1823 in History – What happened in year 1823

In history, year 1823 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1823.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1823:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
02 decemberU.S. President James Monroe issued the Monroe Doctrine, aproclamation of opposition to European colonialism in the New World.
02 decemberUS President James Monroe issued the Monroe Doctrine, aproclamation of opposition to European colonialism in the New World.
23 decemberA Visit from St. Nicholas, also known as The Night Before Christmas, was first published anonymously. Authorship was later attributed to Clement Clarke Moore.
12 JulyThe first steam ship built in India 'Diana' was unveiled in Calcutta (now Kolkata).
24 JulyIn Chile, slavery was abolished forever.
04 MarchIn the war between the Osmani regime and Greece, the Greek army massacred 12 thousand Muslims in the city of Tripoliza.
03 JanuaryStephen F. Austin received land in Texas as a grant from the government of Mexico.
10 FebruaryThe world's first Carnival Parade took place in Cologne, Prussia.
11 MarchConcord Academy, Concord, VT, was the first general school opened in the United States.
13 AprilEleven-year-old Franz Liezt gave a concert, after which he was personally greeted by Ludwig van Beethoven.
10 MayThe first steamboat to navigate the Mississippi River came on fitting snowing.
05 JuneThe Raffles Institution was established as the Singapore Institution by the founder of Singapore, Sir Stamford Raffles.
10 JulyThe Gall Act was passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom on the basis of the prison reform campaign of Elizabeth Fry.
10 SeptemberSimón Bolívar nominated as Peru's President.
23 SeptemberIn the first Anglo-Burmese War, Burma attacked the British at Shahpura, an island close to Chittagong.
05 OctoberThe medical journal The Lancet founded Thomas Wakley in London.
12 NovemberThe Great North Holland Canal opened in Amsterdam.
19 DecemberGeorgia implemented the first US state birth registration law in the United States.


Famous birthdays in the year 1823:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 AprilGeorge Derby / Journalist / United States of America
03 JulyAhmed Vefik Pasha / Diplomat / Greece
04 March George Caron / Politician / Canada
06 DecemberMax Müller / Orientalist / Germany
10 JulyLouis-Napoléon Casault / Lawyer / Canada
10 AugustHugh Stowell Brown / Politician / United Kingdom
12 AprilAlexander Ostrovsky / Playwright / Russia
13 AugustGoldwin Smith / Journalist / United Kingdom
14 March Théodore de Banville / Poet / France
16 SeptemberFrancis Parkman / Author / United States of America
16 AprilGotthold Eisenstein / Academic / Germany
16 March William Henry Monk / Composer / United Kingdom
17 JulyLeander Clark / Business Man / United States of America
18 March Antoine Chanzy / General / France
23 JulyAlexandre-Antonin Taché / Bishop / Canada
23 March Schuyler Colfax / Politician / United States of America
24 AprilSebastián Lerdo de Tejada / Politician / Mexico
27 DecemberMackenzie Bowell / Politician / United Kingdom
29 NovemberLa Fayette Grover / Politician / United States of America
31 March Mary Boykin Chesnut / Author / United States of America

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1823:

YearName / Profession / Country
NA NABegum Zeenat Mahal / Freedom Fighter / India

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