On This Day🌄 July23

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Revolution Day in Egypt (1952)

1829 – William Austin Burt was awarded a patent for the typographer, the first practical typewriting machine.

1860 – The trial in the Eastbourne manslaughter began, which became an important legal precedent in the United Kingdom for discussions of corporal punishment in schools.

1921 – The Communist Party of China was founded at the inaugural National Congress in Shanghai.

1968 – In Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., a two-day gun battle between police and a Black Power group began, which in turn sparked three days of rioting.

2001 – Megawati Sukarnoputri (pictured) became the first female president of Indonesia after the People's Consultative Assembly removed Abdurrahman Wahid.