What Happened on July 23, 1888

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • John Boyd Dunlop applies to patent pneumatic tire

Famous Birthdays

  • Gluyas Williams, American cartoonist (Fellows Citizen), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1982)
  • Milan Stojadinović, Serbian-Yugoslav political figure and 12th Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (1935-39), born in Čačak, Kingdom of Serbia (d. 1961)
  • Raymond Chandler, British-American mystery writer (Farewell My Lovely), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • Williams Carter Wickham, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 67