This Day in History

July 23rd in History

Ford sells its first car, Comet Hale-Bopp is discovered, and Fascist Italy bans the use of foreign words! Raymond Chandler, Haile Selassie, and Don Drysdale are born; Ulysses S. Grant, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Sally Ride die. Happy Indonesian Children's Day!

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Quote of the Day

"Hollywood is wonderful. Anyone who doesn't like it is either crazy or sober."

Raymond Chandler, mystery writer born July 23, 1888