Historical Events for Year 1823

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Events 1 - 27 of 27

Jan 3rd - Stephen F. Austin receives a grant of land in Texas from the government of Mexico.
Jan 27th - President Monroe appoints first US ambassadors to South America
Feb 2nd - Rossini's opera "Semiramide" premieres in Venice
Feb 20th - English Capt James Weddell reaches 74°15' S, 1520 km from S pole
Mar 11th - 1st normal school in US opens, Concord Academy, Concord, Vt
Apr 22nd - Baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London
Apr 22nd - R J Tyers patents roller skates
Apr 24th - Eugene Scribes opera "Le Menteur Veridique" premieres in Paris
May 8th - "Home! Sweet Home!" by John Howard Payne is 1st sung in London
May 10th - 1st steamboat to navigate the Mississippi River arrives at Ft Snelling
Jun 16th - King Willem I opens shipyard at Rotterdam-Antwerp
Jul 1st - 9th US Postmaster General: John McLean of Ohio takes office
Jul 1st - United Provinces of Central America gain independence from Mexico
Jul 2nd - Bahia Independence Day: the end of Portuguese rule in Brazil, with the final defeat of the Portuguese crown loyalists in the province of Bahia.
Founder of Texas Stephen F. AustinFounder of Texas Stephen F. Austin Jul 14th - Switzerland signs boundaries for fugitives
Jul 15th - A fire destroys the ancient Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls in Rome.
Jul 24th - Slavery is abolished in Chile.
Sep 10th - Simon Bolivar named president of Peru
Sep 21st - Moroni first appears to Joseph Smith, according to Smith
Oct 5th - Weber visits Beethoven
Oct 12th - Charles Macintosh of Scotland begins selling raincoats (Macs)
Nov 12th - Great North Holland Canal (Amsterdam) opens
Dec 2nd - President James Monroe declares his "Monroe Doctrine", a US foreign policy regarding Latin America
Dec 13th - Gioacchino Rossini arrives in London
Dec 19th - Georgia passes 1st US state birth registration law in US
Dec 20th - Franz Schubert's "Ballet-Musik aus Rosamunde," premieres in Vienna
Composer Franz SchubertComposer Franz Schubert Dec 23rd - "Visit from St Nicholas" by C Moore published in Troy (NY) Sentinel

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