Historical Events For July - 23
Friday, 28 April 2017
1880 1st commercial hydroelectric power planet begins, Grand Rapids, Mich on July - 23.
1883 Alan Francis Brooke, 1st viscount Alanbrooke fieldmarshal [or Jul 4] on July - 23.
1884 Albert Warner, US producer (Warner Bros) on July - 23.
1885 On this day in history ulysses S Grant, 18th US pres, dies in Mount McGregor NY, at 63
1886 Steve Brodie supposedly survives plunge from Brooklyn Bridge on this day in history.
1886 On July - 23 arthur Whitten Brown, aviator
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history haile Selassie, [Ras Tafari Makonnen], emperor of Ethiopia (1930-74)
1893 On this day in history karl Menninger, psychiatrist (Menninger Clinic)
1894 Arthur Treacher, Brighton England, announcer (Merv Griffin Show) on this day in history.
1895 On this day in history a Charlois discovers asteroid #405 Thia
1895 On this day in history 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 On July - 23 pan-African Congress meets in London
1902 Walter Burle Marx, composer on July - 23.
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 On this day in history adone Zecchi, composer
1904 John Simon, public health pioneer, dies on July - 23.
1905 On this day in history erich Itor Kahn, composer
1905 Jean-Jacques, painter, dies on this day in history.
1906 On this day in history pogroms against Jews in Oddessa
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 On this day in history elspeth Josceline Huxley, English author
1908 On July - 23 a Kopff discovers asteroids #666 Desdemona & #667 Denise
1908 Karl Swenson, Bkln NY, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie) on this day in history.
1909 M Wolf discovers asteroid #683 Lanzia on July - 23.
1909 Ernest F Cambier, Bel colonial pioneer (1st Congo railway), dies at 65 on July - 23.