Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Tuesday, 23 August 2016
1735 On July - 23 johannes Herbst, composer
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 James Otis publishes views on taxation without representation on July - 23.
1769 Alexey Nikolayevich Titov, composer on this day in history.
1773 Karl Ludwig Hellwig, composer on this day in history.
1775 Francois-Eugene Vidocq, British police detective on July - 23.
1793 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1796 On this day in history franz Adolf Berwald, Sweden, composer
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 this day in history 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 July - 23 eduard Marxsen, composer
1808 Spanish forces at Bailen force a French army of 18,000 under Gen Pierre Antoine Dupont, 43, to surrender July 23 on this day in history.
1812 On this day in history 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 July - 23.
1823 On this day in history coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore, English poet
1824 Gabriel Colvin Wharton, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1906 on this day in history.
1825 On July - 23 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 this day in history pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway)
1828 Jonathan Hutchinson, surgeon/scientist on July - 23.
1829 On July - 23 william Austin Burt patents "typographer" (typewriter)
1829 Wojciech Boguslawski, composer, dies at 72 on July - 23.
1833 Cornerstones are laid for the construction of the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio on July - 23.
1834 On this day in history hMS Beagle anchors in Bay of Valparaiso
1834 James "Cardinal" Gibbons, archbishop of Baltimore on July - 23.