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 This day in History - October 23
334 Historic Events for October 23
1899

W Penn Symons, British gen-maj, dies in battle

Death
1900

Douglas Jardine, cricketer (England's Bodyline captain)

Birth
1901

Georg von Siemens, founder (Deutsche Bank), dies

Death
1902

Otto J Gombosi, Hungarian/US musicologist

Birth
1902

Otmar Nussio, composer

Birth
1903

Francis Ellingwood Abbot, theologian (Scientific Theism), dies at 66

Death
1903

Milford Dolliole, pioneer jazz drummer

Birth
1905

Felix Bloch, Swiss/US nuclear physicist (Nobel 1952)

Birth
1905

Edward Milton Royle's "Squaw Man," premieres in NYC

Event
1905

Alexander Shamil'yevich Melik-Pashayev, composer

Birth
1906

Miriam Gideon, composer

Birth
1906

Gertrude Ederle, NYC, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1924)

Birth
1910

Phila A's beat Chicago Cubs 4 games to 1 in 7th World Series

Event
1910

Sally O'Neil, Bayonne NJ, actress (Beggar's Holiday, Moth)

Birth
1910

Hayden Rorke, Bkln NY, actor (Dr Bellows-I Dream of Jeannie)

Birth
1910

Blanche Scott became 1st woman solo a public airplane flight

Event
1910

Ritz Hotel in Madrid opens: 200 chambers/100 bathtubs

Event
1912

Ilse D”rffeldt, Germany, sprint relay (Olympic-1936)

Birth
1913

Henry Potoni‚, German paleo-botanist/geologist (sapropelium), dies

Death
1914

Frank (Bruiser) Kinard, NFL, AAFC tackle (Bkln, NY Yankees)

Birth
1915

25,000 women march in NYC, demanding right to vote

Event
1915

W G Grace, British cricketer, dies

Death
1915

1st national horseshoe throwing championship (Kellerton, Iowa)

Event
1917

1st Infantry division "Big Red One" shoots 1st US shot in WW I

Event
1917

Robert Bray, Kalispell Mont, actor (Corey-Lassie, Stagecoach West)

Birth