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 This day in History - June 23
370 Historic Events for June 23
1894

Alfred Kinsey, entomologist/sexologist (Kinsey Report)

Birth
1894

Edward VIII, King of Great Brit/N-Ireland/emperor of India (1936)

Birth
1895

Joseph Paul Skelly, composer, dies at 44

Death
1897

Winifred Wagner-William, German organizer (Wagner Festival)

Birth
1899

Alexander Moiseyevich Veprik, composer

Birth
1901

Mariel-Henri Jaspar, Belgian minister/ambassador

Birth
1901

Paul Verhoeven, Unna Germany, director (4th Man, Basic Instinct)

Birth
1901

Charles Kensington Salaman, composer, dies at 87

Death
1902

Gioacchino Rossini's unveils monument to Santa-Croce

Event
1902

Howard T Engstrom, Boston, computer designer (Univac)

Birth
1903

Anthony Veiller, NYC, writer (Night of Iguana, Moulin Rouge)

Birth
1903

Hans C Branner, Danish writer (Toys, Horse Rider)

Birth
1904

Carleton Coon, prof of anthropology (What in the World)

Birth
1904

Quintin McMillan, cricketer (South African leg spinner 1929-32)

Birth
1904

Willie Mae "Mother" Smith, gospel singer/evangelist folk artist

Birth
1906

Wolfgang Koeppen, writer

Birth
1908

Paulus Akkerman, [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each)

Birth
1909

Confessional parties win Dutch parliamentary elections

Event
1910

Jean Anouilh, France, dramatist (Thieves' Carnival)

Birth
1911

David Ogilvy, advertising whiz (Ogilvy and Mathers)

Birth
1912

Alan Turing, mathematician/pioneer in computer theory (Turing Machine)

Birth
1912

Maurice Dallimore, England, actor (Collector, Lad: A Dog)

Birth
1913

Jacques Rabemananjara, Hungarian author/vice-president (Antsa)

Birth
1913

Molly Harris, actress/writer (Immortal)

Birth
1913

William P Rogers, Norfolk NY, US secretary of state (1969-73)

Birth