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 This day in History - January 23
412 Historic Events for January 23
1833

Joseph Pease, a Quaker, admitted to Parliament on his affirmation

Event
1833

John Randolph Chambliss Jr, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1864

Birth
1837

John Field, composer, dies at 54

Death
1838

Arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director, dies at 67

Death
1840

Ernst Abbe, Germany, physicist (Carl Zeiss Optics Company)

Birth
1843

Hans Heinrich XIV Hochberg, composer

Birth
1845

Francesco Ruggi, composer, dies at 77

Death
1845

Uniform US election day for president and VP authorized

Event
1849

Mrs Elizabeth Blackwell becomes 1st woman physician in US

Event
1849

Patent granted for an envelope-making machine

Event
1856

Steamer Pacific lost

Event
1857

Andrija Mohorovicic, Croatian geologist (Moho discontinuity)

Birth
1862

Agoston Haraszthy, 1st vintner in Sonoma Valley, imports 10,000

Event
1862

David Hilbert, Kā€nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician

Birth
1864

Michele Puccini, composer, dies at 50

Death
1865

Benjamin Delmonte, theater director/actor (Black Haired Whore)

Birth
1865

-Jan 25th) Battle of City Point, VA (James River, Trent's Reach)

Event
1867

Herbert Bedford, composer

Birth
1868

Juventino Rosas, composer

Birth
1869

Carlo Felice Boghen, composer

Birth
1869

Herbert David Croly, US author (Promise of American Life)

Birth
1870

173 Blackfoot (140 women and children) killed in Montana by US Army

Event
1875

Charles Kingsley, English vicar/writer (Westward Ho!), dies at 55

Death
1878

Rutland Boughton, composer

Birth
1878

Oton Zupancic, Slovenian poet (Zimzelen pod Snegom)

Birth