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Movie history events from 1923

Santa Claus XIX has a heart attack at the reigns of Evie. (Arthur Christmas)

Gray's, future publishers of a Sports Almanac, is founded. (Back to the Future Part II)

St Helen of the Blessed Shroud Orphanage is built. (Chicago, IL) (The Blues Brothers)

Ailing novellist Virginia Woolf begins to write 'Mrs Dalloway'. (England) (The Hours)

Sophia Lincoln dies. (New York City, New York) (Kick-Ass 2)

Anne born to Alfred and Mac Kinsey. (Kinsey)

Rick O'Connell's French Foreign Legion troops are overrun by Arab forces. (Hamunaptra) (The Mummy)

William Holmes dies. (Night of the Living Dead)

The Donahues perform "Play a Simple Melody" at a vaudeville theater. With their young sons and daughter, they are The Five Donahues. (There's No Business Like Show Business)

3033 Asbury St is built. (Los Angeles, California) (We Bought a Zoo)

February: The city is abandoned. (Soda City) (Saboteur)

Monday 26th March: Sarah Bernhardt dies. (Paris, France) (The Doors)

Sunday 1st April: The film Safety Last! is released. (Hugo)

Saturday 2nd June: Scotland face France in athletics at the Wanderers Club. (Edinburgh) (Chariots of Fire)

Friday 15th June: Lou Gehrig plays first professional baseball game for the New York Yankees. (The Pride of the Yankees)

Saturday 7th July: Eric Liddell races against Harold Abrahams. (London) (Chariots of Fire)

Friday 27th July: John Dillinger joins the Navy in an attempt to avoid prosecution. (Young Dillinger)

Friday 14th September: Jim Wade is appointed to the position of Assistant District Attorney of New York City. (New York City, New York) (Manhattan Melodrama)

Friday 14th September: World Champ Jack Dempsey knocks out Argentine challenger Luis (Polo Grounds, New York City, New York) (Manhattan Melodrama)

Friday 14th September: Jim Wade is appointed to the position of Assistant District Attorney of New York City. (New York City, New York) (Manhattan Melodrama)

Monday 19th November: New York paper "American", published by the Hearst Corp., hires Louella Parsons as movie editor. (The Cat's Meow)


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