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 This day in History - June 23
370 Historic Events for June 23
1860

Congress establishes Government Printing Office

Event
1860

US Secret Service created

Event
1863

Tullahoma campaign, TN

Event
1865

At Ft Towson, Gen Stand Watie surrenders last sizeable confed army

Event
1866

Samuel Sarphati, Amsterdam physician/social activist, dies at 53

Death
1868

Christopher Latham Sholes patents "Type-writer"

Event
1875

Carl Milles, Uppsala Sweden, fountain sculptor (Wedding of Rivers)

Birth
1876

Irvin S Cobb, Ky, writer/humorist (Old Judge Priest)

Birth
1877

Hermann Stephani, composer

Birth
1877

Blair Fairchild, composer

Birth
1878

George Backing, English sea officer/explorer (B's River), dies at 81

Death
1879

William Ewart Berry, 1st viscount Camrose/English nobleman

Birth
1884

Werner Krauss, Germany, actor (Cabinet of Dr Caligari, Joyless Street)

Birth
1887

Ernst Rowohlt, German publisher (Rowohlt-Verlag)

Birth
1887

John Finley Williamson, Canton Ohio, conductor (Westminster Choir)

Birth
1888

Frederick Douglass is 1st African-American nominated for president

Event
1888

Anna Achmatova, [AA Gorenko], Russian conductor (Tsjetki)

Birth
1888

Lee Moran, Chicago IL, actor (Circus Clown)

Birth
1888

Emil Naumann, composer, dies at 60

Death
1891

George Parr, cricketer (Nottinghamshire and All-England), dies

Death
1891

Francis Henry Brown, composer, dies at 73

Death
1892

Mieczyslaw Horszowski, Polish/US pianist

Birth
1892

Edmund Cobb, Albuquerque NM, western actor (Comanche Territory)

Birth
1892

Able Kiviat, US, runner (Olympic-gold-1912)

Birth
1893

Donald McBride, Brooklyn NY, actor (Mr Clyde-My Friend Irma)

Birth