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Historical Events In August - 23

Wednesday, 03 March 2021

1854  On this day in history moritz Moszkowski, composer  

1862  Skirmish at Big Hill, Kentucky (2 Federal regiments) on August - 23.  

1864  Fall of Fort Morgan at Mobile on August - 23.  

1864  Union troops/fleet occupy Fort Morgan, Alabama on August - 23.  

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  Marcel Schwob, Frans writer/journalist (Le Croisade des Enfants) on August - 23.  

1869  On this day in history the first carload of freight (boots & shoes) arrives in SF, from Boston  

1869  On this day in history 1st carload of freight (boots & shoes) arrives in SF, from Boston  

1869  On August - 23 edgar Lee Masters, poet/novelist (Spoon River Anthology)  

1872  On this day in history the first Japanese commercial ship visits SF, carrying tea  

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

1873  On August - 23 albert Bridge creossing Thames opens  

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

1879  Governor-general Charles Gordon of Sudan returns to Cairo on August - 23.  

1879  Alfreds Kalnins, composer on August - 23.  

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

1883  On August - 23 phillies make 27 errors against Providence (wild pitches, walks & & passballs count as errors prior to 1888)  

1885  Henry Thomas Tizard, scientist on August - 23.  

1886  On this day in history gottfried Rudinger, composer  

1887  On this day in history jo Sternheim, Dutch actor/playwright  

1889  On this day in history the first ship-to-shore wireless message received in US (SF)  

1889  On August - 23 1st ship-to-shore wireless message received in US (SF)  

1889  On August - 23 a Lichtenstein, writer  

1893  On this day in history roy Agnew, composer  

1894  Gareth Hughes, Llanelly Wales, actor (Midnight Girl) on August - 23.  

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

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

1898  Joseph Robinson, composer, dies at 82 on August - 23.  

1900  National Negro Business League organizes (Boston) on this day in history.  

1900  Ernst Krenek, Vienna Austria, composer (Johnny Spielt Auf) on August - 23.  

1901  On this day in history cecil Rolph Hewitt, journalist/policeman  

1903  On August - 23 6th Zionist Congres, Theodor Herzl declares Jewish state  

1903  Mauritius van Haegendoren, Flemish historian/senator on August - 23.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0686  Charles Martel, grandfather of Charlemagne (d. 741) was born on August - 23.  

1486  On August - 23 birth of siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat  

1524  On this day in history birth of francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat (Anti-Tribonien)  

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

1727  On August - 23 birth of friedrich Hartmann Graf, composer  

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

0634  On August - 23 aboe Bekr Abd Allah, [al-Siddik], friend/successor of Mohammed, dies  

1106  On this day in history death of magnus, Duke of Saxony  

1176  Death of Emperor Rokujo of Japan (b. 1164) on this day in history.  

1305  Death of William Wallace, Scottish patriot, hanged, disemboweled & beheaded on August - 23.  

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

1387  Death of King Olav IV of Norway (b. 1370) on this day in history.  

1507  Jean Molinet, Burgundy historian (Chroniques), dies at about 72 on August - 23.  

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