Historical Events For July - 23
Monday, 22 January 2018
1735 Johannes Herbst, composer on this day in history.
1745 On this day in history charles Stuart, the Younger, lands at Eriskay Island, Hebrides
1757 Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti, Italian composer (La Silvia), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1764 James Otis publishes views on taxation without representation on July - 23.
1769 On July - 23 alexey Nikolayevich Titov, composer
1773 Karl Ludwig Hellwig, composer on July - 23.
1775 On July - 23 francois-Eugene Vidocq, British police detective
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history robert Emmett's insurrected in Dublin
1803 On July - 23 johann Vesque von Puttlingen, composer
1803 On this day in history arthur Wolfe, 1st viscount Kilwarden/Chief Justice of Ireld, murdered
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 July - 23 battle of Mogilev Russia-Napolean fights Czar Alexander I
1816 On this day in history charlotte Sanders Cushman, US, actress (Lady MacBeth)
1816 On this day in history elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration), dies at 68
1822 On this day in history 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 On this day in history richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor
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 this day in history 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 On July - 23 wojciech Boguslawski, composer, dies at 72
1833 On July - 23 cornerstones are laid for the construction of the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio.
1834 On July - 23 hMS Beagle anchors in Bay of Valparaiso
1834 James "Cardinal" Gibbons, archbishop of Baltimore on July - 23.