On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1889

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Daniel Williams forms Provident Hospital in Chicago

Heart surgeon Daniel Williams
Heart surgeon
Daniel Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • Franklin Pangborn, American actor (My Best Gal, Hats Off, Easy Living), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1958)
  • Prosper Arents, Flemish bibliographer (Rubens-bibliography)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexandre Cabanel, French painter (Birth of Venus), dies at 65