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Historical Events In December - 23

Monday, 08 March 2021

1894  On December - 23 debussy's ballet "L'apr├ęs-midi d'un faune," premieres in Paris  

1894  Arthur Gilligan, cricketer (England captain in 1920's) on December - 23.  

1896  Alberto Hemsi, composer on December - 23.  

1897  Julien Carette, Paris France, actor (Sylvia & the Phantom) on this day in history.  

1899  On December - 23 fieldmarshal Lord Roberts departs Southampton to South Africa  

1901  Gene Sarazen, golfer (PGA 1922, 23, 33) on this day in history.  

1903  Fredi [Fredericka] Carolyn Washington, actress (Black & Tan) on this day in history.  

1905  On December - 23 arn Bjornsson, composer  

1906  Ross Lee Finney, Wells Minnesota, composer (Landscapes Remembered) on this day in history.  

1907  On December - 23 first all-steel passenger railroad coach completed, Altoona, Pa  

1907  1st all-steel passengar railroad coach completed, Altoona, Pa on this day in history.  

1907  Don McNeill, Galena Ill, host (Don McNeill TV Club) on December - 23.  

1908  On December - 23 yousuf Karsh, portrait photographer (Life Magazine)  

1908  Eduard Wachmann, composer, dies at 72 on December - 23.  

1909  Albert becomes king of Belgium on this day in history.  

1909  Albert becomes king of Belgians on December - 23.  

1909  Barney Ross, NYC, Welterweight Boxing Champ (1934) on December - 23.  

1911  On December - 23 the opera "I Giojelli Della Madonna" is produced (Berlin)  

1911  On December - 23 frank Wedekind's "Oaha, die Satire der Satire," premieres in Munich  

1911  On this day in history james Gregory, Bronx NYC, actor (My Favorite Martian, Barney Miller)  

1911  Karl L Hoschna, composer, dies at 34 on this day in history.  

1912  1st "Keystone Kops" film, titled "Hoffmeyer's Legacy" on December - 23.  

1913  President Woodrow Wilson signs Federal Reserve Act into law on December - 23.  

1913  Hans Henkemans, composer on December - 23.  

1913  On December - 23 james Middleton, cricketer (24 wkt of lefty pace S Af 1895-1903), dies  

1914  On December - 23 world War I: Australian and New Zealand troops arrive in Cairo, Egypt.  

1914  Dezider Kardos, composer on December - 23.  

1915  J Kern/S Greene's musical "Very Good Eddie," premieres in NYC on December - 23.  

1915  On this day in history roland Leighton, dies at 20  

1916  On this day in history world War I: Battle of Magdhaba  

1916  Dino Risi, Italian film director and screenwriter on this day in history.  

1917  On this day in history 3 British warships come close to Holland  

1918  On December - 23 helmut Schmidt, Chancellor of Germany (SPD, 1974- )  

1919  On this day in history first hospital ship built to move wounded naval personnel launched  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1173  Louis I, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1231) was born on December - 23.  

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

1513  Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (d. 1577) was born on this day in history.  

1537  King John III of Sweden (d. 1592) was born on December - 23.  

1544  On this day in history birth of anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)  

1548  On this day in history birth of pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)  

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

1597  Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" was born on December - 23.  

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

0910  On this day in history death of naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar  

0913  On this day in history death of conrad of Franconia  

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

1116  On December - 23 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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