On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1829

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Historic Invention1st U.S. Typographer

William Austin Burt patents America's first "typographer" (typewriter)
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U.S. patent letter signed by President Andrew Jackson
U.S. patent letter signed by President Andrew Jackson

Famous Deaths

  • Wojciech Boguslawski, Polish composer, dies at 72