What Happened on July 23

Significant Events

  • 1215 Frederick II crowned King of the Romans (King of the Germans) in Aachen
  • 1829 American William Austin Burt patents "typographer" (typewriter)
  • 1840 Union Act passed by British Parliament, uniting Upper & Lower Canada
  • 1944 Conference of Bretton Woods signed; IMF operations begin
  • 1995 Comet Hale-Bopp is discovered and becomes visible to the naked eye nearly a year later
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Did You Know?

Ice cream cone created during St Louis World Fair - the 1st cone reputedly by Charles E. Menches

On July 23, 1904

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
  • 2016 Actor Corbin Bleu (27) weds actress Sasha Clements (26) at Hummingbird Nest in Santa Susana, California
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