Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions
Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Historical Events In December - 23

Thursday, 04 March 2021

1699  On this day in history joseph Gibbs, composer  

1709  On this day in history jean-Noel Hamal, composer  

1714  Johann Siebenkas, composer on this day in history.  

1715  On December - 23 russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund  

1716  Johann Heinrich Rolle, composer on this day in history.  

1724  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1749  On December - 23 johann Lukas Schubaur, composer  

1750  Frederik Augustus I, the Righteous, king of Saxony (1806-27) on this day in history.  

1751  France sets plan to tax clergymen on this day in history.  

1758  On this day in history 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  On December - 23 thomas Paine writes "These are the times that try men's souls"  

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

1777  Aleksandr I P Romanov, tsar of Russia (1801-25) on this day in history.  

1779  On December - 23 benedict Arnold court-martialed for improper conduct  

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

1783  On December - 23 washington resigns as US Army's commander-in-chief  

1783  On December - 23 general George Washington resigns his military commission as Commander-in-Chief of the Army to Congress  

1788  Maryland votes to cede a 10 mile area for District of Columbia on this day in history.  

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

1790  On this day in history jean-Francois Champollion, deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphics  

1793  On this day in history thomas Jefferson warned of slave revolts in West Indies  

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

1804  On this day in history charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, French critic/writer (Informal Talk)  

1805  On December - 23 the birth of Joseph Smith, American Mormon leader  

1805  On December - 23 joseph Smith Jr, Sharon Vermont, founder (Mormon Church)  

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

1812  On December - 23 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  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | Next Page »

Advertisements

Famous Birthdays In December - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1173  On this day in history birth of louis I, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1231)  

1174  Louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach was born on December - 23.  

1513  On this day in history birth of thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (d. 1577)  

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

1544  On December - 23 birth of anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)  

1548  On December - 23 birth of pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)  

1582  On December - 23 birth of severo Bonini, composer  

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

Advertisements

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 this day in history.  

0679  On this day in history death of dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered  

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

0913  On December - 23 death of conrad of Franconia  

0918  On this day in history conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies  

1116  Ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1230  On December - 23 death of berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England  

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

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Will Biden be a better president than Trump?
Yes
No
Don't Know