Historical Events In June - 23
Thursday, 19 September 2019
1866 On June - 23 samuel Sarphati, Amsterdam physician/social activist, dies at 53
1868 Christopher Latham Sholes patents "Type-writer" on this day in history.
1875 Carl Milles, Uppsala Sweden, fountain sculptor (Wedding of Rivers) on this day in history.
1876 On June - 23 irvin S Cobb, Ky, writer/humorist (Old Judge Priest)
1877 On this day in history blair Fairchild, composer
1878 George Backing, English sea officer/explorer (B's River), dies at 81 on June - 23.
1879 On this day in history william Ewart Berry, 1st viscount Camrose/English nobleman
1884 Werner Krauss, Germany, actor (Cabinet of Dr Caligari, Joyless Street) on this day in history.
1885 On June - 23 nSW Contingent to Sudan disembarks at Sydney
1887 Ernst Rowohlt, German publisher (Rowohlt-Verlag) on this day in history.
1888 On June - 23 frederick Douglass is 1st African-American nominated for president
1888 Anna Achmatova, [AA Gorenko], Russian conductor (Tsjetki) on this day in history.
1888 Emil Naumann, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1891 On this day in history francis Henry Brown, composer, dies at 73
1892 On this day in history able Kiviat, US, runner (Olympic-gold-1912)
1893 Donald McBride, Brooklyn NY, actor (Mr Clyde-My Friend Irma) on June - 23.
1894 On this day in history the International Olympic Committee is founded at the Sorbonne, Paris, at the initiative of Baron Pierre de Coubertin.
1894 On this day in history alfred Kinsey, entomologist/sexologist (Kinsey Report)
1895 On this day in history joseph Paul Skelly, composer, dies at 44
1897 On June - 23 winifred Wagner-William, German organizer (Wagner Festival)
1899 Alexander Moiseyevich Veprik, composer on June - 23.
1901 On this day in history mariel-Henri Jaspar, Belgian minister/ambassador
1901 On this day in history charles Kensington Salaman, composer, dies at 87
1902 Gioacchino Rossini's unveils monument to Santa-Croce on June - 23.
1902 On this day in history howard T Engstrom, Boston, computer designer (Univac)
1903 M Wolf discovers asteroid #512 Taurinensis on June - 23.
1903 On June - 23 anthony Veiller, NYC, writer (Night of Iguana, Moulin Rouge)
1904 On June - 23 carleton Coon, prof of anthropology (What in the World)
1906 Wolfgang Koeppen, writer on this day in history.
1908 On June - 23 paulus Akkerman, [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each)
1909 Confessional parties win Dutch parliamentary elections on June - 23.
1910 The birth of Jean Anouilh, French playwright on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history jean Anouilh, France, dramatist (Thieves' Carnival)
1911 David Ogilvy, advertising whiz (Ogilvy & Mathers) on this day in history.