Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Friday, 31 October 2014
1735 Johannes Herbst, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1764 James Otis publishes views on taxation without representation on this day in history.
1769 On July - 23 alexey Nikolayevich Titov, composer
1773 On July - 23 karl Ludwig Hellwig, composer
1775 On this day in history francois-Eugene Vidocq, British police detective
1793 The Prussians conquer Mayence on July - 23.
1793 Joseph Hartmann Stuntz, composer on July - 23.
1793 On this day in history thomas Mckean, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 72
1796 On July - 23 franz Adolf Berwald, Sweden, composer
1798 On this day in history napoleon captures Alexandria, Egypt
1803 On July - 23 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 Arthur Wolfe, 1st viscount Kilwarden/Chief Justice of Ireld, murdered on July - 23.
1806 Eduard Marxsen, composer on this day in history.
1808 On July - 23 spanish forces at Bailen force a French army of 18,000 under Gen Pierre Antoine Dupont, 43, to surrender July 23
1812 On July - 23 battle of Mogilev Russia-Napolean fights Czar Alexander I
1816 Charlotte Sanders Cushman, US, actress (Lady MacBeth) on July - 23.
1816 Elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1822 Darius Nash Couch, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897 on this day in history.
1823 Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore, English poet on July - 23.
1824 Gabriel Colvin Wharton, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1906 on July - 23.
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 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 On this day in history 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 July - 23.
1834 James "Cardinal" Gibbons, archbishop of Baltimore on July - 23.