Historical Events For July - 23
Friday, 02 December 2016
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 On July - 23 albert Warner, US producer (Warner Bros)
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 this day in history.
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 Jack Barrett carries his cricket bat for Australia at Lord's (67) on this day in history.
1891 Maurus H Hulsman, Dutch priest/editor (Amigoe di Curacao) on July - 23.
1892 Haile Selassie, [Ras Tafari Makonnen], emperor of Ethiopia (1930-74) on this day in history.
1893 On July - 23 karl Menninger, psychiatrist (Menninger Clinic)
1894 Arthur Treacher, Brighton England, announcer (Merv Griffin Show) on July - 23.
1895 On July - 23 a Charlois discovers asteroid #405 Thia
1895 On this day in history florence Vidor, [Arto], Houston TX, actress (Jack Knife Man)
1898 Mervyn "Red" Dutton, Manitoba, 2nd NHL pres (1943-46) on July - 23.
1899 Gustav Heinemann, President of West Germany on July - 23.
1900 On this day in history pan-African Congress meets in London
1902 On this day in history walter Burle Marx, composer
1903 Ford Motor Co sells 1st Model A car on this day in history.
1904 On July - 23 ice cream cone created by Charles E Menches during La Purchase Expo
1904 Adone Zecchi, composer on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history john Simon, public health pioneer, dies
1905 On July - 23 erich Itor Kahn, composer
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 this day in history.
1907 7th Davis Cup: Australasia beats British Isles in Wimbledon (3-2) on this day in history.
1907 On July - 23 elspeth Josceline Huxley, English author
1908 On this day in history a Kopff discovers asteroids #666 Desdemona & #667 Denise
1908 Karl Swenson, Bkln NY, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie) on July - 23.
1909 M Wolf discovers asteroid #683 Lanzia on this day in history.
1909 Ernest F Cambier, Bel colonial pioneer (1st Congo railway), dies at 65 on July - 23.