On This Day

What Happened in November 1823

Historical Events

  • Nov 12 Great North Holland Canal (Amsterdam) opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 4 Karel Komzák I, Bohemian organist, conductor, military bandleader, and composer, born in Netěchovice, Kingdom of Bohemia (now Czech Republic) (d. 1893) [1]
  • Nov 9 William Henry Forney, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Lincolnton, North Carolina (d. 1894)
  • Nov 14 Robert J Fruin, historian (80 year war)
  • Nov 22 Nathan Kimball, American physician, politician, postmaster, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Fredericksburg, Indiana (d. 1898)
  • Nov 25 Joseph Alexander Cooper, American civil servant and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Whitley County, Kentucky (d. 1910)
  • Nov 26 Thomas Tellefsen, Norwegian pianist and composer, born in Trondheim, Norway (d. 1874)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 12 Emanuel Aloys Förster, Bohemian composer and music teacher, dies at 75