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 This day in History - July 23
415 Historic Events for July 23
1856

Arthur H Bird, composer

Birth
1857

French [M J Fran‡ois] Erens, lawyer/literary (Pursue Years)

Birth
1858

Jewish Disabilities Removal Act passed by British Parliament

Event
1861

Alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16)

Birth
1863

Alexandra Park opens in North London

Event
1864

Battle of Woodstock, VA

Event
1865

Friedrich Aereboe, landhuishoudkundige

Birth
1866

Francesco Cilea, composer

Birth
1866

Thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer, dies at 83

Death
1866

Cincinnati Baseball club (Red Stockings) forms

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1870

Emperor Napoleon III appoints Empress Eug‚nie as Regent of France

Event
1875

Isaac Merritt Singer, inventor (sewing machine), dies at 63

Death
1876

William Gillies Whittaker, composer

Birth
1877

1st US municipal railroad, Cincinnati Southern, begins operations

Event
1877

1st telephone and telegraph line in Hawaii completed

Event
1878

Miguel Hilarion Eslava y Elizondo, composer, dies at 70

Death
1880

1st commercial hydroelectric power planet begins, Grand Rapids, Mich

Event
1883

Alan Francis Brooke, 1st viscount Alanbrooke fieldmarshal [or Jul 4]

Birth
1884

Emil Jannings, Germany, actor (Faust, Passion, Blue Angel)

Birth
1884

Albert Warner, US producer (Warner Bros)

Birth
1884

Apolinary Szeluto, composer

Birth
1885

Ulysses S Grant, 18th US pres, dies in Mount McGregor NY, at 63

Death
1886

Steve Brodie supposedly survives plunge from Brooklyn Bridge

Event
1886

John C Poortenaar, painter/etcher/cartoonist

Birth
1886

Arthur Whitten Brown, aviator

Birth