Historical Events In April - 23
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
1810 Thomas Wright, historian on April - 23.
1812 On this day in history louis-Antoine Julien, conductor
1812 Franz Sebastian Haindl, composer, dies at 85 on April - 23.
1813 Stephen Arnold Douglas, (Little giant), US senator (Lincoln debates) on this day in history.
1818 On April - 23 james Anthony Froude, historian
1821 On April - 23 pierre Dupont, song writer
1826 On April - 23 missolonghi captured by Turks
1827 On April - 23 william Rowan Hamilton presents his Theory of systems of rays.
1827 On this day in history johann F Ritter von Schulte, German Catholic lawyer
1827 Johanna C Wattier-Ziesenis, actress (Phaedra/Lady MacBeth), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1828 Albert FA, king of Saxon (1873-1902) on this day in history.
1838 On this day in history english steamship "Great Western" crossing Atlantic docks in NYC
1838 Alfred J Verwee, Flemish painter on this day in history.
1838 John W Janssens, gov-gen of Cape Colony/Dutch-Indies, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1847 Erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64 on April - 23.
1850 William Wordsworth, poet, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1851 On this day in history civil engineer Sandford Fleming 1827-1915 designs the red Three-Pence Beaver stamp issued this day; the Province of Canada's first regular postage stamp
1851 Canada issues its 1st postage stamps on April - 23.
1852 On this day in history edwin Markham, US, poet (1st winner of Amer Acad of Poets Award 1937)
1853 On April - 23 auguste Laurent, chemist, dies
1857 On April - 23 ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (I pagliacci/Zaza)
1858 On April - 23 the birth of Max Planck, German physicist
1858 On this day in history max K E Ludwig Planck, German physicist (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918)
1860 On this day in history dem convention in Charleston SC divided over slavery
1861 On this day in history arkansas troops seize Fort Smith
1861 On April - 23 arkansas troops seize Ft Smith
1861 On this day in history edmund Henry Hynman, 1st viscount Allenby of Megiddo/Fieldmarshal
1864 Battle of Cane River, LA (Red River Expedition, Monett's Ferry) on this day in history.
1865 On April - 23 james Dearing, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 24
1867 Queen Victoria & Napoleon III turn down plans for a channel tunnel on April - 23.
1867 On April - 23 simon Abramsz, Dutch teacher/writer (For the Young Ones)
1871 On this day in history blossom Rock in SF Bay blown up
1877 Arthur Farwell, composer on April - 23.
1878 On this day in history 1st Dutch test drive of steam tram