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Notable Historical Events - 1823

1823Simon Bolivar named president of Peru

1823Stephen F. Austin receives a grant of land in Texas from the government of Mexico.

1823Franz Schubert's "Ballet-Musik aus Rosamunde," premieres in Vienna

1823Moroni 1st appears to Joseph Smith, according to Smith

1823 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 3
Stephen F. Austin receives a grant of land in Texas from the government of Mexico. 
Jan 27
President Monroe appoints 1st US ambassadors to South America 
Feb 2
Rossini's opera "Semiramide" premieres in Venice 
Feb 20
English Capt James Weddell reaches 74°15' S, 1520 km from S pole 
Mar 11
1st normal school in US opens, Concord Academy, Concord, Vt 
Apr 22
Baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London 
Apr 22
R J Tyers patents roller skates 
Apr 24
Eugene Scribes "Le Menteur Veridique" premieres in Paris 
May 8
"Home Sweet Home" 1st sung (London) 
May 10
1st steamboat to navigate the Mississippi River arrives at Ft Snelling 
Jun 16
King Willem I opens shipyard at Rotterdam-Antwerp 
Jul 1
9th US Postmaster General: John McLean of Ohio takes office 
Jul 1
United Provinces of Central America gain independence from Mexico 
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. 
Jul 14
Switzerland signs boundaries for fugitives 
Jul 15
A fire destroys the ancient Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls in Rome. 
Jul 24
Slavery is abolished in Chile. 
Sep 10
Simon Bolivar named president of Peru 
Sep 21
Moroni 1st appears to Joseph Smith, according to Smith 
Oct 5
Weber visits Beethoven 
Oct 12
Charles Macintosh of Scotland begins selling raincoats (Macs) 
Nov 12
Great North Holland Canal (Amsterdam) opens 
Dec 2
President James Monroe declares his "Monroe Doctrine" 
Dec 13
Gioacchino Rossini arrives in London 
Dec 19
Georgia passes 1st US state birth registration law in US 
Dec 20
Franz Schubert's "Ballet-Musik aus Rosamunde," premieres in Vienna 
Dec 23
"Visit from St Nicholas" by C Moore published in Troy (NY) Sentinel 
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