Daily Calendar for Saturday, July 15, 2023


  • Rembrandt (artist) –
  • Clement Moore (writer) –
  • Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini (missionary) –
  • Edward Shackleton (explorer) –
  • Iris Murdoch (writer) –
  • Jocelyn Bell Burnell (astronomer) –
  • Linda Ronstadt (singer) –
  • Terry O'Quinn (actor) –
  • Barry Melrose (hockey player) –
  • Forest Whitaker (actor) –
  • Scott Foley (actor) –
  • Bryan Helmer (ice hockey player) –


  • Gianni Versace (fashion designer) –
  • Ed Flesh (designer of the wheel on the TV game show Wheel of Fortune) –
  • Martin Landau (actor) –


  • In the Egyptian village of Rashid, French Captain Pierre Bouchard found the Rosetta Stone–
  • Georgia became the last of the Confederate states to be readmitted to the Union–
  • First Buddhist temple established in U.S.–
  • The Second Battle of the Marne began with a German offensive from both sides of Reims which met strong resitance from French and American forces (WW I)–
  • The duck-billed platypus was first exhibited to the U.S. public, at the Bronx Zoo in New York City–
  • Super Florida mosquito stowaway reported on board American craft of Apollo/Soyuz Test Project–
  • Lun Lun, a giant panda at Zoo Atlanta, gave birth to twins–


  • Hailstones measuring two to three inches in diameter fell during a storm in southeastern Connecticut–
  • Hail at least three inches around fell in southeast Connecticut–

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