Historical Events For July - 23
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
1880 On July - 23 1st commercial hydroelectric power planet begins, Grand Rapids, Mich
1883 On July - 23 alan Francis Brooke, 1st viscount Alanbrooke fieldmarshal [or Jul 4]
1884 Albert Warner, US producer (Warner Bros) on July - 23.
1885 On July - 23 ulysses S Grant, 18th US pres, dies in Mount McGregor NY, at 63
1886 Steve Brodie supposedly survives plunge from Brooklyn Bridge on July - 23.
1886 Arthur Whitten Brown, aviator on this day in history.
1888 On this day in history the birth of Raymond Chandler, American author
1888 John Boyd Dunlop, applies to patent pneumatic tire on July - 23.
1888 On July - 23 gluyas Williams, SF, cartoonist (Fellows Citizen)
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 Haile Selassie, [Ras Tafari Makonnen], emperor of Ethiopia (1930-74) on July - 23.
1893 On this day in history karl Menninger, psychiatrist (Menninger Clinic)
1894 Arthur Treacher, Brighton England, announcer (Merv Griffin Show) on this day in history.
1895 A Charlois discovers asteroid #405 Thia on July - 23.
1895 On July - 23 florence Vidor, [Arto], Houston TX, actress (Jack Knife Man)
1898 On this day in history mervyn "Red" Dutton, Manitoba, 2nd NHL pres (1943-46)
1899 On this day in history gustav Heinemann, President of West Germany
1900 Pan-African Congress meets in London on this day in history.
1902 Walter Burle Marx, composer on this day in history.
1903 On July - 23 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 On July - 23 adone Zecchi, composer
1904 On July - 23 john Simon, public health pioneer, dies
1905 On this day in history erich Itor Kahn, composer
1905 On this day in history jean-Jacques, painter, dies
1906 On this day in history pogroms against Jews in Oddessa
1906 On July - 23 clancy Cooper, actress (Enchanted Forest, Girls in Chains)
1907 7th Davis Cup: Australasia beats British Isles in Wimbledon (3-2) on this day in history.
1907 Elspeth Josceline Huxley, English author on July - 23.
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 July - 23.
1909 On July - 23 m Wolf discovers asteroid #683 Lanzia
1909 Ernest F Cambier, Bel colonial pioneer (1st Congo railway), dies at 65 on this day in history.