Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Monday, 24 November 2014
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 July - 23.
1884 On this day in history 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 July - 23 steve Brodie supposedly survives plunge from Brooklyn Bridge
1886 On July - 23 arthur Whitten Brown, aviator
1888 The birth of Raymond Chandler, American author on this day in history.
1888 John Boyd Dunlop, applies to patent pneumatic tire on this day in history.
1888 On July - 23 gluyas Williams, SF, cartoonist (Fellows Citizen)
1890 Jack Barrett carries his cricket bat for Australia at Lord's (67) on July - 23.
1891 Maurus H Hulsman, Dutch priest/editor (Amigoe di Curacao) on July - 23.
1892 On this day in history haile Selassie, [Ras Tafari Makonnen], emperor of Ethiopia (1930-74)
1893 Karl Menninger, psychiatrist (Menninger Clinic) on July - 23.
1894 On this day in history arthur Treacher, Brighton England, announcer (Merv Griffin Show)
1895 On July - 23 a Charlois discovers asteroid #405 Thia
1895 Florence Vidor, [Arto], Houston TX, actress (Jack Knife Man) on July - 23.
1898 On July - 23 mervyn "Red" Dutton, Manitoba, 2nd NHL pres (1943-46)
1899 On July - 23 gustav Heinemann, President of West Germany
1900 Pan-African Congress meets in London on this day in history.
1902 On July - 23 walter Burle Marx, composer
1903 Ford Motor Co sells 1st Model A car on July - 23.
1904 Ice cream cone created by Charles E Menches during La Purchase Expo on July - 23.
1904 Adone Zecchi, composer on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history john Simon, public health pioneer, dies
1905 Erich Itor Kahn, composer on July - 23.
1905 On this day in history jean-Jacques, painter, dies
1906 Pogroms against Jews in Oddessa on this day in history.
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 July - 23.
1907 Elspeth Josceline Huxley, English author on this day in history.
1908 On July - 23 a Kopff discovers asteroids #666 Desdemona & #667 Denise
1908 Karl Swenson, Bkln NY, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie) on this day in history.
1909 On this day in history m Wolf discovers asteroid #683 Lanzia
1909 Ernest F Cambier, Bel colonial pioneer (1st Congo railway), dies at 65 on July - 23.