Historical Events In December - 23
Thursday, 01 October 2020
1699 On December - 23 joseph Gibbs, composer
1709 On December - 23 jean-Noel Hamal, composer
1714 On December - 23 johann Siebenkas, composer
1715 On this day in history russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund
1716 On December - 23 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 On this day in history richard Arkwright, inventor (spinning frame)
1749 Johann Lukas Schubaur, composer on December - 23.
1750 Frederik Augustus I, the Righteous, king of Saxony (1806-27) on December - 23.
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 Alestair Ruadh MacDonnell, Scottish Jacobite spy on December - 23.
1763 On December - 23 john Davy, composer
1776 On this day in history continental Congress negotiates a war loan of $181,500 from France
1776 On this day in history thomas Paine writes "These are the times that try men's souls"
1777 On this day in history the birth of Alexander I, Tsar of Russia during Napoleon's disastrous campaign
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 On December - 23 charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher
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 this day in history.
1788 On this day in history maryland votes to cede a 10 mile area for District of Columbia
1788 On this day in history maryland votes to cede a 10 sqaure mile area for Dist of Columbia
1790 On December - 23 jean-Francois Champollion, deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphics
1793 Thomas Jefferson warned of slave revolts in West Indies on this day in history.
1795 On this day in history philippe Vandermaelen, Flemish cartographer (Atlas Universel)
1804 On this day in history charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, French critic/writer (Informal Talk)
1805 The birth of Joseph Smith, American Mormon leader on December - 23.
1805 On December - 23 joseph Smith Jr, Sharon Vermont, founder (Mormon Church)
1808 Thomas Turner, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1883 on this day in history.
1812 On December - 23 samuel Smiles, Scotland, author (Self-Help, Character, Duty)
1812 On this day in history michel Delalande, composer, dies at 73
1815 On this day in history henry Highland Garnet, Maryland, minister/abolitionist/diplomat