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Historical Events In August - 23

Friday, 03 July 2020

1854  On this day in history moritz Moszkowski, composer  

1862  On August - 23 skirmish at Big Hill, Kentucky (2 Federal regiments)  

1864  On August - 23 fall of Fort Morgan at Mobile  

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

1864  Eleftherios K Venizalos, premier of Greece (1910-15, 28-32) on August - 23.  

1866  Treaty of Prague ends Austro-Prussian war on August - 23.  

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 August - 23.  

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

1869  Edgar Lee Masters, poet/novelist (Spoon River Anthology) on August - 23.  

1872  The first Japanese commercial ship visits SF, carrying tea on August - 23.  

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  On August - 23 adolf Fredrik Lindblad, composer, dies at 77  

1879  Governor-general Charles Gordon of Sudan returns to Cairo on this day in history.  

1879  On August - 23 alfreds Kalnins, composer  

1881  On August - 23 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  On August - 23 henry Thomas Tizard, scientist  

1886  On this day in history gottfried Rudinger, composer  

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

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  On this day in history gareth Hughes, Llanelly Wales, actor (Midnight Girl)  

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

1898  18th US Mens Tennis: Malcolm Whitman beats Dwight Davis (36 62 62 61) on August - 23.  

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

1900  On August - 23 national Negro Business League organizes (Boston)  

1900  On August - 23 ernst Krenek, Vienna Austria, composer (Johnny Spielt Auf)  

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

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

1903  On this day in history mauritius van Haegendoren, Flemish historian/senator  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0686  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1623  StanisÅ‚aw Lubieniecki, Polish astronomer (d. 1675) was born on August - 23.  

1724  Abraham Yates, American Continental Congressman (d. 1796) was born on August - 23.  

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

1740  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of magnus, Duke of Saxony  

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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