Historical Events In April - 23
Thursday, 02 July 2020
1810 Thomas Wright, historian on this day in history.
1812 Louis-Antoine Julien, conductor on this day in history.
1812 Franz Sebastian Haindl, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1813 Stephen Arnold Douglas, (Little giant), US senator (Lincoln debates) on this day in history.
1818 On April - 23 james Anthony Froude, historian
1821 Pierre Dupont, song writer on April - 23.
1826 On this day in history missolonghi captured by Turks
1827 William Rowan Hamilton presents his Theory of systems of rays on this day in history.
1827 On this day in history johann F Ritter von Schulte, German Catholic lawyer
1827 Johanna C Wattier-Ziesenis, actress (Phaedra/Lady MacBeth), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1828 Albert FA, king of Saxon (1873-1902) on April - 23.
1838 English steamship "Great Western" crossing Atlantic docks in NYC on April - 23.
1838 Alfred J Verwee, Flemish painter on April - 23.
1838 John W Janssens, gov-gen of Cape Colony/Dutch-Indies, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1847 On this day in history erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64
1850 William Wordsworth, poet, dies at 80 on April - 23.
1851 Civil engineer Sandford Fleming 1827-1915 designs the red Three-Pence Beaver stamp issued this day; the Province of Canada's first regular postage stamp on this day in history.
1851 On April - 23 canada issues its 1st postage stamps
1852 Edwin Markham, US, poet (1st winner of Amer Acad of Poets Award 1937) on April - 23.
1853 On this day in history auguste Laurent, chemist, dies
1857 Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (I pagliacci/Zaza) on April - 23.
1858 On April - 23 the birth of Max Planck, German physicist
1858 Max K E Ludwig Planck, German physicist (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918) on April - 23.
1860 Dem convention in Charleston SC divided over slavery on this day in history.
1861 On this day in history arkansas troops seize Fort Smith
1861 Arkansas troops seize Ft Smith on April - 23.
1861 Edmund Henry Hynman, 1st viscount Allenby of Megiddo/Fieldmarshal on this day in history.
1864 On April - 23 battle of Cane River, LA (Red River Expedition, Monett's Ferry)
1865 On April - 23 james Dearing, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 24
1867 On April - 23 queen Victoria & Napoleon III turn down plans for a channel tunnel
1867 Simon Abramsz, Dutch teacher/writer (For the Young Ones) on April - 23.
1871 On April - 23 blossom Rock in SF Bay blown up
1877 On April - 23 arthur Farwell, composer
1878 1st Dutch test drive of steam tram on this day in history.