Historical Events In December - 23
Thursday, 13 August 2020
1699 On December - 23 joseph Gibbs, composer
1709 On December - 23 jean-Noel Hamal, composer
1714 On this day in history johann Siebenkas, composer
1715 Russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund on December - 23.
1716 On December - 23 johann Heinrich Rolle, composer
1724 Emperor Charles VI names Maria Elisabeth land guardian of Aust Neth on December - 23.
1728 Prussian Emperor Karel VI sign Treaty of Berlin on this day in history.
1732 On December - 23 richard Arkwright, inventor (spinning frame)
1749 Johann Lukas Schubaur, composer on December - 23.
1750 On December - 23 frederik Augustus I, the Righteous, king of Saxony (1806-27)
1751 On this day in history france sets plan to tax clergymen
1758 Nathan Wilson U.S. Representative from New York on this day in history.
1761 On December - 23 alestair Ruadh MacDonnell, Scottish Jacobite spy
1763 On this day in history john Davy, composer
1776 Continental Congress negotiates a war loan of $181,500 from France on December - 23.
1776 Thomas Paine writes "These are the times that try men's souls" on this day in history.
1777 The birth of Alexander I, Tsar of Russia during Napoleon's disastrous campaign on December - 23.
1777 On this day in history aleksandr I P Romanov, tsar of Russia (1801-25)
1779 Benedict Arnold court-martialed for improper conduct on this day in history.
1780 Charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher on December - 23.
1783 Washington resigns as US Army's commander-in-chief on this day in history.
1783 General George Washington resigns his military commission as Commander-in-Chief of the Army to Congress on December - 23.
1788 Maryland votes to cede a 10 mile area for District of Columbia on December - 23.
1788 Maryland votes to cede a 10 sqaure mile area for Dist of Columbia on December - 23.
1790 Jean-Francois Champollion, deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphics on December - 23.
1793 Thomas Jefferson warned of slave revolts in West Indies on this day in history.
1795 Philippe Vandermaelen, Flemish cartographer (Atlas Universel) on December - 23.
1804 Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, French critic/writer (Informal Talk) on this day in history.
1805 On December - 23 the birth of Joseph Smith, American Mormon leader
1805 Joseph Smith Jr, Sharon Vermont, founder (Mormon Church) on this day in history.
1808 On this day in history thomas Turner, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1883
1812 On December - 23 samuel Smiles, Scotland, author (Self-Help, Character, Duty)
1812 Michel Delalande, composer, dies at 73 on December - 23.
1815 On this day in history henry Highland Garnet, Maryland, minister/abolitionist/diplomat