On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1910

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Gordon B. Hinckley, American religious leader, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1995-2008), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2008)
  • Jean Anouilh, French dramatist (Thieves' Carnival), born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1987)
  • Lawson Little, American golfer (US Open 1940), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1968)
  • Milt Hinton, American jazz bassist (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths

  • John McGraw, 2nd Governor of Washington (1893-97), dies at 59