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Historical Events In April - 23

Monday, 16 May 2022

1810  On this day in history thomas Wright, historian  

1812  On this day in history louis-Antoine Julien, conductor  

1812  On April - 23 franz Sebastian Haindl, composer, dies at 85  

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

1818  James Anthony Froude, historian on this day in history.  

1821  Pierre Dupont, song writer on this day in history.  

1826  On April - 23 missolonghi captured by Turks  

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

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 April - 23.  

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  On this day in history alfred J Verwee, Flemish painter  

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 this day in history.  

1850  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1852  On this day in history edwin Markham, US, poet (1st winner of Amer Acad of Poets Award 1937)  

1853  Auguste Laurent, chemist, dies on this day in history.  

1857  On this day in history ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (I pagliacci/Zaza)  

1858  The birth of Max Planck, German physicist on April - 23.  

1858  On April - 23 max K E Ludwig Planck, German physicist (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918)  

1860  On April - 23 dem convention in Charleston SC divided over slavery  

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 April - 23.  

1864  Battle of Cane River, LA (Red River Expedition, Monett's Ferry) on April - 23.  

1865  On this day in history james Dearing, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 24  

1867  On this day in history queen Victoria & Napoleon III turn down plans for a channel tunnel  

1867  Simon Abramsz, Dutch teacher/writer (For the Young Ones) on this day in history.  

1871  On this day in history blossom Rock in SF Bay blown up  

1877  Arthur Farwell, composer on this day in history.  

1878  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of isabelle of Hainaut, queen of France (d. 1190)  

1185  King Afonso II of Portugal (d. 1223) was born on April - 23.  

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

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

1484  On April - 23 birth of julius Caesar Scaliger, Italy, scholar (On the Subtlety of Things)  

1500  On this day in history birth of alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], System theologist/physician  

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

1516  Georg Fabricius, German poet, historian, and archaeologist (d. 1571) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In April - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0034  On this day in history death of christ, crucified, according to Isaac Newton  

0303  Death of George, knight/saint/patron of England, beheaded on April - 23.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1016  Aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies on this day in history.  

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