Historical Events For July - 23
Saturday, 25 March 2017
1880 On July - 23 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 Albert Warner, US producer (Warner Bros) on this day in history.
1885 On this day in history ulysses S Grant, 18th US pres, dies in Mount McGregor NY, at 63
1886 On this day in history steve Brodie supposedly survives plunge from Brooklyn Bridge
1886 On this day in history arthur Whitten Brown, aviator
1888 On this day in history 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 Jack Barrett carries his cricket bat for Australia at Lord's (67) on July - 23.
1891 On July - 23 maurus H Hulsman, Dutch priest/editor (Amigoe di Curacao)
1892 Haile Selassie, [Ras Tafari Makonnen], emperor of Ethiopia (1930-74) on July - 23.
1893 On July - 23 karl Menninger, psychiatrist (Menninger Clinic)
1894 On July - 23 arthur Treacher, Brighton England, announcer (Merv Griffin Show)
1895 On this day in history a Charlois discovers asteroid #405 Thia
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 Gustav Heinemann, President of West Germany on July - 23.
1900 Pan-African Congress meets in London on July - 23.
1902 On July - 23 walter Burle Marx, composer
1903 Ford Motor Co sells 1st Model A car on this day in history.
1904 Ice cream cone created by Charles E Menches during La Purchase Expo on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history adone Zecchi, composer
1904 On July - 23 john Simon, public health pioneer, dies
1905 On July - 23 erich Itor Kahn, composer
1905 Jean-Jacques, painter, dies on July - 23.
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 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 this day in history.
1908 On this day in history karl Swenson, Bkln NY, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie)
1909 On July - 23 m Wolf discovers asteroid #683 Lanzia
1909 On this day in history ernest F Cambier, Bel colonial pioneer (1st Congo railway), dies at 65