Historical Events In August - 23
Sunday, 18 April 2021
1903 Paul J C Gabriel, Dutch water colors painter/etcher, dies at 75 on August - 23.
1904 On August - 23 automobile tire chain patented
1905 Leonard Constant Lambert, London England, composer (King Pest) on this day in history.
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 On August - 23 arthur Adamov, Kislovodsk Russia, playwright (Paolo Paoli)
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 The birth of Gene Kelly, Hollywood song and dance man, also producer/director on this day in history.
1912 Gene Kelly, Pitts, dancer/actor (An American in Paris, Going My Way) on August - 23.
1913 Bob Crosby, Spokane Wa, Bing's brother, orch leader (Bob Crosby Show) on August - 23.
1914 On August - 23 emperor of Japan declares war on Germany
1914 On this day in history japan declares war on Germany during WWI.
1914 -24] German troops plunder Belgium on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history felix Fivet, Belgian baby, executed by German troops at 3 weeks
1915 On this day in history czar Nicolaas II takes control of Russian Army
1916 On this day in history military court of Berlin sentences Karl Liebknecht to 4 years
1917 On this day in history 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.
1917 On August - 23 race riot in Houston Texas (2 blacks & 11 whites killed)
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 "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premieres in Chicago Tribune on this day in history.
1919 On August - 23 james Quinn, film producer/actor (Joey, Hammett, Overlord)
1920 On this day in history m R Rinehart & A Hopwood's "Bat," premieres in NYC
1920 Aart Verstegen, ballet dancers/choreographer (Jolly Joker's Last Joke) on this day in history.
1921 Sam Cook, cricketer (England slow left-armer in only Test) on August - 23.
1922 On this day in history brian Young, Chairman (Christian Aid)
1923 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 on this day in history.
1923 Humphrey Fisher, TV producer on August - 23.
1924 Mars' closest approach to Earth since the 10th century on August - 23.
1924 On this day in history mars' closest approach to Earth since 10th century
1924 On August - 23 denis Sargan, econometrician
1925 Sulkhan Fyodorovich Tsintsadze, composer on August - 23.