Historical Events For July - 23
Saturday, 16 December 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 On this day in history albert Warner, US producer (Warner Bros)
1885 On this day in history ulysses S Grant, 18th US pres, dies in Mount McGregor NY, at 63
1886 On July - 23 steve Brodie supposedly survives plunge from Brooklyn Bridge
1886 On July - 23 arthur Whitten Brown, aviator
1888 The birth of Raymond Chandler, American author on July - 23.
1888 John Boyd Dunlop, applies to patent pneumatic tire on this day in history.
1888 Gluyas Williams, SF, cartoonist (Fellows Citizen) on July - 23.
1890 On July - 23 jack Barrett carries his cricket bat for Australia at Lord's (67)
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 Arthur Treacher, Brighton England, announcer (Merv Griffin Show) on July - 23.
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 this day in history.
1899 On July - 23 gustav Heinemann, President of West Germany
1900 Pan-African Congress meets in London on July - 23.
1902 On July - 23 walter Burle Marx, composer
1903 On this day in history ford Motor Co sells 1st Model A car
1904 On July - 23 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 On July - 23 jean-Jacques, painter, dies
1906 Pogroms against Jews in Oddessa on this day in history.
1906 On July - 23 clancy Cooper, actress (Enchanted Forest, Girls in Chains)
1907 On this day in history 7th Davis Cup: Australasia beats British Isles in Wimbledon (3-2)
1907 Elspeth Josceline Huxley, English author on this day in history.
1908 A Kopff discovers asteroids #666 Desdemona & #667 Denise on this day in history.
1908 Karl Swenson, Bkln NY, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie) on July - 23.
1909 M Wolf discovers asteroid #683 Lanzia on this day in history.
1909 Ernest F Cambier, Bel colonial pioneer (1st Congo railway), dies at 65 on this day in history.