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Historical Events In December - 23

Thursday, 24 September 2020

1818  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1823  On this day in history alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer  

1827  Wilhelm Freiherr von Tegetthoff, Austrian admiral (Helgoland/Lissa) on December - 23.  

1828  Mathilde Wesendonk, German writer/poet (Tagebuchblatter) on December - 23.  

1830  Adam Minchejmer, composer on December - 23.  

1832  Dutch troops in Antwerp surrender on this day in history.  

1834  On December - 23 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  On this day in history first Chinese theater in US, Celestial John, opens in San Francisco  

1852  1st Chinese theater in US, Celestial John, opens in San Francisco on this day in history.  

1853  On this day in history giacomo Puccini, Italy, composer  

1855  Alan Gray, composer on December - 23.  

1858  Vladimir Nemirovitch-Dantshenko, playwright (Life in Russian Theater) on this day in history.  

1860  Harriet Monroe, Chicago, poet/editor of Poetry magazine (You & I) on December - 23.  

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

1862  On December - 23 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 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  On this day in history albert Ehrenstein, Austria writer (Message from the Madhouse)  

1887  On December - 23 eric Blore, London England, actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad)  

1888  On December - 23 dutch painter Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear  

1888  Eric Blore, English/US actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad) on this day in history.  

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

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

1893  On this day in history 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  On December - 23 birth of louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach  

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

1537  On December - 23 birth of king John III of Sweden (d. 1592)  

1544  On this day in history 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 December - 23.  

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

1597  Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0558  On December - 23 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  Death of Naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar on December - 23.  

0913  On this day in history 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  Death of Berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England on this day in history.  

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

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