wharton, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1906 on July - 23.
1825 Richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor on July - 23.
1827 The first US swim school opens (Boston Mass) on this day in history.
1827 1st US swim school opens (Boston Mass) on July - 23.
1827 On July - 23 pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway)
1828 On July - 23 jonathan Hutchinson, surgeon/scientist
1829 On July - 23 william Austin Burt patents "typographer" (typewriter)
1829 Wojciech Boguslawski, composer, dies at 72 on July - 23.
1833 Cornerstones are laid for the construction of the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio on this day in history.
1834 On this day in history hMS Beagle anchors in Bay of Valparaiso
1834 On this day in history james "Cardinal" Gibbons, archbishop of Baltimore