Historical Events In May - 23
Sunday, 17 February 2019
1794 On May - 23 isaak-Ignaz Moscheles, composer
1795 Charles Barry, architect on May - 23.
1799 Thomas Hood, English poet/composer (Song of the Shirt) on this day in history.
1812 On May - 23 henri A Esquiros, French poet/writer (Les Vierges Folles)
1813 On May - 23 south American independence leader Simón Bolívar enters Mérida, leading the invasion of Venezuela, and is proclaimed El Libertador ("The Liberator").
1813 Mason Brayman, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895 on this day in history.
1820 James Buchanan Eads, US, engineer/inventor (Eads Bridge-St Louis) on May - 23.
1824 Ambrose Everett Burnside, Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.
1825 On May - 23 ras Gugsa of Yejju, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia
1828 On this day in history edward Hitchcock, America's 1st prof of physical ed (Amherst College)
1832 On this day in history pieter J B C R van der Aa, Dutch Indologist/geographer
1834 On this day in history charles Wesley, composer, dies at 76
1837 On May - 23 james Sanks Brisbin, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1838 On May - 23 john W Janssens, gov-gen (Cape Colony), dies at 75
1841 Franz Xaver von Baader, German philosopher/theologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1842 On May - 23 jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet, dies at 34
1843 Pedro Miguel Marques y Garcia, composer on this day in history.
1844 Declaration of Bab (Baha'i festival) ('Azamat 7, 1) on May - 23.
1848 Otto Lilienthal, pioneer aviator is born on this day in history.
1848 The birth of Otto Lilienthal, German glider builder on May - 23.
1848 Helmuth J L von Moltke, German general/chief of staff (WW I) on May - 23.
1851 On May - 23 antoni Stolpe, composer
1851 Lucas Pieter Roodbaard, architect, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1853 On May - 23 buenos Aires gains independence from Argentina (reunited 1859)
1860 On May - 23 albert Richard Smith, author/lecturer, dies
1861 On this day in history 3 fleeing slaves enter Fort Monroe VA
1861 Virginia citizens vote 3 to 1 in favor of secession on May - 23.
1861 3 fleeing slaves enter Fort Monroe Virginia on May - 23.
1862 On May - 23 battle at Front Royal VA
1862 On May - 23 valley Campaign-Stonewall Jackson takes Front Royal VA
1862 On May - 23 battle at Front Royal, Virginia
1862 On May - 23 william "Dummy" Hoy, professional baseball player who lived to 99
1863 On May - 23 organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Battle Creek, Michigan.
1864 On this day in history battle of Dallas GA