Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Thursday, 23 October 2014
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 On July - 23 james Otis publishes views on taxation without representation
1769 Alexey Nikolayevich Titov, composer on July - 23.
1773 On this day in history karl Ludwig Hellwig, composer
1775 Francois-Eugene Vidocq, British police detective on this day in history.
1793 On July - 23 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 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 On July - 23 robert Emmett's insurrected in Dublin
1803 Johann Vesque von Puttlingen, composer on this day in history.
1803 Arthur Wolfe, 1st viscount Kilwarden/Chief Justice of Ireld, murdered on July - 23.
1806 On this day in history eduard Marxsen, composer
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 Battle of Mogilev Russia-Napolean fights Czar Alexander I on this day in history.
1816 Charlotte Sanders Cushman, US, actress (Lady MacBeth) on July - 23.
1816 On this day in history elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration), dies at 68
1822 Darius Nash Couch, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897 on July - 23.
1823 Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore, English poet on this day in history.
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 On this day in history the first US swim school opens (Boston Mass)
1827 On July - 23 1st US swim school opens (Boston Mass)
1827 Pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway) on this day in history.
1828 Jonathan Hutchinson, surgeon/scientist on July - 23.
1829 William Austin Burt patents "typographer" (typewriter) on July - 23.
1829 Wojciech Boguslawski, composer, dies at 72 on July - 23.
1833 On July - 23 cornerstones are laid for the construction of the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio.
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