Historical Events In October - 23
Monday, 06 July 2020
1869 Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Tolbecque, Belgian composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1871 On October - 23 columbia and Sappho (US) beat Livonia (UK) in 3rd America's Cup
1871 On this day in history columbia & Sappho (US) beat Livonia (UK) in 3rd America's Cup
1872 Theophile Gautier, French poet/writer/historian/critic, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1876 On October - 23 new Orleans Mint reopens as an assay office
1880 On October - 23 una O'Connor, Belfast Ireland, actress (David Copperfield)
1884 On October - 23 1st World Series OKed by AA, Providence (NL) beats NY Mets (AA) 6-0
1886 St Louis Browns win World Championship by beating Chicago 4-3 in 10 on this day in history.
1886 On October - 23 johann Nepomuk Kafka, composer, dies at 67
1888 Pelham Bay Park in Bronx, vested on this day in history.
1890 Opera "Prince Igor" is produced (St Petersburg) on this day in history.
1890 On this day in history karel M M Verlat, Flemish painter/graphic artist, dies
1892 On October - 23 mehemed Emin Pasja, German explorer, murdered at 52
1893 C Dazey's "In Old Kentucky" premieres in NYC (27 seasons) on this day in history.
1893 On this day in history jean Absil, Belgian composer (Peau d'Ane)
1899 On this day in history lilyan Tashman, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bulldog Drummond)
1899 On October - 23 w Penn Symons, British gen-maj, dies in battle
1900 Douglas Jardine, cricketer (England's Bodyline captain) on October - 23.
1901 Georg von Siemens, founder (Deutsche Bank), dies on October - 23.
1902 Otmar Nussio, composer on October - 23.
1903 Milford Dolliole, pioneer jazz drummer on October - 23.
1903 On October - 23 francis Ellingwood Abbot, theologian (Scientific Theism), dies at 66
1905 Edward Milton Royle's "Squaw Man," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history alexander Shamil'yevich Melik-Pashayev, composer
1906 Gertrude Ederle, NYC, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1924) on October - 23.
1910 On October - 23 blanche Scott became First woman solo a public airplane flight
1910 On this day in history blanche Scott became 1st woman solo a public airplane flight
1910 Hayden Rorke, Bkln NY, actor (Dr Bellows-I Dream of Jeannie) on October - 23.
1914 Frank (Bruiser) Kinard, NFL, AAFC tackle (Bkln, NY Yankees) on this day in history.
1915 On this day in history 25,000 women march in NYC, demanding right to vote
1915 On October - 23 1st national horseshoe throwing championship (Kellerton, Iowa)
1915 On this day in history w G Grace, British cricketer, dies
1917 On October - 23 the Canadian Railway War Board holds its first meeting in the Canadian Pacific Boardroom in Windsor Station, Montreal. The name was changed to the Railway Association of Canada in 1919. The RAC represents the interests of all railways operating in Canada.
1917 1st Infantry division "Big Red One" shoots 1st US shot in WW I on this day in history.