On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1853

Famous Birthdays

  • William Gillette, American actor, playwright and manager (Sherlock Holmes on stage), born in Hartford, Connecticut, (d. 1937)

Famous Deaths

  • Andries Pretorius, Boer leader (b. 1798)
1853 Highlights

About July 23, 1853

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 167 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo