Historical happenings

6/23/1780 ~ American Revolution: Battle of Springfield fought in and around Springfield, New Jersey (including Short Hills, formerly of Springfield, now of Millburn Township.

6/23/1868 ~ Christopher Latham Sholes patents the “Type-writer”

6/23/1908 ~ Shah Mohammed Ali leads a successful counter-revolution in Persia, aided by the Russian legation and a Cossack brigade

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