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Historical Events In August - 23

Thursday, 24 September 2020

1903  Paul J C Gabriel, Dutch water colors painter/etcher, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1904  On August - 23 automobile tire chain patented  

1905  Leonard Constant Lambert, London England, composer (King Pest) on August - 23.  

1906  Chicago White Sox win 19th straight, beating Wash Senators on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history pitts Howie Camnitz no-hits NY Giants, 1-0 in 5 inning game  

1908  Arthur Adamov, Kislovodsk Russia, playwright (Paolo Paoli) on this day in history.  

1910  On this day in history fred Clarke makes a record 4 outfield assists for Pittsburgh  

1911  British premier Asquith holds secret meeting about British strategy in case of war with Germany on August - 23.  

1911  On this day in history albert Alberts, writer/journalist (French battle)  

1912  The birth of Gene Kelly, Hollywood song and dance man, also producer/director on this day in history.  

1912  On August - 23 gene Kelly, Pitts, dancer/actor (An American in Paris, Going My Way)  

1913  On August - 23 bob Crosby, Spokane Wa, Bing's brother, orch leader (Bob Crosby Show)  

1914  Emperor of Japan declares war on Germany on August - 23.  

1914  Japan declares war on Germany during WWI on this day in history.  

1914  -24] German troops plunder Belgium on August - 23.  

1914  On this day in history felix Fivet, Belgian baby, executed by German troops at 3 weeks  

1915  Czar Nicolaas II takes control of Russian Army on August - 23.  

1916  Military court of Berlin sentences Karl Liebknecht to 4 years on August - 23.  

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  Race riot in Houston Texas (2 blacks & 11 whites killed) on August - 23.  

1918  On this day in history 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 August - 23.  

1919  On this day in history 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  On this day in history sam Cook, cricketer (England slow left-armer in only Test)  

1922  Brian Young, Chairman (Christian Aid) on this day in history.  

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 August - 23.  

1923  Humphrey Fisher, TV producer on this day in history.  

1924  Mars' closest approach to Earth since the 10th century on August - 23.  

1924  Mars' closest approach to Earth since 10th century on this day in history.  

1924  Denis Sargan, econometrician on August - 23.  

1925  On this day in history sulkhan Fyodorovich Tsintsadze, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0686  On this day in history birth of charles Martel, grandfather of Charlemagne (d. 741)  

1486  Siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat was born on August - 23.  

1524  On August - 23 birth of francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat (Anti-Tribonien)  

1593  Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Pianto d'Italia) was born on August - 23.  

1623  StanisÅ‚aw Lubieniecki, Polish astronomer (d. 1675) was born on August - 23.  

1724  On this day in history birth of abraham Yates, American Continental Congressman (d. 1796)  

1727  On this day in history birth of friedrich Hartmann Graf, composer  

1740  Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0093  On this day in history death of gnaeus Julius Agricola, Roman Governor of Britain (b. 40)  

0634  On August - 23 aboe Bekr Abd Allah, [al-Siddik], friend/successor of Mohammed, dies  

1106  On this day in history death of magnus, Duke of Saxony  

1176  On this day in history death of emperor Rokujo of Japan (b. 1164)  

1305  On August - 23 death of william Wallace, Scottish patriot, hanged, disemboweled & beheaded  

1328  On this day in history nicolaas Zannekin, leader of rebel Flemish farmers, dies in battle  

1387  Death of King Olav IV of Norway (b. 1370) on this day in history.  

1507  Jean Molinet, Burgundy historian (Chroniques), dies at about 72 on this day in history.  

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