July 23: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?
(Page last edited 10/12/2017)
- In 1827, the firstt US swim school opens in Boston , Massachusetts.
- 1829 William Austin Burt of Mount Vernon, Mich., received a patent for his typographer, a forerunner of the typewriter.
- In 1903, Ford Motor Company sells its first Model A car.
- In 1958, first 4 women are named to peerage in the House of Lords in Great Britain.
- 23 Air Force Colonel Eileen M. Collins becomes the first woman to command a space shuttle. (1999)
- Famous Birthdays: Anthony Kennedy (U.S. Supreme Court Justice), Slash (rocker), Daniel Radcliffe (actor)
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