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 This day in History - December 23
368 Historic Events for December 23
1901

Gene Sarazen, golfer (PGA 1922, 23, 33)

Birth
1903

Fredi [Fredericka] Carolyn Washington, actress (Black and Tan)

Birth
1903

Michael Kalatozov, Russian producer (When the Cranes Fly)

Birth
1905

Arn Bjornsson, composer

Birth
1906

Ross Lee Finney, Wells Minnesota, composer (Landscapes Remembered)

Birth
1907

Don McNeill, Galena Ill, host (Don McNeill TV Club)

Birth
1907

1st all-steel passengar railroad coach completed, Altoona, Pa

Event
1908

Fran‡ois A Gevaert, Belg/Dutch composer (Diable au Moulin), dies at 68

Death
1908

Eduard Wachmann, composer, dies at 72

Death
1908

Yousuf Karsh, portrait photographer (Life Magazine)

Birth
1909

Don Cleverley, cricketer (two Tests for NZ 1932 and 1946, took 0-130)

Birth
1909

Albert becomes king of Belgians

Event
1909

Barney Ross, NYC, Welterweight Boxing Champ (1934)

Birth
1909

Maurice Denham, Beckenham England, actor (Mr Love, Damn the Defiant)

Birth
1911

Frank Wedekind's "Oaha, die Satire der Satire," premieres in Munich

Event
1911

Karl L Hoschna, composer, dies at 34

Death
1911

Niels Jerne, immunologist

Birth
1911

James Gregory, Bronx NYC, actor (My Favorite Martian, Barney Miller)

Birth
1911

Opera "I Giojelli Della Madonna" is produced (Berlin)

Event
1912

1st "Keystone Kops" film, titled "Hoffmeyer's Legacy"

Event
1912

Aswan Dam in Nile begins operation

Event
1913

President Woodrow Wilson signs Federal Reserve Act into law

Event
1913

James Middleton, cricketer (24 wkt of lefty pace S Af 1895-1903), dies

Death
1913

Leo A Ketelaars, Dutch oratorio vocalist

Birth
1913

Hans Henkemans, composer

Birth