Friday, June 23, 2017
History for June 23 - On-This-Day.com:
Irvin Cobb 1876, David Ogilvy 1911, Alan Turing 1912
June Carter Cash 1929, Clarence Thomas 1948 - U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Frances McDormand 1957 - Actress
1836 - The U.S. Congress approved the Deposit Act, which contained a provision for turning over surplus federal revenue to the states.
1868 - Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for an invention that he called a "Type-Writer."
1902 - Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy renewed the Triple Alliance for a 12 year duration.
1938 - Marineland opened near St. Augustine, Florida.
1947 - The U.S. Senate joined the House in overriding President Truman's veto of the Taft-Hartley Act.
1952 - The U.S. Air Force bombed power plants on Yalu River, Korea.
1956 - Gamal Abdel Nasser was elected president of Egypt.
2004 - The U.S. proposed that North Korea agree to a series of nuclear disarmament measures over a three-month period in exchange for economic benefits.