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 This day in History - April 23
434 Historic Events for April 23
1623

Jan Adam Reincken, composer

Birth
1625

Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, dies at 57

Death
1629

John Commelin, director (Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam)

Birth
1633

Sweden and Protestant German monarchy form Union of Heilbronn

Event
1649

Andreas Kneller, composer

Birth
1661

English king Charles II crowned in London

Event
1662

Connecticut chartered as an English colony

Event
1670

Loreto Vittori, composer, dies at 69

Death
1691

Jean-Henri D'Anglebert, composer, dies

Death
1695

Henry Vaughan, poet (Silex Scintillans), dies at 72

Death
1697

George Baron Anson, British admiral/explorer

Birth
1705

Richard Steele's "Tender Husband," premieres in London

Event
1708

Friedrich von Hagedorn, German poet (Versuch einiger Poem)

Birth
1715

Johann Friedrich Doles, composer

Birth
1723

Cornelis Steenoven elected archbishop of Utrecht

Event
1728

Samuel Wallis, explorer (Wallis Island)

Birth
1728

Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco, composer, dies at 83

Death
1732

Cajetan Kolberer, composer, dies at 63

Death
1735

Ildephons Haas, composer

Birth
1740

Thomas Tickell, poet, dies

Death
1742

Mihael Omerza, composer, dies at 62

Death
1747

Alexandre-Auguste Robineau, composer

Birth
1756

Alexander Reinagle, composer

Birth
1762

Johann Samuel Endler, composer, dies at 67

Death
1774

Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, painter, dies

Death