On This Day 1829 to 1929

23rd July

1829 – In the United States, William Austin Burt patented the Typographer, a precursor to the typewriter.

1840 – The Province of Canada was created by the Act of Union.

1892 – Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia was born.

1903 – The Ford Motor Company sold its first car.

1904 - The first ice cream cone was served.

1914 – Austria-Hungary issued an ultimatum to Serbia demanding Serbia allow the Austrians to determine who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Serbia rejected those demands and Austria declared war on July 28.

1926 – Fox Film bought the patents of the Movietone sound system for recording sound onto film.

1929 – The Fascist government in Italy banned the use of foreign words.


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