- 1215 Frederick II crowned King of the Romans (King of the Germans) in Aachen
- 1829 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.
Ice cream cone created during St Louis World Fair - the 1st cone reputedly by Charles E. Menches
On July 23rd, 1904