Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
1880 1st commercial hydroelectric power planet begins, Grand Rapids, Mich on July - 23.
1883 Alan Francis Brooke, 1st viscount Alanbrooke fieldmarshal [or Jul 4] on this day in history.
1884 On this day in history albert Warner, US producer (Warner Bros)
1885 On July - 23 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 On this day in history arthur Whitten Brown, aviator
1888 The birth of Raymond Chandler, American author on July - 23.
1888 John Boyd Dunlop, applies to patent pneumatic tire on this day in history.
1888 Gluyas Williams, SF, cartoonist (Fellows Citizen) on this day in history.
1890 On July - 23 jack Barrett carries his cricket bat for Australia at Lord's (67)
1891 On July - 23 maurus H Hulsman, Dutch priest/editor (Amigoe di Curacao)
1892 On July - 23 haile Selassie, [Ras Tafari Makonnen], emperor of Ethiopia (1930-74)
1893 On this day in history karl Menninger, psychiatrist (Menninger Clinic)
1894 On this day in history arthur Treacher, Brighton England, announcer (Merv Griffin Show)
1895 On this day in history a Charlois discovers asteroid #405 Thia
1895 Florence Vidor, [Arto], Houston TX, actress (Jack Knife Man) on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history mervyn "Red" Dutton, Manitoba, 2nd NHL pres (1943-46)
1899 Gustav Heinemann, President of West Germany on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history pan-African Congress meets in London
1902 On July - 23 walter Burle Marx, composer
1903 Ford Motor Co sells 1st Model A car on this day in history.
1904 Ice cream cone created by Charles E Menches during La Purchase Expo on this day in history.
1904 Adone Zecchi, composer on July - 23.
1904 John Simon, public health pioneer, dies on July - 23.
1905 Erich Itor Kahn, composer on July - 23.
1905 On July - 23 jean-Jacques, painter, dies
1906 On this day in history pogroms against Jews in Oddessa
1906 On this day in history clancy Cooper, actress (Enchanted Forest, Girls in Chains)
1907 On July - 23 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 Karl Swenson, Bkln NY, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie) on this day in history.
1909 On July - 23 m Wolf discovers asteroid #683 Lanzia
1909 Ernest F Cambier, Bel colonial pioneer (1st Congo railway), dies at 65 on July - 23.