Historical Events For July - 23
Friday, 18 August 2017
1880 1st commercial hydroelectric power planet begins, Grand Rapids, Mich on this day in history.
1883 On July - 23 alan Francis Brooke, 1st viscount Alanbrooke fieldmarshal [or Jul 4]
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 this day in history.
1886 Steve Brodie supposedly survives plunge from Brooklyn Bridge on July - 23.
1886 Arthur Whitten Brown, aviator on this day in history.
1888 On this day in history the birth of Raymond Chandler, American author
1888 On July - 23 john Boyd Dunlop, applies to patent pneumatic tire
1888 On July - 23 gluyas Williams, SF, cartoonist (Fellows Citizen)
1890 On this day in history jack Barrett carries his cricket bat for Australia at Lord's (67)
1891 On July - 23 maurus H Hulsman, Dutch priest/editor (Amigoe di Curacao)
1892 On July - 23 haile Selassie, [Ras Tafari Makonnen], emperor of Ethiopia (1930-74)
1893 On this day in history karl Menninger, psychiatrist (Menninger Clinic)
1894 On July - 23 arthur Treacher, Brighton England, announcer (Merv Griffin Show)
1895 A Charlois discovers asteroid #405 Thia on this day in history.
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 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 July - 23.
1904 Ice cream cone created by Charles E Menches during La Purchase Expo on this day in history.
1904 Adone Zecchi, composer on July - 23.
1904 John Simon, public health pioneer, dies on this day in history.
1905 Erich Itor Kahn, composer on July - 23.
1905 On this day in history jean-Jacques, painter, dies
1906 On this day in history pogroms against Jews in Oddessa
1906 Clancy Cooper, actress (Enchanted Forest, Girls in Chains) on July - 23.
1907 On this day in history 7th Davis Cup: Australasia beats British Isles in Wimbledon (3-2)
1907 On July - 23 elspeth Josceline Huxley, English author
1908 A Kopff discovers asteroids #666 Desdemona & #667 Denise on this day in history.
1908 On July - 23 karl Swenson, Bkln NY, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie)
1909 On July - 23 m Wolf discovers asteroid #683 Lanzia
1909 Ernest F Cambier, Bel colonial pioneer (1st Congo railway), dies at 65 on July - 23.