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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1170  On April - 23 birth of isabelle of Hainaut, queen of France (d. 1190)  

1185  On April - 23 birth of king Afonso II of Portugal (d. 1223)  

1464  Johanna van Valois, Queen of France was born on this day in history.  

1464  Robert Fayrfax, composer was born on April - 23.  

1484  Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italy, scholar (On the Subtlety of Things) was born on this day in history.  

1500  Alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician was born on this day in history.  

1500  On this day in history 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  Death of George, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded on April - 23.  

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

0871  On April - 23 ethelred I, king of Wessex/brother of Alfred the Great, dies  

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

0997  On this day in history vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40  

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

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

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