Historical Events in December 1823

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 2 President James Monroe declares his "Monroe Doctrine", a US foreign policy regarding Latin America

5th US President James Monroe
5th US President
James Monroe
  • Dec 13 Gioacchino Rossini arrives in London
  • Dec 19 Georgia passes 1st US state birth registration law in US

Music releaseTheater Premiere

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

Composer Franz Schubert
Franz Schubert
  • Dec 23 "Visit from St Nicholas" by C Moore published in Troy (NY) Sentinel