Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Thursday, 30 October 2014
1880 On this day in history 1st commercial hydroelectric power planet begins, Grand Rapids, Mich
1883 On July - 23 alan Francis Brooke, 1st viscount Alanbrooke fieldmarshal [or Jul 4]
1884 On July - 23 albert Warner, US producer (Warner Bros)
1885 On this day in history ulysses S Grant, 18th US pres, dies in Mount McGregor NY, at 63
1886 On this day in history steve Brodie supposedly survives plunge from Brooklyn Bridge
1886 Arthur Whitten Brown, aviator on this day in history.
1888 On this day in history the birth of Raymond Chandler, American author
1888 On this day in history john Boyd Dunlop, applies to patent pneumatic tire
1888 Gluyas Williams, SF, cartoonist (Fellows Citizen) on July - 23.
1890 On this day in history jack Barrett carries his cricket bat for Australia at Lord's (67)
1891 On this day in history maurus H Hulsman, Dutch priest/editor (Amigoe di Curacao)
1892 On July - 23 haile Selassie, [Ras Tafari Makonnen], emperor of Ethiopia (1930-74)
1893 Karl Menninger, psychiatrist (Menninger Clinic) on July - 23.
1894 Arthur Treacher, Brighton England, announcer (Merv Griffin Show) on July - 23.
1895 A Charlois discovers asteroid #405 Thia on July - 23.
1895 Florence Vidor, [Arto], Houston TX, actress (Jack Knife Man) on this day in history.
1898 Mervyn "Red" Dutton, Manitoba, 2nd NHL pres (1943-46) on July - 23.
1899 On July - 23 gustav Heinemann, President of West Germany
1900 Pan-African Congress meets in London on this day in history.
1902 On this day in history walter Burle Marx, composer
1903 On this day in history ford Motor Co sells 1st Model A car
1904 Ice cream cone created by Charles E Menches during La Purchase Expo on this day in history.
1904 Adone Zecchi, composer on this day in history.
1904 John Simon, public health pioneer, dies on July - 23.
1905 Erich Itor Kahn, composer on this day in history.
1905 Jean-Jacques, painter, dies on July - 23.
1906 On this day in history pogroms against Jews in Oddessa
1906 Clancy Cooper, actress (Enchanted Forest, Girls in Chains) on July - 23.
1907 On this day in history 7th Davis Cup: Australasia beats British Isles in Wimbledon (3-2)
1907 On this day in history elspeth Josceline Huxley, English author
1908 A Kopff discovers asteroids #666 Desdemona & #667 Denise on July - 23.
1908 On July - 23 karl Swenson, Bkln NY, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie)
1909 On this day in history m Wolf discovers asteroid #683 Lanzia
1909 On July - 23 ernest F Cambier, Bel colonial pioneer (1st Congo railway), dies at 65