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Historical Events In April - 23

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1810  On April - 23 thomas Wright, historian  

1812  On April - 23 louis-Antoine Julien, conductor  

1812  Franz Sebastian Haindl, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

1813  On April - 23 stephen Arnold Douglas, (Little giant), US senator (Lincoln debates)  

1818  On this day in history james Anthony Froude, historian  

1821  On April - 23 pierre Dupont, song writer  

1826  Missolonghi captured by Turks on this day in history.  

1827  William Rowan Hamilton presents his Theory of systems of rays on April - 23.  

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 April - 23.  

1828  On this day in history albert FA, king of Saxon (1873-1902)  

1838  English steamship "Great Western" crossing Atlantic docks in NYC on April - 23.  

1838  Alfred J Verwee, Flemish painter on this day in history.  

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  On April - 23 william Wordsworth, poet, dies at 80  

1851  On this day in history 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  

1851  On this day in history canada issues its 1st postage stamps  

1852  On April - 23 edwin Markham, US, poet (1st winner of Amer Acad of Poets Award 1937)  

1853  On this day in history auguste Laurent, chemist, dies  

1857  Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (I pagliacci/Zaza) on this day in history.  

1858  The birth of Max Planck, German physicist on this day in history.  

1858  On this day in history max K E Ludwig Planck, German physicist (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918)  

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  On April - 23 arkansas troops seize Ft Smith  

1861  On April - 23 edmund Henry Hynman, 1st viscount Allenby of Megiddo/Fieldmarshal  

1864  On this day in history battle of Cane River, LA (Red River Expedition, Monett's Ferry)  

1865  James Dearing, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 24 on April - 23.  

1867  Queen Victoria & Napoleon III turn down plans for a channel tunnel on this day in history.  

1867  On April - 23 simon Abramsz, Dutch teacher/writer (For the Young Ones)  

1871  Blossom Rock in SF Bay blown up on this day in history.  

1877  Arthur Farwell, composer on April - 23.  

1878  On April - 23 1st Dutch test drive of steam tram  

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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  On April - 23 birth of king Afonso II of Portugal (d. 1223)  

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

1464  On this day in history birth of robert Fayrfax, composer  

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

1500  On April - 23 birth of alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician  

1500  On this day in history birth of alexander Ales, Scottish theologian (d. 1565)  

1516  On April - 23 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  On April - 23 death of christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton  

0303  On April - 23 death of george, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded  

0725  On this day in history death of wihtred, King of Kent  

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

0990  On this day in history ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies  

0997  On April - 23 vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40  

1014  Brian Boru, king of Ireland, dies in battle at 87 on this day in history.  

1016  On this day in history aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies  

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