Historical Events In April - 23
Friday, 26 February 2021
1810 Thomas Wright, historian on April - 23.
1812 Louis-Antoine Julien, conductor on April - 23.
1812 On April - 23 franz Sebastian Haindl, composer, dies at 85
1813 Stephen Arnold Douglas, (Little giant), US senator (Lincoln debates) on this day in history.
1818 On this day in history james Anthony Froude, historian
1821 Pierre Dupont, song writer on this day in history.
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 Johann F Ritter von Schulte, German Catholic lawyer on April - 23.
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 this day in history.
1838 On April - 23 english steamship "Great Western" crossing Atlantic docks in NYC
1838 Alfred J Verwee, Flemish painter on this day in history.
1838 On this day in history john W Janssens, gov-gen of Cape Colony/Dutch-Indies, dies at 75
1847 Erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64 on April - 23.
1850 On April - 23 william Wordsworth, poet, dies at 80
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 April - 23.
1851 Canada issues its 1st postage stamps on April - 23.
1852 On this day in history edwin Markham, US, poet (1st winner of Amer Acad of Poets Award 1937)
1853 On April - 23 auguste Laurent, chemist, dies
1857 On this day in history ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (I pagliacci/Zaza)
1858 On this day in history the birth of Max Planck, German physicist
1858 On April - 23 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 Arkansas troops seize Fort Smith on April - 23.
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 Battle of Cane River, LA (Red River Expedition, Monett's Ferry) on April - 23.
1865 On April - 23 james Dearing, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 24
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 On April - 23 blossom Rock in SF Bay blown up
1877 On this day in history arthur Farwell, composer
1878 1st Dutch test drive of steam tram on April - 23.