July 23 – On This Day In History

23 July

What happened today in history?

  • 1903– The Ford Motor Company sells its first car.
  • 1986 – Prince Andrew, Duke of York, marries Sarah Ferguson in Westminster Abbey, London.

Who was born today?

  • 1913- Michael Foot – British politician.
  • 1947 – David Essex – British singer-songwriter.
  • 1953 – Graham Gooch – English cricketer.
  • 1967 – Philip Seymour Hoffman – American actor.
  • 1968 – Gary Payton – American basketball player.
  • 1989 – Daniel Radcliffe – English actor (Harry Potter).

 

Who died today?

  • 1885 – Ulysses S. Grant – 18th President of the United States.
  • 2011 – Amy Winehouse – English singer-songwriter.
  • 2012 – Sally Ride – First American woman in space.

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