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Historical Events In December - 23

Wednesday, 16 June 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 this day in history.  

1896  On December - 23 alberto Hemsi, composer  

1897  Julien Carette, Paris France, actor (Sylvia & the Phantom) on December - 23.  

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

1901  Gene Sarazen, golfer (PGA 1922, 23, 33) on December - 23.  

1903  Fredi [Fredericka] Carolyn Washington, actress (Black & Tan) on December - 23.  

1905  On this day in history arn Bjornsson, composer  

1906  On December - 23 ross Lee Finney, Wells Minnesota, composer (Landscapes Remembered)  

1907  On this day in history first all-steel passenger railroad coach completed, Altoona, Pa  

1907  1st all-steel passengar railroad coach completed, Altoona, Pa on December - 23.  

1907  On December - 23 don McNeill, Galena Ill, host (Don McNeill TV Club)  

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

1908  On December - 23 eduard Wachmann, composer, dies at 72  

1909  On this day in history albert becomes king of Belgium  

1909  Albert becomes king of Belgians on December - 23.  

1909  On December - 23 barney Ross, NYC, Welterweight Boxing Champ (1934)  

1911  The opera "I Giojelli Della Madonna" is produced (Berlin) on December - 23.  

1911  Frank Wedekind's "Oaha, die Satire der Satire," premieres in Munich on this day in history.  

1911  James Gregory, Bronx NYC, actor (My Favorite Martian, Barney Miller) on December - 23.  

1911  On December - 23 karl L Hoschna, composer, dies at 34  

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

1913  On December - 23 president Woodrow Wilson signs Federal Reserve Act into law  

1913  On December - 23 hans Henkemans, composer  

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

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

1914  On this day in history dezider Kardos, composer  

1915  On this day in history j Kern/S Greene's musical "Very Good Eddie," premieres in NYC  

1915  Roland Leighton, dies at 20 on this day in history.  

1916  World War I: Battle of Magdhaba on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history dino Risi, Italian film director and screenwriter  

1917  3 British warships come close to Holland on December - 23.  

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

1919  First hospital ship built to move wounded naval personnel launched on December - 23.  

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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 this day in history.  

1174  Louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach was born on this day in history.  

1513  Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (d. 1577) was born on December - 23.  

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

0679  On this day in history death of dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered  

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

0913  Death of Conrad of Franconia on December - 23.  

0918  On this day in history conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies  

1116  On December - 23 ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies  

1230  On this day in history death of berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England  

1236  Philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies on December - 23.  

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