Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Monday, 22 December 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 this day in history.
1884 Albert Warner, US producer (Warner Bros) on this day in history.
1885 Ulysses S Grant, 18th US pres, dies in Mount McGregor NY, at 63 on this day in history.
1886 On this day in history steve Brodie supposedly survives plunge from Brooklyn Bridge
1886 Arthur Whitten Brown, aviator on July - 23.
1888 On July - 23 the birth of Raymond Chandler, American author
1888 On July - 23 john Boyd Dunlop, applies to patent pneumatic tire
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 this day in history karl Menninger, psychiatrist (Menninger Clinic)
1894 Arthur Treacher, Brighton England, announcer (Merv Griffin Show) on July - 23.
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 Mervyn "Red" Dutton, Manitoba, 2nd NHL pres (1943-46) on July - 23.
1899 Gustav Heinemann, President of West Germany on July - 23.
1900 On July - 23 pan-African Congress meets in London
1902 Walter Burle Marx, composer on July - 23.
1903 On this day in history ford Motor Co sells 1st Model A car
1904 On this day in history ice cream cone created by Charles E Menches during La Purchase Expo
1904 On July - 23 adone Zecchi, composer
1904 On this day in history john Simon, public health pioneer, dies
1905 Erich Itor Kahn, composer on July - 23.
1905 Jean-Jacques, painter, dies on this day in history.
1906 On July - 23 pogroms against Jews in Oddessa
1906 Clancy Cooper, actress (Enchanted Forest, Girls in Chains) on July - 23.
1907 On July - 23 7th Davis Cup: Australasia beats British Isles in Wimbledon (3-2)
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 M Wolf discovers asteroid #683 Lanzia on this day in history.
1909 On this day in history ernest F Cambier, Bel colonial pioneer (1st Congo railway), dies at 65