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 This day in History - May 23
444 Historic Events for May 23
1851

Lucas Pieter Roodbaard, architect, dies at 69

Death
1851

Antoni Stolpe, composer

Birth
1853

Buenos Aires gains independence from Argentina (reunited 1859)

Event
1860

Albert Richard Smith, author/lecturer, dies

Death
1861

Virginia citizens vote 3 to 1 in favor of secession

Event
1861

3 fleeing slaves enter Fort Monroe Virginia

Event
1862

Valley Campaign-Stonewall Jackson takes Ft Royal, Virginia

Event
1862

William "Dummy" Hoy, professional baseball player who lived to 99

Birth
1862

Battle at Front Royal, Virginia

Event
1864

Battle of North Anna, Va, 1st of 3 days of fighting

Event
1864

Battle of Dallas, GA

Event
1864

Louis Glass, composer

Birth
1865

Flag flown at full staff over White House, 1st time since Lincoln shot

Event
1865

-24] Victory parade in Washington, DC (Grand Review)

Event
1865

Grand Review begins in Washington DC

Event
1866

Gustav Aschaffenburg, German psychiatrist/criminalologist

Birth
1867

Jesse James-gang rob bank in Richmond Missouri (2 die, $4,000 taken)

Event
1867

Archibald Alison, Scottish historian, dies at 74

Death
1871

Sigurd Lie, composer

Birth
1873

1st Preakness: G Barbee aboard Survivor wins in 2:43

Event
1873

Postal cards sold in SF for 1st time

Event
1873

Canada's North West Mounted Police Force (RCMPF) forms

Event
1873

Leo Baeck, rabbi/president (World Union for Progressive Judaism)

Birth
1875

Johann Wilhelm Mangold, composer, dies at 78

Death
1876

1st NL no-hitter (Joe Borden, Boston)

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