Historical Events For July - 23
Friday, 20 January 2017
1735 On July - 23 johannes Herbst, composer
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 this day in history 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 July - 23 thomas Mckean, US attorney/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 72
1796 Franz Adolf Berwald, Sweden, composer on this day in history.
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 On July - 23 robert Emmett's insurrected in Dublin
1803 Johann Vesque von Puttlingen, composer on July - 23.
1803 Arthur Wolfe, 1st viscount Kilwarden/Chief Justice of Ireld, murdered on July - 23.
1806 On this day in history 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 Battle of Mogilev Russia-Napolean fights Czar Alexander I on July - 23.
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 July - 23.
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 On July - 23 1st US swim school opens (Boston Mass)
1827 On this day in history pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway)
1828 Jonathan Hutchinson, surgeon/scientist on this day in history.
1829 On this day in history william Austin Burt patents "typographer" (typewriter)
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 On this day in history hMS Beagle anchors in Bay of Valparaiso
1834 James "Cardinal" Gibbons, archbishop of Baltimore on this day in history.