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Historical Events In December - 23

Monday, 30 November 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 December - 23.  

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

1823  On December - 23 alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer  

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

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

1830  On this day in history 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 December - 23.  

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  Emmanuel-Persillier Lachapelle, dr (found Notre Dame Hosp Montreal) on this day in history.  

1852  First Chinese theater in US, Celestial John, opens in San Francisco on December - 23.  

1852  On this day in history 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 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  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 December - 23 first self-made millionairess (Sarah Breedlove-hair straightener)  

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

1867  On this day in history madame C J Walker, Louisiana, cosmetic mogul  

1876  On December - 23 turkey's 1st constitution proclaimed  

1883  On December - 23 hubert M E Pierlot, Belgian advocate/premier (1939-45)  

1886  Albert Ehrenstein, Austria writer (Message from the Madhouse) on December - 23.  

1887  On this day in history 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  On December - 23 eric Blore, English/US actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad)  

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

1893  Ann O'Neal, Missouri, actress (Nana-Professional Father) on December - 23.  

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

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

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  Childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62 on this day in history.  

0679  Death of Dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered on December - 23.  

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

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

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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