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Historical Events In August - 23

Thursday, 24 September 2020

1854  Moritz Moszkowski, composer on August - 23.  

1862  On this day in history skirmish at Big Hill, Kentucky (2 Federal regiments)  

1864  On August - 23 fall of Fort Morgan at Mobile  

1864  On this day in history union troops/fleet occupy Fort Morgan, Alabama  

1864  On this day in history eleftherios K Venizalos, premier of Greece (1910-15, 28-32)  

1866  On August - 23 treaty of Prague ends Austro-Prussian war  

1867  On August - 23 marcel Schwob, Frans writer/journalist (Le Croisade des Enfants)  

1869  The first carload of freight (boots & shoes) arrives in SF, from Boston on this day in history.  

1869  On August - 23 1st carload of freight (boots & shoes) arrives in SF, from Boston  

1869  Edgar Lee Masters, poet/novelist (Spoon River Anthology) on this day in history.  

1872  The first Japanese commercial ship visits SF, carrying tea on this day in history.  

1872  On this day in history 1st Japanese coml ship visits SF, carrying tea  

1873  Albert Bridge creossing Thames opens on this day in history.  

1878  Adolf Fredrik Lindblad, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1879  On this day in history governor-general Charles Gordon of Sudan returns to Cairo  

1879  On August - 23 alfreds Kalnins, composer  

1881  On this day in history louis Schelfhout, Dutch painter/graphic artist  

1883  Phillies make 27 errors against Providence (wild pitches, walks & & passballs count as errors prior to 1888) on this day in history.  

1885  Henry Thomas Tizard, scientist on this day in history.  

1886  On August - 23 gottfried Rudinger, composer  

1887  Jo Sternheim, Dutch actor/playwright on this day in history.  

1889  The first ship-to-shore wireless message received in US (SF) on this day in history.  

1889  1st ship-to-shore wireless message received in US (SF) on this day in history.  

1889  A Lichtenstein, writer on August - 23.  

1893  On this day in history roy Agnew, composer  

1894  Gareth Hughes, Llanelly Wales, actor (Midnight Girl) on this day in history.  

1896  First Cry of the Philippine Revolution is made in Pugad Lawin (Quezon City), in the province of Manila on August - 23.  

1898  On this day in history 18th US Mens Tennis: Malcolm Whitman beats Dwight Davis (36 62 62 61)  

1898  On this day in history joseph Robinson, composer, dies at 82  

1900  On this day in history national Negro Business League organizes (Boston)  

1900  On this day in history ernst Krenek, Vienna Austria, composer (Johnny Spielt Auf)  

1901  On August - 23 cecil Rolph Hewitt, journalist/policeman  

1903  On this day in history 6th Zionist Congres, Theodor Herzl declares Jewish state  

1903  Mauritius van Haegendoren, Flemish historian/senator on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0686  On August - 23 birth of charles Martel, grandfather of Charlemagne (d. 741)  

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 August - 23.  

1593  On this day in history birth of fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Pianto d'Italia)  

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

1724  On this day in history birth of abraham Yates, American Continental Congressman (d. 1796)  

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

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

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Famous Deaths In August - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0093  Death of Gnaeus Julius Agricola, Roman Governor of Britain (b. 40) on August - 23.  

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

1106  Death of Magnus, Duke of Saxony on August - 23.  

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

1305  On this day in history death of william Wallace, Scottish patriot, hanged, disemboweled & beheaded  

1328  On this day in history nicolaas Zannekin, leader of rebel Flemish farmers, dies in battle  

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  

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