Historical Events In January - 23
Friday, 07 August 2020
1903 The birth of Randolph Scott, American film actor on January - 23.
1904 On this day in history Ã…lesund Fire: the Norwegian coastal town Ã…lesund is devastated by fire, leaving 10,000 people homeless and one person dead. Kaiser Wilhelm II funds the rebuilding of the town in Jugendstil style.
1904 On January - 23 theodor Schaefer, composer
1905 David Newell, Mo, actor (Runaway Bride, White Heat, Dangerous Curves) on this day in history.
1906 On January - 23 bob Steele, Pendleton Oregon, actor (Duffy-F Troop, Big Sleep)
1907 On this day in history charles Curtis of Kansas becomes first Native American US senator
1907 On this day in history charles Curtis, the first Native American to become a U.S. senator, begins serving his term. (Twenty-two years later, Curtis resigned to become Vice President of the U.S. with President Herbert Hoover's administration.)
1907 Charles Curtis of Kansas becomes 1st Native American US senator on this day in history.
1907 Dan Duryea, White Plains NY, actor (Pride of the Yankees) on this day in history.
1908 On January - 23 uS &Great-Britain demand end of abuses in Congo
1908 US & Great-Britain demand end of abuses in Congo on this day in history.
1908 On January - 23 hubert Nicholson, poet/novelist
1908 Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 on January - 23.
1909 The first radio rescue at sea on this day in history.
1909 On January - 23 1st radio rescue at sea
1909 Norman Fulton, composer on this day in history.
1910 Django Reinhardt, Belgium, Gypsy jazz guitarist on January - 23.
1911 On this day in history dan Smith, harmonica/gospel singer
1912 On this day in history the Aermore Manufacturing Company, a Chicago concern, received a patent for the Aermore Exhaust Horn, a multiple-pipe horn powered by engine exhaust that played a chord like a church organ.
1912 On January - 23 the International Opium Convention is signed at The Hague.
1912 Ank van der Moer, actress (Verkade, Dutch Comedy) on January - 23.
1913 On this day in history nazim Pasha, Turkey's PM, assassinated
1914 Napoleon L Bonaparte, French pretender to the throne on this day in history.
1915 Herma Bauma, Austria, javelin thrower (Oly-gold-1948) on this day in history.
1916 On January - 23 temp falls from 44ºF (7ºC) to -56ºF (49ºC) night of 23-24, Browning MT
1916 On January - 23 temp falls from 44°F (7°C) to -56°F (49°C) night of 23-24, Browning MT
1918 On January - 23 stellarton, Nova Scotia a coal gas explosion kills eighty-eight men in the Allan Shaft at Stellarton
1918 On this day in history gertrude Belle Elion, NYC, biochemist/drug researcher (Nobel 1988)
1919 Bob Paisley, English soccer player/trainer/manager of FC Liverpool on January - 23.
1920 On January - 23 dutch government refuses to turn over ex-Kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany to the allies
1920 Dutch refuse to turn over ex-kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany to allies on this day in history.
1920 Erbet Pawel, biographer (Kafka) on this day in history.
1921 Wlasyslaw Zelenski, composer, dies at 83 on January - 23.
1922 On this day in history at Toronto General Hospital, 14-year-old Canadian Leonard Thompson became the first person to receive an insulin injection as treatment for diabetes.