Historical Events In June - 23
Friday, 28 February 2020
1866 Samuel Sarphati, Amsterdam physician/social activist, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1868 Christopher Latham Sholes patents "Type-writer" on June - 23.
1875 Carl Milles, Uppsala Sweden, fountain sculptor (Wedding of Rivers) on June - 23.
1876 Irvin S Cobb, Ky, writer/humorist (Old Judge Priest) on June - 23.
1877 Blair Fairchild, composer on June - 23.
1878 On this day in history george Backing, English sea officer/explorer (B's River), dies at 81
1879 On this day in history william Ewart Berry, 1st viscount Camrose/English nobleman
1884 On this day in history werner Krauss, Germany, actor (Cabinet of Dr Caligari, Joyless Street)
1885 NSW Contingent to Sudan disembarks at Sydney on this day in history.
1887 Ernst Rowohlt, German publisher (Rowohlt-Verlag) on June - 23.
1888 On this day in history frederick Douglass is 1st African-American nominated for president
1888 Anna Achmatova, [AA Gorenko], Russian conductor (Tsjetki) on June - 23.
1888 On this day in history emil Naumann, composer, dies at 60
1891 On June - 23 francis Henry Brown, composer, dies at 73
1892 On June - 23 able Kiviat, US, runner (Olympic-gold-1912)
1893 On June - 23 donald McBride, Brooklyn NY, actor (Mr Clyde-My Friend Irma)
1894 The International Olympic Committee is founded at the Sorbonne, Paris, at the initiative of Baron Pierre de Coubertin on June - 23.
1894 On June - 23 alfred Kinsey, entomologist/sexologist (Kinsey Report)
1895 On June - 23 joseph Paul Skelly, composer, dies at 44
1897 Winifred Wagner-William, German organizer (Wagner Festival) on June - 23.
1899 On this day in history alexander Moiseyevich Veprik, composer
1901 Mariel-Henri Jaspar, Belgian minister/ambassador on June - 23.
1901 Charles Kensington Salaman, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
1902 Gioacchino Rossini's unveils monument to Santa-Croce on this day in history.
1902 On June - 23 howard T Engstrom, Boston, computer designer (Univac)
1903 On June - 23 m Wolf discovers asteroid #512 Taurinensis
1903 On June - 23 anthony Veiller, NYC, writer (Night of Iguana, Moulin Rouge)
1904 On this day in history carleton Coon, prof of anthropology (What in the World)
1906 Wolfgang Koeppen, writer on this day in history.
1908 Paulus Akkerman, [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each) on this day in history.
1909 On this day in history confessional parties win Dutch parliamentary elections
1910 The birth of Jean Anouilh, French playwright on this day in history.
1910 On June - 23 jean Anouilh, France, dramatist (Thieves' Carnival)
1911 On this day in history david Ogilvy, advertising whiz (Ogilvy & Mathers)