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 This day in History - October 23
334 Historic Events for October 23
1846

Alexander Andreyevich Archangel'sky, composer

Birth
1851

Guillaume Couture, composer

Birth
1852

Jean-Louis Forain, French etcher/lithographer

Birth
1853

Maastricht-Aken railway in Neth opens

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1854

The Times give precise British positions in Krim

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1864

Union Gen Samuel R Curtis defeats Conf Gen Stirling Price

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1864

Battle of Westport, Missouri

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1868

Rama V, [Chulalongkorn], leader of Thailand (-1910)

Birth
1869

Jacobus H "Koos" Speenhoff, Dutch singer

Birth
1869

Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Tolbecque, Belgian composer, dies at 72

Death
1871

Columbia and Sappho (US) beat Livonia (UK) in 3rd America's Cup

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1872

Th‚ophile Gautier, French poet/writer/historian/critic, dies at 61

Death
1876

New Orleans Mint reopens as an assay office

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1880

Una O'Connor, Belfast Ireland, actress (David Copperfield)

Birth
1884

1st World Series OKed by AA, Providence (NL) beats NY Mets (AA) 6-0

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1886

St Louis Browns win World Championship by beating Chicago 4-3 in 10

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1886

Johann Nepomuk Kafka, composer, dies at 67

Death
1888

Pelham Bay Park in Bronx, vested

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1890

Karel M M Verlat, Flemish painter/graphic artist, dies

Death
1890

Opera "Prince Igor" is produced (St Petersburg)

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1892

Mehemed Emin Pasja, German explorer, murdered at 52

Death
1893

C Dazey's "In Old Kentucky" premieres in NYC (27 seasons)

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1893

Jean Absil, Belgian composer (Peau d'Ane)

Birth
1893

Earnest Julius ™pik, Estonian astronomer (Physics of meteor flight)

Birth
1899

Lilyan Tashman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bulldog Drummond)

Birth