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Historical Events In December - 23

Friday, 03 July 2020

1818  On December - 23 david Addison Weisiger, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1899  

1823  "Visit from St Nicholas" by C Moore published in Troy (New York) Sentinel on December - 23.  

1823  "Visit from St Nicholas" by C Moore published in Troy (NY) Sentinel on this day in history.  

1823  On this day in history alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer  

1827  Wilhelm Freiherr von Tegetthoff, Austrian admiral (Helgoland/Lissa) on this day in history.  

1828  On this day in history mathilde Wesendonk, German writer/poet (Tagebuchblatter)  

1830  Adam Minchejmer, composer on this day in history.  

1832  On this day in history dutch troops in Antwerp surrender  

1834  On this day in history english architect, Joseph Hansom, patents his 'safety cab' known as the 'Hansom' cab  

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

1834  On this day in history thomas R Malthus, English vicar/economist (moral restraint)  

1845  On this day in history emmanuel-Persillier Lachapelle, dr (found Notre Dame Hosp Montreal)  

1852  First Chinese theater in US, Celestial John, opens in San Francisco on this day in history.  

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

1853  Giacomo Puccini, Italy, composer on this day in history.  

1855  Alan Gray, composer on December - 23.  

1858  On this day in history vladimir Nemirovitch-Dantshenko, playwright (Life in Russian Theater)  

1860  On December - 23 harriet Monroe, Chicago, poet/editor of Poetry magazine (You & I)  

1862  Union General Ben "Beast" Butler is proclaimed a "felon, outlaw & common enemy of mankind" by Jefferson Davis on this day in history.  

1862  Union Gen Ben "Beast" Butler is proclaimed a "felon, outlaw & common enemy of mankind" by Jefferson Davis on December - 23.  

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

1867  On December - 23 first self-made millionairess (Sarah Breedlove-hair straightener)  

1867  On this day in history 1st self-made millionairess (Sarah Breedlove-hair straightner)  

1867  Madame C J Walker, Louisiana, cosmetic mogul on this day in history.  

1876  On this day in history turkey's 1st constitution proclaimed  

1883  Hubert M E Pierlot, Belgian advocate/premier (1939-45) on December - 23.  

1886  Albert Ehrenstein, Austria writer (Message from the Madhouse) on this day in history.  

1887  On this day in history eric Blore, London England, actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad)  

1888  On this day in history dutch painter Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear  

1888  Eric Blore, English/US actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad) on December - 23.  

1891  Holger Simon Paulli, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1893  The opera "Hansel und Gretel" is produced (Weimar) on this day in history.  

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

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

1582  On this day in history birth of severo Bonini, composer  

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  On this day in history childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62  

0679  On December - 23 death of dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered  

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

0913  On December - 23 death of conrad of Franconia  

0918  On December - 23 conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies  

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 December - 23.  

1236  On this day in history philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies  

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