Historical Events For July - 23
Saturday, 21 October 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 this day in history.
1884 Albert Warner, US producer (Warner Bros) on July - 23.
1885 Ulysses S Grant, 18th US pres, dies in Mount McGregor NY, at 63 on July - 23.
1886 Steve Brodie supposedly survives plunge from Brooklyn Bridge on this day in history.
1886 On July - 23 arthur Whitten Brown, aviator
1888 The birth of Raymond Chandler, American author on July - 23.
1888 On July - 23 john Boyd Dunlop, applies to patent pneumatic tire
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 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 Karl Menninger, psychiatrist (Menninger Clinic) on July - 23.
1894 On July - 23 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 Mervyn "Red" Dutton, Manitoba, 2nd NHL pres (1943-46) on July - 23.
1899 On this day in history gustav Heinemann, President of West Germany
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 July - 23.
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 John Simon, public health pioneer, dies on this day in history.
1905 Erich Itor Kahn, composer on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history 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 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 July - 23.
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 this day in history.
1909 On July - 23 ernest F Cambier, Bel colonial pioneer (1st Congo railway), dies at 65