Historical Events For July - 23
Thursday, 23 February 2017
1735 On this day in history johannes Herbst, composer
1745 On this day in history 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 Alexey Nikolayevich Titov, composer on July - 23.
1773 Karl Ludwig Hellwig, composer on this day in history.
1775 Francois-Eugene Vidocq, British police detective on July - 23.
1793 The Prussians conquer Mayence on July - 23.
1793 Joseph Hartmann Stuntz, composer on this day in history.
1793 Thomas Mckean, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1796 On July - 23 franz Adolf Berwald, Sweden, composer
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 this day in history.
1803 Robert Emmett's insurrected in Dublin on this day in history.
1803 On July - 23 johann Vesque von Puttlingen, composer
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 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 this day in history.
1816 Elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration), dies at 68 on July - 23.
1822 Darius Nash Couch, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897 on this day in history.
1823 On this day in history coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore, English poet
1824 Gabriel Colvin Wharton, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1906 on July - 23.
1825 On July - 23 richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1834 HMS Beagle anchors in Bay of Valparaiso on July - 23.
1834 On this day in history james "Cardinal" Gibbons, archbishop of Baltimore