Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Friday, 24 October 2014
1735 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1764 On this day in history james Otis publishes views on taxation without representation
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 this day in history.
1793 The Prussians conquer Mayence on this day in history.
1793 On this day in history joseph Hartmann Stuntz, composer
1793 On July - 23 thomas Mckean, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 72
1796 Franz Adolf Berwald, Sweden, composer on July - 23.
1798 Napoleon captures Alexandria, Egypt on July - 23.
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 Robert Emmett's insurrected in Dublin on July - 23.
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 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 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 Elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration), dies at 68 on July - 23.
1822 On this day in history darius Nash Couch, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1823 On July - 23 coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore, English poet
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 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 On this day in history jonathan Hutchinson, surgeon/scientist
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 this day in history 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 James "Cardinal" Gibbons, archbishop of Baltimore on July - 23.