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Historical Events In December - 23

Sunday, 16 May 2021

1699  On December - 23 joseph Gibbs, composer  

1709  Jean-Noel Hamal, composer on December - 23.  

1714  On December - 23 johann Siebenkas, composer  

1715  Russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund on this day in history.  

1716  On this day in history johann Heinrich Rolle, composer  

1724  On December - 23 emperor Charles VI names Maria Elisabeth land guardian of Aust Neth  

1728  On December - 23 prussian Emperor Karel VI sign Treaty of Berlin  

1732  Richard Arkwright, inventor (spinning frame) on December - 23.  

1749  On December - 23 johann Lukas Schubaur, composer  

1750  Frederik Augustus I, the Righteous, king of Saxony (1806-27) on December - 23.  

1751  On December - 23 france sets plan to tax clergymen  

1758  On December - 23 nathan Wilson U.S. Representative from New York  

1761  Alestair Ruadh MacDonnell, Scottish Jacobite spy on this day in history.  

1763  John Davy, composer on this day in history.  

1776  Continental Congress negotiates a war loan of $181,500 from France on this day in history.  

1776  Thomas Paine writes "These are the times that try men's souls" on this day in history.  

1777  On this day in history the birth of Alexander I, Tsar of Russia during Napoleon's disastrous campaign  

1777  On this day in history aleksandr I P Romanov, tsar of Russia (1801-25)  

1779  On this day in history benedict Arnold court-martialed for improper conduct  

1780  Charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher on this day in history.  

1783  On this day in history washington resigns as US Army's commander-in-chief  

1783  General George Washington resigns his military commission as Commander-in-Chief of the Army to Congress on December - 23.  

1788  On this day in history maryland votes to cede a 10 mile area for District of Columbia  

1788  Maryland votes to cede a 10 sqaure mile area for Dist of Columbia on December - 23.  

1790  Jean-Francois Champollion, deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphics on December - 23.  

1793  On December - 23 thomas Jefferson warned of slave revolts in West Indies  

1795  On December - 23 philippe Vandermaelen, Flemish cartographer (Atlas Universel)  

1804  Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, French critic/writer (Informal Talk) on this day in history.  

1805  The birth of Joseph Smith, American Mormon leader on this day in history.  

1805  On this day in history joseph Smith Jr, Sharon Vermont, founder (Mormon Church)  

1808  Thomas Turner, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1883 on this day in history.  

1812  On this day in history samuel Smiles, Scotland, author (Self-Help, Character, Duty)  

1812  Michel Delalande, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1815  On this day in history henry Highland Garnet, Maryland, minister/abolitionist/diplomat  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1173  Louis I, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1231) was born on December - 23.  

1174  On this day in history birth of louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach  

1513  Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (d. 1577) was born on December - 23.  

1537  On this day in history birth of king John III of Sweden (d. 1592)  

1544  On this day in history birth of anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)  

1548  Pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae) was born on December - 23.  

1582  Severo Bonini, composer was born on December - 23.  

1597  On December - 23 birth of martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"  

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Famous Deaths In December - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0558  Childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62 on December - 23.  

0679  Death of Dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered on December - 23.  

0910  On December - 23 death of naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar  

0913  Death of Conrad of Franconia on December - 23.  

0918  Conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies on December - 23.  

1116  Ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies on December - 23.  

1230  Death of Berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England on this day in history.  

1236  Philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies on December - 23.  

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