| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions
Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Historical Events In August - 23

Sunday, 03 July 2022

1708  On August - 23 meidingnu Pamheiba is crowned King of Manipur.  

1711  On August - 23 admiral Hovenden Walkers fleet reach St Lawrence  

1723  Antoine Mouque, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1727  Friedrich Hartmann Graf, composer on this day in history.  

1740  Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41) on this day in history.  

1751  Louis-Francois Beffara, lexicographer on this day in history.  

1754  Louis XVI, Versailles, king of France (1774-93) eventually guillotined on this day in history.  

1773  On this day in history jakob F Fries, German philosopher  

1777  On August - 23 giuseppe Sellitto, composer, dies at 77  

1784  Eastern Tennessee settlers declare their area an independent state & name it Franklin; a year later the Continental Congress rejects it on this day in history.  

1793  In France, the first ever national conscription introduced for unmarried men from ages 18 to 25 on August - 23.  

1796  On this day in history african Methodist Episcopal Church incorporated  

1797  On August - 23 emanuel Allen sold at public auction in Montreal; last slave transaction in Canada.  

1799  On August - 23 napoleon leaves Egypt for France en route to seize power.  

1802  On August - 23 corona Elizabeth Wilhelmine Schroter, composer, dies at 51  

1806  Charles Augustin de Coulomb, Fren physicist (coulometrie), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1809  Juliusz Slowacki, Polish poet (Trip to H Land) on this day in history.  

1813  On this day in history battle of Grossbeeren  

1818  On this day in history the first steamship trip is taken on Lake Erie.  

1818  On August - 23 rufus Ingalls, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1893  

1819  On this day in history oliver Hazard Perry, naval hero, dies on 34th birthday  

1821  On August - 23 mexico declares independence  

1825  On this day in history amos Bull, composer, dies at 81  

1829  Moritz B Cantor, German math historian on this day in history.  

1831  On August - 23 august WA Grave von Gneisenau, Prussian fieldmarshal, dies at 70  

1832  Alexander Chambers, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1888 on August - 23.  

1833  Britain abolishes slavery in colonies; 700,000 slaves freed on August - 23.  

1838  On this day in history mt Holyoke Female Seminary (South Hadley, Mass) first graduating class  

1838  On this day in history mt Holyoke Female Seminary (South Hadley, Mass) 1st graduating class  

1839  Hong Kong is taken by British in war with China on this day in history.  

1839  British capture Hong Kong from China on August - 23.  

1839  On August - 23 charles Philippe Lafont, composer, dies at 57  

1850  On August - 23 in the Lancaster Sound NWT, HMS Assistance and HMS Intrepid find first trace of lost Franklin expedition in Lancaster Sound, at Cape Riley and Beechey Island.  

1850  On this day in history 1st national women's rights convention convenes in Worcester Mass  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | Next Page »

Famous Birthdays In August - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0686  Charles Martel, grandfather of Charlemagne (d. 741) was born on this day in history.  

1486  On this day in history birth of siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat  

1524  Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat (Anti-Tribonien) was born on this day in history.  

1593  Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Pianto d'Italia) was born on August - 23.  

1623  On August - 23 birth of stanisÅ‚aw Lubieniecki, Polish astronomer (d. 1675)  

1724  Abraham Yates, American Continental Congressman (d. 1796) was born on this day in history.  

1727  Friedrich Hartmann Graf, composer was born on August - 23.  

1740  On August - 23 birth of ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)  

Famous Deaths In August - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0093  On this day in history death of gnaeus Julius Agricola, Roman Governor of Britain (b. 40)  

0634  Aboe Bekr Abd Allah, [al-Siddik], friend/successor of Mohammed, dies on August - 23.  

1106  Death of Magnus, Duke of Saxony on this day in history.  

1176  On this day in history death of emperor Rokujo of Japan (b. 1164)  

1305  Death of William Wallace, Scottish patriot, hanged, disemboweled & beheaded on this day in history.  

1328  Nicolaas Zannekin, leader of rebel Flemish farmers, dies in battle on August - 23.  

1387  On August - 23 death of king Olav IV of Norway (b. 1370)  

1507  On this day in history jean Molinet, Burgundy historian (Chroniques), dies at about 72  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

If you could time-travel, where would you go?
Past
Future
Present