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Historical Events In December - 23

Saturday, 10 April 2021

1818  On this day in history david Addison Weisiger, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1899  

1823  On this day in history "Visit from St Nicholas" by C Moore published in Troy (New York) Sentinel  

1823  On December - 23 "Visit from St Nicholas" by C Moore published in Troy (NY) Sentinel  

1823  Alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer on December - 23.  

1827  On December - 23 wilhelm Freiherr von Tegetthoff, Austrian admiral (Helgoland/Lissa)  

1828  On December - 23 mathilde Wesendonk, German writer/poet (Tagebuchblatter)  

1830  On December - 23 adam Minchejmer, composer  

1832  Dutch troops in Antwerp surrender on December - 23.  

1834  English architect, Joseph Hansom, patents his 'safety cab' known as the 'Hansom' cab on this day in history.  

1834  On this day in history joseph Hansom of London receives patent for Hansom cabs  

1834  Thomas R Malthus, English vicar/economist (moral restraint) on December - 23.  

1845  Emmanuel-Persillier Lachapelle, dr (found Notre Dame Hosp Montreal) on December - 23.  

1852  On this day in history first Chinese theater in US, Celestial John, opens in San Francisco  

1852  On December - 23 1st Chinese theater in US, Celestial John, opens in San Francisco  

1853  On December - 23 giacomo Puccini, Italy, composer  

1855  Alan Gray, composer on December - 23.  

1858  On December - 23 vladimir Nemirovitch-Dantshenko, playwright (Life in Russian Theater)  

1860  On this day in history harriet Monroe, Chicago, poet/editor of Poetry magazine (You & I)  

1862  On December - 23 union General Ben "Beast" Butler is proclaimed a "felon, outlaw & common enemy of mankind" by Jefferson Davis  

1862  On this day in history union Gen Ben "Beast" Butler is proclaimed a "felon, outlaw & common enemy of mankind" by Jefferson Davis  

1862  Henri Pirenne, Belgian historian (History of Belgium) on December - 23.  

1867  On this day in history first self-made millionairess (Sarah Breedlove-hair straightener)  

1867  1st self-made millionairess (Sarah Breedlove-hair straightner) on December - 23.  

1867  Madame C J Walker, Louisiana, cosmetic mogul on December - 23.  

1876  Turkey's 1st constitution proclaimed on December - 23.  

1883  On this day in history hubert M E Pierlot, Belgian advocate/premier (1939-45)  

1886  On this day in history albert Ehrenstein, Austria writer (Message from the Madhouse)  

1887  Eric Blore, London England, actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad) on this day in history.  

1888  Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear on December - 23.  

1888  On this day in history eric Blore, English/US actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad)  

1891  On December - 23 holger Simon Paulli, composer, dies at 81  

1893  On December - 23 the opera "Hansel und Gretel" is produced (Weimar)  

1893  On December - 23 opera "Hansel und Gretel" is produced (Weimar)  

1893  On December - 23 ann O'Neal, Missouri, actress (Nana-Professional Father)  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1173  On December - 23 birth of louis I, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1231)  

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

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 this day in history.  

1544  On December - 23 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 this day in history.  

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

1597  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered  

0910  Death of Naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar on December - 23.  

0913  Death of Conrad of Franconia on this day in history.  

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

1116  On this day in history ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies  

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 this day in history.  

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