Historical Events In August - 23
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1903 On August - 23 paul J C Gabriel, Dutch water colors painter/etcher, dies at 75
1904 On August - 23 automobile tire chain patented
1905 On August - 23 leonard Constant Lambert, London England, composer (King Pest)
1906 Chicago White Sox win 19th straight, beating Wash Senators on this day in history.
1907 On August - 23 pitts Howie Camnitz no-hits NY Giants, 1-0 in 5 inning game
1908 Arthur Adamov, Kislovodsk Russia, playwright (Paolo Paoli) on August - 23.
1910 On August - 23 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 this day in history.
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 August - 23.
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 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 Felix Fivet, Belgian baby, executed by German troops at 3 weeks on this day in history.
1915 On this day in history czar Nicolaas II takes control of Russian Army
1916 Military court of Berlin sentences Karl Liebknecht to 4 years on August - 23.
1917 On August - 23 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 Guus [August CM] Hermus, Dutch actor (Jantjes, Soldaat van Oranje) on August - 23.
1919 On this day in history "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premiers in Chicago Tribune
1919 "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premieres in Chicago Tribune on August - 23.
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 this day in history aart Verstegen, ballet dancers/choreographer (Jolly Joker's Last Joke)
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1924 Mars' closest approach to Earth since the 10th century on this day in history.
1924 Mars' closest approach to Earth since 10th century on August - 23.
1924 On this day in history denis Sargan, econometrician
1925 On this day in history sulkhan Fyodorovich Tsintsadze, composer