Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
1735 On July - 23 johannes Herbst, composer
1745 On July - 23 charles Stuart, the Younger, lands at Eriskay Island, Hebrides
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 Karl Ludwig Hellwig, composer on July - 23.
1775 On July - 23 francois-Eugene Vidocq, British police detective
1793 The Prussians conquer Mayence on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 On July - 23 eduard Marxsen, composer
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 On July - 23 charlotte Sanders Cushman, US, actress (Lady MacBeth)
1816 Elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration), dies at 68 on July - 23.
1822 On this day in history darius Nash Couch, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1823 Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore, English poet on July - 23.
1824 Gabriel Colvin Wharton, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1906 on this day in history.
1825 On this day in history richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor
1827 On July - 23 the first US swim school opens (Boston Mass)
1827 1st US swim school opens (Boston Mass) on July - 23.
1827 On July - 23 pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway)
1828 Jonathan Hutchinson, surgeon/scientist on this day in history.
1829 William Austin Burt patents "typographer" (typewriter) on July - 23.
1829 Wojciech Boguslawski, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1833 Cornerstones are laid for the construction of the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio on July - 23.
1834 On July - 23 hMS Beagle anchors in Bay of Valparaiso
1834 On July - 23 james "Cardinal" Gibbons, archbishop of Baltimore