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 This day in History - April 23
434 Historic Events for April 23
1838

English steamship "Great Western" crossing Atlantic docks in NYC

Event
1847

Erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64

Death
1850

William Wordsworth, poet, dies at 80

Death
1851

Canada issues its 1st postage stamps

Event
1852

Edwin Markham, US, poet (1st winner of Amer Acad of Poets Award 1937)

Birth
1853

Auguste Laurent, chemist, dies

Death
1855

Ernst L Wolzogen, German writer/founder (Cabaret Å¡berbrettl)

Birth
1858

Max K E Ludwig Planck, German physicist (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918)

Birth
1860

Dem convention in Charleston SC divided over slavery

Event
1861

Edmund Henry Hynman, 1st viscount Allenby of Megiddo/Fieldmarshal

Birth
1861

Arkansas troops seize Ft Smith

Event
1861

Battle of San Antonio, TX

Event
1864

Battle of Cane River, LA (Red River Expedition, Monett's Ferry)

Event
1865

James Dearing, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 24

Death
1867

Queen Victoria and Napoleon III turn down plans for a channel tunnel

Event
1867

Simon Abramsz, Dutch teacher/writer (For the Young Ones)

Birth
1871

Blossom Rock in SF Bay blown up

Event
1877

Arthur Farwell, composer

Birth
1878

1st Dutch test drive of steam tram

Event
1878

Friedrich Preller, landscape painter, dies

Death
1880

Guess Saleh, [Sarief Bastaman], Javanese painter, dies

Death
1881

Claude Carter, South African slow lefty cricketer (1912-22)

Birth
1881

Otakar Sini, composer

Birth
1881

Gilbert and Sullivan's opera "Patience" produced in London

Event
1882

Albert Coates, St Petersburg Russia, conductor/composer (Eagle)

Birth