Historical Events For July - 23
Sunday, 23 July 2017
1735 On this day in history johannes Herbst, composer
1745 Charles Stuart, the Younger, lands at Eriskay Island, Hebrides on July - 23.
1757 Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti, Italian composer (La Silvia), dies at 71 on July - 23.
1764 On this day in history james Otis publishes views on taxation without representation
1769 On July - 23 alexey Nikolayevich Titov, composer
1773 On this day in history karl Ludwig Hellwig, composer
1775 On July - 23 francois-Eugene Vidocq, British police detective
1793 The Prussians conquer Mayence on July - 23.
1793 On July - 23 joseph Hartmann Stuntz, composer
1793 Thomas Mckean, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 72 on July - 23.
1796 On this day in history franz Adolf Berwald, Sweden, composer
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 July - 23.
1803 On this day in history arthur Wolfe, 1st viscount Kilwarden/Chief Justice of Ireld, murdered
1806 Eduard Marxsen, composer on July - 23.
1808 Spanish forces at Bailen force a French army of 18,000 under Gen Pierre Antoine Dupont, 43, to surrender July 23 on July - 23.
1812 Battle of Mogilev Russia-Napolean fights Czar Alexander I on this day in history.
1816 Charlotte Sanders Cushman, US, actress (Lady MacBeth) on this day in history.
1816 On July - 23 elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration), dies at 68
1822 On this day in history darius Nash Couch, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1823 On this day in history coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore, English poet
1824 On July - 23 gabriel Colvin Wharton, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1906
1825 Richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor on this day in history.
1827 The first US swim school opens (Boston Mass) on July - 23.
1827 1st US swim school opens (Boston Mass) on July - 23.
1827 Pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway) on July - 23.
1828 On July - 23 jonathan Hutchinson, surgeon/scientist
1829 William Austin Burt patents "typographer" (typewriter) on July - 23.
1829 On July - 23 wojciech Boguslawski, composer, dies at 72
1833 Cornerstones are laid for the construction of the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio on July - 23.
1834 HMS Beagle anchors in Bay of Valparaiso on this day in history.
1834 On this day in history james "Cardinal" Gibbons, archbishop of Baltimore