Historical Events In August - 23
Friday, 03 July 2020
1903 Paul J C Gabriel, Dutch water colors painter/etcher, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1904 Automobile tire chain patented on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history leonard Constant Lambert, London England, composer (King Pest)
1906 On this day in history chicago White Sox win 19th straight, beating Wash Senators
1907 Pitts Howie Camnitz no-hits NY Giants, 1-0 in 5 inning game on August - 23.
1908 Arthur Adamov, Kislovodsk Russia, playwright (Paolo Paoli) on August - 23.
1910 On this day in history fred Clarke makes a record 4 outfield assists for Pittsburgh
1911 On this day in history british premier Asquith holds secret meeting about British strategy in case of war with Germany
1911 Albert Alberts, writer/journalist (French battle) on August - 23.
1912 On this day in history the birth of Gene Kelly, Hollywood song and dance man, also producer/director
1912 On August - 23 gene Kelly, Pitts, dancer/actor (An American in Paris, Going My Way)
1913 Bob Crosby, Spokane Wa, Bing's brother, orch leader (Bob Crosby Show) on August - 23.
1914 Emperor of Japan declares war on Germany on August - 23.
1914 On this day in history japan declares war on Germany during WWI.
1914 -24] German troops plunder Belgium on August - 23.
1914 Felix Fivet, Belgian baby, executed by German troops at 3 weeks on August - 23.
1915 On this day in history czar Nicolaas II takes control of Russian Army
1916 On August - 23 military court of Berlin sentences Karl Liebknecht to 4 years
1917 Ontario cabinet passes order-in-council allowing the city of Berlin to change its name to Kitchener, effective Sept. 1; due to wartime anti-German sentiment on this day in history.
1917 Race riot in Houston Texas (2 blacks & 11 whites killed) on August - 23.
1918 On August - 23 guus [August CM] Hermus, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Soldaat van Oranje)
1919 On August - 23 "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premiers in Chicago Tribune
1919 On this day in history "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premieres in Chicago Tribune
1919 James Quinn, film producer/actor (Joey, Hammett, Overlord) on this day in history.
1920 On August - 23 m R Rinehart & A Hopwood's "Bat," premieres in NYC
1920 On August - 23 aart Verstegen, ballet dancers/choreographer (Jolly Joker's Last Joke)
1921 Sam Cook, cricketer (England slow left-armer in only Test) on this day in history.
1922 On August - 23 brian Young, Chairman (Christian Aid)
1923 On August - 23 capt. Lowell Smith and Lt. John P. Richter performed the first mid-air refueling on De Havilland DH-4B, setting an endurance flight record of 37 hours.
1923 Humphrey Fisher, TV producer on August - 23.
1924 On this day in history mars' closest approach to Earth since the 10th century
1924 On August - 23 mars' closest approach to Earth since 10th century
1924 Denis Sargan, econometrician on this day in history.
1925 Sulkhan Fyodorovich Tsintsadze, composer on August - 23.