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 This day in History - July 23
415 Historic Events for July 23
1906

Wolfgang Gentner, German nuclear physicist

Birth
1907

Elspeth Josceline Huxley, English author

Birth
1907

7th Davis Cup: Australasia beats British Isles in Wimbledon (3-2)

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1908

Karl Swenson, Bkln NY, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie)

Birth
1909

Ernest F Cambier, Bel colonial pioneer (1st Congo railway), dies at 65

Death
1909

Zygmunt Noskowski, composer, dies at 63

Death
1910

Pimen, [Sergei Irzjekov], patriarch Russian-Orthodox Cathederal

Birth
1912

Michael Wilding, England, actor (Courtney Affair, World of Suzie Wong)

Birth
1913

Arabs attack Jewish community of Rechovot Palestine

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1913

Michael Foot, MP

Birth
1913

Coral Browne, Melbourne Aust, actress (Margaret-Time Express)

Birth
1914

Alastair Down, CEO (Burmah Oil)

Birth
1914

Austria-Hungary issues ultimatum to Serbia leading to WW I

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1916

Ronald Ridout, school textbook author

Birth
1916

Ben Weber, St Louis Missouri, composer (Thorne Music Award-1965)

Birth
1916

William Ramsey, chemist, dies

Death
1917

John Stokes, MP

Birth
1917

Charles Kerruish, president (Tyndwald Isle of Man)

Birth
1917

Cleveland Metropolitan Park District establishes

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1917

Kurt Kreuger, St Moritz Switz, actor (Fear, Unfaithfully Yours)

Birth
1919

[Harold] Pee Wee Reese, Hall of Fame shortstop (Dodgers)

Birth
1920

British East Africa renamed Kenya and becomes a British crown colony

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1920

Malcolm Hughes, artist

Birth
1920

Marcel Maeyer, [de Maeyer], Belgian sculptor/graphic artist

Birth
1921

Harry Hookway, pro-chancellor (Loughborough University)

Birth