July 23, 2018
Today is 204th day of the year
162 days remain until the new year

Births Today

  • 1888 - "Raymond Chandler, American author"
  • 1892 - "Haile Selassie, Ethiopian Emperor"
  • 1912 - "Micheal Wilding, English actor"
  • 1913 - "Michael Foot, Former Labour Party leader"
  • 1933 - "Richard Rogers, British architect"
  • 1947 - "David Essex, Singer/actor"
  • 1953 - "Graham Gooch, English cricketer"
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events today

  • 1864 - "Dr Livingstone, the African missionary, returned to England"
  • 1940 - The Local Defence Volunteers were renamed the Home Guard
  • 1948 - "D.W Griffith, the American film director, died"
  • 1952 - The military staged a coup in Egypt; forcing King Farouk to abdicate
  • 1955 - The world water speed record was broken by Donald Campbell
  • 1981 - The Polish government announced increases in food prices; this led to a general strike
  • 1986 - Prince Andrew married Lady Sarah Ferguson in Westminster Abbey
  • 1991 - The USSR applied for full membership of the IMF and World Bank
  • 1993 - "There was further widespread flooding on the Mississippi river, USA"
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