Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
1880 On this day in history 1st commercial hydroelectric power planet begins, Grand Rapids, Mich
1883 On this day in history alan Francis Brooke, 1st viscount Alanbrooke fieldmarshal [or Jul 4]
1884 On July - 23 albert Warner, US producer (Warner Bros)
1885 Ulysses S Grant, 18th US pres, dies in Mount McGregor NY, at 63 on July - 23.
1886 On this day in history steve Brodie supposedly survives plunge from Brooklyn Bridge
1886 Arthur Whitten Brown, aviator on this day in history.
1888 On July - 23 the birth of Raymond Chandler, American author
1888 John Boyd Dunlop, applies to patent pneumatic tire on July - 23.
1888 Gluyas Williams, SF, cartoonist (Fellows Citizen) on this day in history.
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 On July - 23 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 this day in history.
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 On July - 23 pan-African Congress meets in London
1902 On July - 23 walter Burle Marx, composer
1903 Ford Motor Co sells 1st Model A car on July - 23.
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 On this day in history jean-Jacques, painter, dies
1906 Pogroms against Jews in Oddessa on July - 23.
1906 Clancy Cooper, actress (Enchanted Forest, Girls in Chains) on July - 23.
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 On July - 23 a Kopff discovers asteroids #666 Desdemona & #667 Denise
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 July - 23.
1909 On this day in history ernest F Cambier, Bel colonial pioneer (1st Congo railway), dies at 65