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 This day in History - July 23
415 Historic Events for July 23
1816

Charlotte Sanders Cushman, US, actress (Lady MacBeth)

Birth
1822

Darius Nash Couch, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1897

Birth
1823

Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore, English poet

Birth
1824

Gabriel Colvin Wharton, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1906

Birth
1825

Richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor

Birth
1827

1st US swim school opens (Boston Mass)

Event
1827

Pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway)

Birth
1828

Jonathan Hutchinson, surgeon/scientist

Birth
1829

Wojciech Boguslawski, composer, dies at 72

Death
1829

William Austin Burt patents "typographer" (typewriter)

Event
1834

HMS Beagle anchors in Bay of Valparaiso

Event
1834

James "Cardinal" Gibbons, archbishop of Baltimore

Birth
1838

Edouard [Judas] Colonne, composer/violinist

Birth
1840

Frantisek Max Knize, composer, dies at 55

Death
1840

Union Act passed by British Parliament, uniting Upper and Lower Canada

Event
1841

Edward John Armstrong, poet

Birth
1844

Christian Gobrecht, 4th US chief engraver (1840-44), dies in office

Death
1848

Battle of Custoza-Italian War of Independence, starts

Event
1849

Geza Zichy, composer

Birth
1850

17th Postmaster General: Nathan K Hall of NY takes office

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1851

Charles Bannerman, Aussie cricket batsman (1st centurion)

Birth
1851

Treaty of Traverse des Sioux signed by Sioux Indians and US

Event
1852

1st interment in US National Cemetery at Presidio

Event
1853

William H Gillette, actor (Sherlock Holmes on stage)

Birth
1856

Bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian Hindi leader

Birth