What Happened on July 23, 1886

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • American civilian Steve Brodie allegedly survives plunge from Brooklyn Bridge (135-feet)

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Whitten Brown, aviator
  • John C Poortenaar, painter/etcher/cartoonist
  • Salvador de Madariaga y Rojo, writer/diplomat
  • Walter H. Schottky, German physicist (d. 1976)