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