On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1901

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar, Turkish poet, novelist, recognized as one of the most important representatives of modernism in Turkish literature (A Mind at Peace, The Time Regulation Institute), born in Istanbul, Ottoman Empire (d. 1962)
  • Mariel-Henri Jaspar, Belgian minister/ambassador
  • Paul Verhoeven, German actor and director (Das kleine Hofkonzert), born in Unna, Germany (d. 1975)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Kensington Salaman, composer, dies at 87