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Historical Events In December - 23

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

1699  Joseph Gibbs, composer on December - 23.  

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

1714  On this day in history johann Siebenkas, composer  

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

1716  On December - 23 johann Heinrich Rolle, composer  

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

1728  Prussian Emperor Karel VI sign Treaty of Berlin on this day in history.  

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

1749  On December - 23 johann Lukas Schubaur, composer  

1750  On this day in history frederik Augustus I, the Righteous, king of Saxony (1806-27)  

1751  On this day in history france sets plan to tax clergymen  

1758  Nathan Wilson U.S. Representative from New York on December - 23.  

1761  On December - 23 alestair Ruadh MacDonnell, Scottish Jacobite spy  

1763  John Davy, composer on this day in history.  

1776  On December - 23 continental Congress negotiates a war loan of $181,500 from France  

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

1777  The birth of Alexander I, Tsar of Russia during Napoleon's disastrous campaign on December - 23.  

1777  On December - 23 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 December - 23.  

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 this day in history.  

1793  Thomas Jefferson warned of slave revolts in West Indies on this day in history.  

1795  Philippe Vandermaelen, Flemish cartographer (Atlas Universel) on December - 23.  

1804  Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, French critic/writer (Informal Talk) on December - 23.  

1805  On this day in history the birth of Joseph Smith, American Mormon leader  

1805  Joseph Smith Jr, Sharon Vermont, founder (Mormon Church) on this day in history.  

1808  On this day in history thomas Turner, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1883  

1812  Samuel Smiles, Scotland, author (Self-Help, Character, Duty) on this day in history.  

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

1815  On December - 23 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 this day in history.  

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

1513  On December - 23 birth of thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (d. 1577)  

1537  King John III of Sweden (d. 1592) was born on December - 23.  

1544  Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) was born on December - 23.  

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

1582  Severo Bonini, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

0910  Death of Naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar on this day in history.  

0913  On December - 23 death of conrad of Franconia  

0918  Conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies on this day in history.  

1116  On December - 23 ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies  

1230  On this day in history death of berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England  

1236  On December - 23 philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies  

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