Historical Events For July - 23
Sunday, 19 November 2017
1735 Johannes Herbst, composer on July - 23.
1745 On this day in history charles Stuart, the Younger, lands at Eriskay Island, Hebrides
1757 On this day in history giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti, Italian composer (La Silvia), dies at 71
1764 James Otis publishes views on taxation without representation on this day in history.
1769 Alexey Nikolayevich Titov, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 Franz Adolf Berwald, Sweden, composer on July - 23.
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 July - 23.
1803 Robert Emmett's insurrected in Dublin on July - 23.
1803 On July - 23 johann Vesque von Puttlingen, composer
1803 Arthur Wolfe, 1st viscount Kilwarden/Chief Justice of Ireld, murdered on July - 23.
1806 Eduard Marxsen, composer on July - 23.
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 this day in history battle of Mogilev Russia-Napolean fights Czar Alexander I
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 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 this day in history.
1825 On July - 23 richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor
1827 On this day in history the first US swim school opens (Boston Mass)
1827 On this day in history 1st US swim school opens (Boston Mass)
1827 Pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway) on July - 23.
1828 On this day in history jonathan Hutchinson, surgeon/scientist
1829 On this day in history william Austin Burt patents "typographer" (typewriter)
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 July - 23.
1834 On this day in history hMS Beagle anchors in Bay of Valparaiso
1834 James "Cardinal" Gibbons, archbishop of Baltimore on this day in history.