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 This day in History - November 23
395 Historic Events for November 23
1748

Etienne Joseph Floquet, composer

Birth
1749

Edward Rutledge, (Gov-SC)/attorney/signer (Decl of Independence)

Birth
1750

Giuseppe Sammartini, composer, dies at 55

Death
1752

Conrad Michael Schneider, composer, dies at 79

Death
1760

Gracchus Babeuf, French utopian socialist (Tribun du Peuple)

Birth
1765

People of Frederick County Md refuse to pay England's Stamp tax

Event
1765

Thomas Attwood, composer

Birth
1783

Annapolis Maryland, becomes US capital (until June 1784)

Event
1785

Joannes P Roothaan, 1st Dutch general of the Jesuits (1829-53)

Birth
1787

Anton Schweitzer, composer, dies at 52

Death
1794

Joan F Van Oordt, vicar (Groninger direction)

Birth
1797

Gabor Matray, composer

Birth
1800

Michail P Pogodin, Russian historian/author (Povesti)

Birth
1804

Franklin Pierce, Hillsboro NH, (D) 14th Pres (1853-1857)

Birth
1809

Horatio Phillips Van Cleve, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1814

Elbridge Gerry, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 70

Death
1815

William Dennison, postmaster/general (Union), died in 1882

Birth
1819

Benjamin Mayberry Prentiss, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1901

Birth
1820

John Willis Ellis, Governor (Confederacy) died in 1861

Birth
1821

Charles Meryon, British/French etcher

Birth
1826

Agustin Bethencourt, Venezuela publisher on Cura‡ao

Birth
1830

Kaspar CE Ritter von Zumbusch, German/Austria sculptor

Birth
1832

French take Antwerp in liberation of Belgium

Event
1834

Hector Berlioz's "Harold in Italy," premieres

Event
1835

Henry Burden patents Horseshoe manufacturing machine (Troy NY)

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