Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Friday, 28 November 2014
1880 1st commercial hydroelectric power planet begins, Grand Rapids, Mich on July - 23.
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 Ulysses S Grant, 18th US pres, dies in Mount McGregor NY, at 63 on July - 23.
1886 Steve Brodie supposedly survives plunge from Brooklyn Bridge on July - 23.
1886 On this day in history arthur Whitten Brown, aviator
1888 On this day in history 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 July - 23.
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 this day in history.
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 On July - 23 arthur Treacher, Brighton England, announcer (Merv Griffin Show)
1895 A Charlois discovers asteroid #405 Thia on July - 23.
1895 On July - 23 florence Vidor, [Arto], Houston TX, actress (Jack Knife Man)
1898 Mervyn "Red" Dutton, Manitoba, 2nd NHL pres (1943-46) on July - 23.
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 July - 23.
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 Adone Zecchi, composer on July - 23.
1904 John Simon, public health pioneer, dies on July - 23.
1905 On this day in history erich Itor Kahn, composer
1905 On July - 23 jean-Jacques, painter, dies
1906 On July - 23 pogroms against Jews in Oddessa
1906 On this day in history 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 On this day in history elspeth Josceline Huxley, English author
1908 A Kopff discovers asteroids #666 Desdemona & #667 Denise on July - 23.
1908 On this day in history karl Swenson, Bkln NY, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie)
1909 M Wolf discovers asteroid #683 Lanzia on this day in history.
1909 On July - 23 ernest F Cambier, Bel colonial pioneer (1st Congo railway), dies at 65