Historical Events For July - 23
Thursday, 08 December 2016
1735 Johannes Herbst, composer on July - 23.
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 Alexey Nikolayevich Titov, composer on July - 23.
1773 On July - 23 karl Ludwig Hellwig, composer
1775 On July - 23 francois-Eugene Vidocq, British police detective
1793 On July - 23 the Prussians conquer Mayence.
1793 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history johann Vesque von Puttlingen, composer
1803 Arthur Wolfe, 1st viscount Kilwarden/Chief Justice of Ireld, murdered on this day in history.
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 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 On July - 23 elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration), dies at 68
1822 On July - 23 darius Nash Couch, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1823 Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore, English poet on this day in history.
1824 On this day in history gabriel Colvin Wharton, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1906
1825 Richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor on July - 23.
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 July - 23.
1829 William Austin Burt patents "typographer" (typewriter) on this day in history.
1829 Wojciech Boguslawski, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1833 On July - 23 cornerstones are laid for the construction of the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio.
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