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7/23/2020 12:01:00 AM
Today In History - July 23
Richard M. Nixon 
Richard M. Nixon 

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Today in History in 1885 Ulysses S. Grant, 18th US President (1869-77) and Union general, dies in Mount McGregor, N.Y. at age 63; in 1925 N.Y. Yankee Lou Gehrig hits his first of 23 career grand slammers; and in 1973 President Richard M. Nixon refuses to release Watergate tapes.

Our On This Day in history archives contains over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:

Historical Events

  • 1215 - Frederick II crowned King of the Romans (King of the Germans) in Aachen
  • 1798 - Napoleon captures Alexandria, Egypt
  • 1880 - 1st commercial hydroelectric power planet begins, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1888 - John Boyd Dunlop applies to patent pneumatic tire
  • 1925 - NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits his 1st of 23 career grand slammers
  • 1966 - Napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"
  • 1973 - Pres Nixon refuses to release Watergate tapes of conversations in the White House relevant to the Watergate investigation
  • 1995 - Comet Hale-Bopp is discovered and becomes visible to the naked eye nearly a year later.


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Famous Birthdays

  • 1816 - Charlotte Sanders Cushman, US, actress (Lady MacBeth)
  • 1912 - Michael Wilding, England, actor (Courtney Affair, World of Suzie Wong)
  • 1925 - Gloria De Haven, LA, actress (Bog, Yellow Cab Man, Irene-Nakia)
  • 1933 - Bert Convy, St Louis Mo, actor (Snoop Sisters, Win Lose or Draw)
  • 1936 - Don Drysdale [Donald Scott], Van Nuys, California, American MLB player (LA Dodgers-Cy Young 1962)
  • 1961 - Woody Harrelson, Midland Texas, actor (Woody Boyd-Cheers)
  • 1967 - Philip Seymour Hoffman, Fairport, New York, American actor (Capote, Moneyball)
  • 1989 - Daniel Radcliffe, actor (Harry Potter in the Harry Potter series of movies), born in London, England

Famous Weddings

  • 1960 - Professional golfer Jack Nicklaus (20) weds Barbara Bash
  • 1986 - Britain's Prince Andrew (26) weds Sarah Ferguson (26) at Westminster Abbey in London, England
  • 2006 - "The Young and The Restless" actor John Enos (44) weds Disney executive Jennie Lee on the patio of Hollywood hotspot The Cabana Club
  • 2011 - "Pittsburgh Steelers" quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (29) weds Ashley Harlan at Christ Church of Grove Farm in Ohio Township

Famous Deaths

  • 1793 - Roger Sherman, American lawyer and Founding Father of the United States (Declaration of Independence), dies of typhoid fever at 72
  • 1885 - Ulysses S. Grant, 18th US President (1869-77) and Union general, dies of esophageal cancer in Mount McGregor NY at 63
  • 1948 - D.W. Griffith, American director/producer, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 73
  • 2011 - Amy Winehouse, British singer songwriter, dies from a alcohol intoxication at 27
  • 2012 - Sally Kristen Ride, American astronaut, dies from pancreatic cancer at 61

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