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Notable Historical Events for July 23rd

1956Joe Cronin & Hank Greenberg inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

1798Napoleon captures Alexandria, Egypt

2006135th British Golf Open: Tiger Woods shoots a 270 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club

1980River of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter

1946Menachem Begin's Zionist militant group Irgun bombs the King David Hotel, the then British administrative headquarters for Palestine

1925NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits his 1st of 23 career grand slammers

1979George Brett gets his 1,000th hit

196015th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls

1961Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open

1978Reggie Jackson returns & helps Yankees win their 5th straight

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Notable Birthdays on July 23rd

1961Woody Harrelson, Midland Tx, actor (Woody Boyd-Cheers)

1967Philip Seymour Hoffman, Fairport, New York, American actor (Capote, Moneyball)

1989Daniel Radcliffe, London, actor (Harry Pottter in the Harry Potter series of movies)

1973Monica Lewinsky, San Francisco California, American White House intern (improper relationship with Bill Clinton)

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Notable Deaths on July 23rd

1948D.W. Griffith, American director/producer, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 73

2011Amy Winehouse, British singer songwriter, dies from a alcohol intoxication at 27

1793Roger Sherman, American lawyer and Founding Father of the United States (Decl of Independence), dies of typhoid fever at 72

1885Ulysses S. Grant, 18th US President (1869-77) and Union general, dies of esophageal cancer in Mount McGregor NY at 63

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