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 This day in History - November 23
395 Historic Events for November 23
1837

John van der Waals, Hol, physicist (Nobel 1910, Liquid and Gas States)

Birth
1842

James Lillywhite Jr, cricketer (1st England Test captain)

Birth
1843

Josef Sucher, composer

Birth
1848

Female Medical Educational Society forms in Boston

Event
1848

Alfred Julius Becher, composer, dies at 45

Death
1852

Just past midnight, a sharp jolt causes Lake Merced to drop 30' (9m)

Event
1853

Francisco Andrevi y Castellar, composer, dies at 67

Death
1853

Johann Christian Friedrich Schneider, composer, dies at 67

Death
1858

Frank Hearne, cricketer (bro of George and Alec, Eng and S Afr)

Birth
1859

Billy the Kid, [William H Bonney], NYC, criminal

Birth
1860

Karl Branting, Sweden, statesman/diplomat (Nobel Peace Prize 1921)

Birth
1862

Alberto Williams, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer (Etrerno Reposo)

Birth
1862

Theo van Rysselberghe, Belgian painter (pointillism)

Birth
1863

Patent granted for a process of making color photographs

Event
1863

Battle of Chattanooga and Orchard Knob, TN begins

Event
1864

-25] Battle at Ball's Ferry Georgia (30 casualties)

Event
1865

Ren‚ E de Russy, West Indian/US brig-general, dies at about 75

Death
1865

Josef Leopold Zvonar, composer, dies at 41

Death
1868

Louis Ducos du Hauron patents trichrome color photo process

Event
1871

Railway bridge over Dutch Deep opens

Event
1872

Ten Bears (Parra-Wa-Samen), US poet/Comanche chief, dies

Death
1876

Manuel de Falla, C diz Spain, composer (El Amor Brujo)

Birth
1876

Columbia, Harvard and Princeton form Intercollegiate Football Assn

Event
1878

Ernest J King, US fleet admiral/Chief of Naval Operations (WW II)

Birth
1878

Holcombe Ward, tennis champ (US Open-1904)

Birth