Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Wednesday, 31 August 2016
1880 On July - 23 1st commercial hydroelectric power planet begins, Grand Rapids, Mich
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 July - 23.
1886 On July - 23 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 On this day in history john Boyd Dunlop, applies to patent pneumatic tire
1888 Gluyas Williams, SF, cartoonist (Fellows Citizen) on July - 23.
1890 On this day in history jack Barrett carries his cricket bat for Australia at Lord's (67)
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 July - 23.
1893 Karl Menninger, psychiatrist (Menninger Clinic) on this day in history.
1894 On this day in history 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 On July - 23 mervyn "Red" Dutton, Manitoba, 2nd NHL pres (1943-46)
1899 Gustav Heinemann, President of West Germany on this day in history.
1900 Pan-African Congress meets in London on July - 23.
1902 Walter Burle Marx, composer on this day in history.
1903 Ford Motor Co sells 1st Model A car on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history ice cream cone created by Charles E Menches during La Purchase Expo
1904 Adone Zecchi, composer on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history john Simon, public health pioneer, dies
1905 On this day in history 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 Elspeth Josceline Huxley, English author on July - 23.
1908 A Kopff discovers asteroids #666 Desdemona & #667 Denise on July - 23.
1908 Karl Swenson, Bkln NY, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie) on July - 23.
1909 On this day in history m Wolf discovers asteroid #683 Lanzia
1909 On July - 23 ernest F Cambier, Bel colonial pioneer (1st Congo railway), dies at 65