On This Day

What Happened in 1823

Important Events

  • Jul 2 Bahia Independence Day: the end of Portuguese rule in Brazil, with the final defeat of the Portuguese crown loyalists in the province of Bahia
  • Dec 2 President James Monroe declares his "Monroe Doctrine", a US foreign policy regarding Latin America

More Historical Events

1823 in Music

  • Dec 20 Play "Rosamunde, Princess of Cyprus" by Helmina von Ch├ęzy with incidental music by Franz Schubert premieres in Vienna


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Famous People in 1823