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Historical Events In December - 23

Sunday, 20 September 2020

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

1894  On December - 23 arthur Gilligan, cricketer (England captain in 1920's)  

1896  On December - 23 alberto Hemsi, composer  

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

1899  Fieldmarshal Lord Roberts departs Southampton to South Africa on December - 23.  

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

1903  On December - 23 fredi [Fredericka] Carolyn Washington, actress (Black & Tan)  

1905  On this day in history 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  On December - 23 1st all-steel passengar railroad coach completed, Altoona, Pa  

1907  Don McNeill, Galena Ill, host (Don McNeill TV Club) on this day in history.  

1908  Yousuf Karsh, portrait photographer (Life Magazine) on this day in history.  

1908  On this day in history eduard Wachmann, composer, dies at 72  

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

1909  On this day in history albert becomes king of Belgians  

1909  On this day in history barney Ross, NYC, Welterweight Boxing Champ (1934)  

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

1911  Karl L Hoschna, composer, dies at 34 on December - 23.  

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

1913  On this day in history president Woodrow Wilson signs Federal Reserve Act into law  

1913  On December - 23 hans Henkemans, composer  

1913  James Middleton, cricketer (24 wkt of lefty pace S Af 1895-1903), dies on December - 23.  

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

1914  Dezider Kardos, composer on December - 23.  

1915  J Kern/S Greene's musical "Very Good Eddie," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1915  Roland Leighton, dies at 20 on December - 23.  

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

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

1917  On December - 23 3 British warships come close to Holland  

1918  On this day in history 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  On December - 23 birth of louis I, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1231)  

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

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

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

1116  On this day in history ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies  

1230  Death of Berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England on December - 23.  

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

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