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Historical Events For August - 23

Monday, 22 January 2018

1949  The birth of Shelly Long, American actress on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On August - 23 west Germany & Japan readmitted to Intl Amateur Athletic Federation  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  Jack Holden wins marathon (2:32:12) on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On this day in history phil Grate sets record for throwing a baseball (443'3")  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Soviet Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects to the U.S. during a performance in New York City on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  The first non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight begins on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  ... Kennedy, daughter of future Pres Kennedy, dies same day on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Marie Ashton completes playing piano a female record 133 hours on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Martin du Gard, writer, dies on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  World's largest frog (3.3 kg) caught (Equatorial Guinea) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1960  Oscar Hammerstein II, Broadway librettist, dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On August - 23 uS lunar probe Ranger 1 reaches 190 km from Earth, falls back  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  Hoot Gibson, silent screen cowboy actor (Last Outlaw), dies at 70 on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Beatles release "She Loves You" in the UK on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On this day in history ringo admits he wrote a song "Don't Pass Me By"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Footbridge collapses over river gorge in Venezuela, and 29 people fall to their deaths in rapids below on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On August - 23 john Bata, Czech shoe manufacturer, dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  Lunar Orbiter 1 takes first photograph of Earth from Moon on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On August - 23 francis Xavier Bushman, actor (Ben-Hur), dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  Ringo quits the Beatles over a disagreement, temporarily on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Audrey McElmory (US) wins World Cycling Championships, Brno, Czechoslovakia (1st American to win cycling race title since 1912) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  Nel Rose, dancer, dies at 55 on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On August - 23 gisela Hernandez Gonzalo, composer, dies at 58  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On this day in history republican convention (Miami Beach, Fla) renominates VP Agnew but not unanimous-1 vote went to NBC newsman David Brinkley)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On August - 23 balis Dvarionas, composer, dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On this day in history intelsat communications satellite launched  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  On this day in history hank Patterson, actor (Fred Ziffel-Green Acres), dies at 87  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On this day in history the first man-powered flight of a mile (Bryan Allen in Gossamer Condor)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On this day in history sebastian Cabot, actor (Giles French-Family Affair), dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Soviet Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects to the U.S. during a performance in New York City on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  UN's Vienna office opens on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On August - 23 mian Mohammad Saeed, cricketer (1st Pakistan capt 1948-49), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  In the Kashmir - India Border Region a 5.2 quake killed 15 people killed, at least 40 injured and many houses damaged in the Bhaddu area, Kashmir on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In August - 23

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0686  Charles Martel, grandfather of Charlemagne (d. 741) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1486  Siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat was born on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1524  Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat (Anti-Tribonien) was born on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Pianto d'Italia) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1623  Stanisław Lubieniecki, Polish astronomer (d. 1675) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1724  On August - 23 birth of abraham Yates, American Continental Congressman (d. 1796)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1727  On August - 23 birth of friedrich Hartmann Graf, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1740  On this day in history birth of ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0093  Death of Gnaeus Julius Agricola, Roman Governor of Britain (b. 40) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0634  Aboe Bekr Abd Allah, [al-Siddik], friend/successor of Mohammed, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1106  Death of Magnus, Duke of Saxony on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1176  Death of Emperor Rokujo of Japan (b. 1164) on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1305  Death of William Wallace, Scottish patriot, hanged, disemboweled & beheaded on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1328  On this day in history nicolaas Zannekin, leader of rebel Flemish farmers, dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1387  On August - 23 death of king Olav IV of Norway (b. 1370)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1507  Jean Molinet, Burgundy historian (Chroniques), dies at about 72 on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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