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Historical Events In April - 23

Friday, 14 May 2021

1810  Thomas Wright, historian on April - 23.  

1812  Louis-Antoine Julien, conductor on April - 23.  

1812  On this day in history franz Sebastian Haindl, composer, dies at 85  

1813  Stephen Arnold Douglas, (Little giant), US senator (Lincoln debates) on this day in history.  

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

1821  On April - 23 pierre Dupont, song writer  

1826  Missolonghi captured by Turks on April - 23.  

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  On this day in history johanna C Wattier-Ziesenis, actress (Phaedra/Lady MacBeth), dies at 65  

1828  Albert FA, king of Saxon (1873-1902) on April - 23.  

1838  On this day in history english steamship "Great Western" crossing Atlantic docks in NYC  

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 April - 23 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  Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (I pagliacci/Zaza) on this day in history.  

1858  On this day in history 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  Arkansas troops seize Fort Smith on April - 23.  

1861  Arkansas troops seize Ft Smith on this day in history.  

1861  On this day in history edmund Henry Hynman, 1st viscount Allenby of Megiddo/Fieldmarshal  

1864  On April - 23 battle of Cane River, LA (Red River Expedition, Monett's Ferry)  

1865  James Dearing, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 24 on this day in history.  

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

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  Arthur Farwell, composer on April - 23.  

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  On this day in history 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  Georg Fabricius, German poet, historian, and archaeologist (d. 1571) was born on April - 23.  

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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 April - 23.  

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

0725  Death of Wihtred, King of Kent on April - 23.  

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

0990  Ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies on April - 23.  

0997  Vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40 on April - 23.  

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

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

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