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Historical Events In April - 23

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

1660  Treaty of Oliwa is established between Sweden and Poland on April - 23.  

1661  King Charles II crowned the King of Great Britain and Ireland on April - 23.  

1661  English king Charles II crowned in London on this day in history.  

1662  Connecticut chartered as an English colony on this day in history.  

1670  Loreto Vittori, composer, dies at 69 on April - 23.  

1691  On this day in history jean-Henri D'Anglebert, composer, dies  

1695  On this day in history henry Vaughan, poet (Silex Scintillans), dies at 72  

1697  George Baron Anson, British admiral/explorer on April - 23.  

1705  On April - 23 richard Steele's "Tender Husband," premieres in London  

1708  On this day in history friedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (Versuch einiger Poem)  

1715  Johann Friedrich Doles, composer on this day in history.  

1723  Cornelis Steenoven elected archbishop of Utrecht on April - 23.  

1728  Samuel Wallis, explorer (Wallis Island) on this day in history.  

1728  On April - 23 tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer, dies at 83  

1732  Cajetan Kolberer, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1735  Ildephons Haas, composer on April - 23.  

1740  Thomas Tickell, poet, dies on this day in history.  

1742  Mihael Omerza, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1747  On this day in history alexandre-Auguste Robineau, composer  

1756  Alexander Reinagle, composer on April - 23.  

1762  On this day in history johann Samuel Endler, composer, dies at 67  

1774  On this day in history christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies  

1775  On April - 23 the birth of J.M Turner, English artist  

1775  Opera "Il RĂ© Pastore" is produced (Salzburg) on this day in history.  

1775  Joseph Mallord Turner, England, landscape painter (Shipwreck) on this day in history.  

1786  On April - 23 alexander Cozens, English water colors painter, dies at about 68  

1789  On this day in history president George Washington moves into Franklin House, NY  

1789  On this day in history president-elect George Washington moves into Franklin House, NY  

1791  On this day in history james Buchanan, Cove Gap PA, (Fed/Dem), 15th US president (1857-61)  

1795  On April - 23 william Hastings acquitted in England of high treason  

1798  Dutch emperor accepts new Constitution on April - 23.  

1803  On this day in history jules J baron d'Anethan, Belgian minister of Justice  

1804  On April - 23 guillaume Nerenburger, Belgian general (Triangulatie of Belgium)  

1809  Eugene-Prosper Prevost, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1170  Isabelle of Hainaut, queen of France (d. 1190) was born on April - 23.  

1185  King Afonso II of Portugal (d. 1223) was born on this day in history.  

1464  On this day in history birth of johanna van Valois, Queen of France  

1464  Robert Fayrfax, composer was born on this day in history.  

1484  On this day in history birth of julius Caesar Scaliger, Italy, scholar (On the Subtlety of Things)  

1500  Alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician was born on April - 23.  

1500  On April - 23 birth of alexander Ales, Scottish theologian (d. 1565)  

1516  On this day in history birth of georg Fabricius, German poet, historian, and archaeologist (d. 1571)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0034  Death of Christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton on this day in history.  

0303  On this day in history death of george, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded  

0725  Death of Wihtred, King of Kent on this day in history.  

0871  Ethelred I, king of Wessex/brother of Alfred the Great, dies on April - 23.  

0990  On April - 23 ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies  

0997  Vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40 on April - 23.  

1014  On April - 23 brian Boru, king of Ireland, dies in battle at 87  

1016  On April - 23 aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies  

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