Historical Events In July - 23
Sunday, 24 September 2023
1880 1st commercial hydroelectric power planet begins, Grand Rapids, Mich on this day in history.
1883 Alan Francis Brooke, 1st viscount Alanbrooke fieldmarshal [or Jul 4] on July - 23.
1884 Albert Warner, US producer (Warner Bros) on this day in history.
1885 Ulysses S Grant, 18th US pres, dies in Mount McGregor NY, at 63 on July - 23.
1886 Steve Brodie supposedly survives plunge from Brooklyn Bridge on this day in history.
1886 Arthur Whitten Brown, aviator on this day in history.
1888 The birth of Raymond Chandler, American author on this day in history.
1888 On July - 23 john Boyd Dunlop, applies to patent pneumatic tire
1888 On this day in history gluyas Williams, SF, cartoonist (Fellows Citizen)
1890 On July - 23 jack Barrett carries his cricket bat for Australia at Lord's (67)
1891 On July - 23 maurus H Hulsman, Dutch priest/editor (Amigoe di Curacao)
1892 Haile Selassie, [Ras Tafari Makonnen], emperor of Ethiopia (1930-74) on July - 23.
1893 Karl Menninger, psychiatrist (Menninger Clinic) on July - 23.
1894 Arthur Treacher, Brighton England, announcer (Merv Griffin Show) on July - 23.
1895 A Charlois discovers asteroid #405 Thia on this day in history.
1895 Florence Vidor, [Arto], Houston TX, actress (Jack Knife Man) on this day in history.
1898 On July - 23 mervyn "Red" Dutton, Manitoba, 2nd NHL pres (1943-46)
1899 Gustav Heinemann, President of West Germany on this day in history.
1900 Pan-African Congress meets in London on July - 23.
1902 On July - 23 walter Burle Marx, composer
1903 Ford Motor Co sells 1st Model A car on July - 23.
1904 Ice cream cone created by Charles E Menches during La Purchase Expo on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history adone Zecchi, composer
1904 On this day in history john Simon, public health pioneer, dies
1905 On this day in history erich Itor Kahn, composer
1905 Jean-Jacques, painter, dies on this day in history.
1906 On this day in history pogroms against Jews in Oddessa
1906 On July - 23 clancy Cooper, actress (Enchanted Forest, Girls in Chains)
1907 On this day in history 7th Davis Cup: Australasia beats British Isles in Wimbledon (3-2)
1907 Elspeth Josceline Huxley, English author on this day in history.
1908 On July - 23 a Kopff discovers asteroids #666 Desdemona & #667 Denise
1908 On July - 23 karl Swenson, Bkln NY, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie)
1909 On July - 23 m Wolf discovers asteroid #683 Lanzia
1909 On this day in history ernest F Cambier, Bel colonial pioneer (1st Congo railway), dies at 65