Today in History, English
Today in History, English

83491July 23Death1692 – Gilles Ménage, French lawyer, philologist, and scholar (b. 1613)
83492July 23Death1727 – Simon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt, English politician, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain (b. 1661)
83493July 23Death1757 – Domenico Scarlatti, Italian harpsichord player and composer (b. 1685)
83494July 23Death1764 – Gilbert Tennent, Irish-American minister (b. 1703)
83495July 23Death1773 – George Edwards, English biologist and ornithologist (b. 1693)
83496July 23Death1781 – John Joachim Zubly, Swiss-American pastor and politician (b. 1724)
83497July 23Death1793 – Roger Sherman, American lawyer and politician (b. 1721)
83498July 23Death1833 – Anselmo de la Cruz, Chilean politician, Chilean Minister of Finance (b. 1777)
83499July 23Death1853 – Andries Pretorius, South African general (b. 1798)
83500July 23Death1875 – Isaac Singer, American businessman, founded the Singer Corporation (b. 1811)
83501July 23Death1878 – Carl von Rokitansky, Bohemian physician, pathologist, and politician (b. 1804)
83502July 23Death1885 – Ulysses S. Grant, American general and politician, 18th President of the United States (b. 1822)
83503July 23Death1916 – William Ramsay, Scottish-English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1852)
83504July 23Death1919 – Spyridon Lambros, Greek historian and politician, 100th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1851)
83505July 23Death1920 – Conrad Kohrs, German-American rancher and politician (b. 1835)
83506July 23Death1924 – Frank Frost Abbott, American author and scholar (b. 1850)
83507July 23Death1926 – Viktor Vasnetsov, Russian painter (b. 1848)
83508July 23Death1930 – Glenn Curtiss, American pilot and engineer (b. 1878)
83509July 23Death1932 – Tenby Davies, Welsh runner (b. 1884)
83510July 23Death1941 – George Lyman Kittredge, American scholar and educator (b. 1860)
83511July 23Death1941 – José Quiñones Gonzales, Peruvian soldier and pilot (b. 1914)
83512July 23Death1942 – Adam Czerniaków, Polish engineer and politician (b. 1880)
83513July 23Death1942 – Andy Ducat, English cricketer and footballer (b. 1886)
83514July 23Death1948 – D. W. Griffith, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1875)
83515July 23Death1950 – Shigenori Tōgō, Japanese politician and diplomat, Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1882)
83516July 23Death1951 – Robert J. Flaherty, American director and producer (b. 1884)
83517July 23Death1951 – Philippe Pétain, French general and politician, 119th Prime Minister of France (b. 1856)
83518July 23Death1954 – Herman Groman, American runner (b. 1882)
83519July 23Death1955 – Cordell Hull, American captain, lawyer, and politician, 47th United States Secretary of State, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1871)
83520July 23Death1957 – Bob Shiring, American football player and coach (b. 1870)

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