On This Day: July 23rd
This is 205th day of the year and 161 days remain in the year.
William Burt patented a forerunner of the typewriter.
Austria and Hungary issued an ultimatum to Serbia after the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand, precipitating World War I.
The Hale-Bopp comet was discovered by Alan Hale and Thomas Bopp.
Groundbreaking singer Amy Winehouse died.
July 23 BirthdaysHaile Selassie1892–1975, emperor of Ethiopia (1930–74).
Jane Longearly settler in Texas
Anthony McLeod Kennedyassociate justice