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Historical Events Happened In August - 23

Friday, 27 May 2016

1949  The birth of Shelly Long, American actress on this day in history.  

1950  West Germany & Japan readmitted to Intl Amateur Athletic Federation on this day in history.  

1950  On this day in history jack Holden wins marathon (2:32:12)  

1953  Phil Grate sets record for throwing a baseball (443'3") on August - 23.  

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

1956  The first non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight begins on this day in history.  

1956  ... Kennedy, daughter of future Pres Kennedy, dies same day on this day in history.  

1958  Marie Ashton completes playing piano a female record 133 hours on this day in history.  

1958  Martin du Gard, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1960  On this day in history world's largest frog (3.3 kg) caught (Equatorial Guinea)  

1960  Oscar Hammerstein II, Broadway librettist, dies at 65 on August - 23.  

1961  US lunar probe Ranger 1 reaches 190 km from Earth, falls back on this day in history.  

1962  On August - 23 hoot Gibson, silent screen cowboy actor (Last Outlaw), dies at 70  

1963  On this day in history beatles release "She Loves You" in the UK  

1963  Ringo admits he wrote a song "Don't Pass Me By" on this day in history.  

1964  On this day in history footbridge collapses over river gorge in Venezuela, and 29 people fall to their deaths in rapids below.  

1965  On this day in history john Bata, Czech shoe manufacturer, dies at 67  

1966  Lunar Orbiter 1 takes first photograph of Earth from Moon on this day in history.  

1966  Francis Xavier Bushman, actor (Ben-Hur), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1968  Ringo quits the Beatles over a disagreement, temporarily on this day in history.  

1969  On this day in history audrey McElmory (US) wins World Cycling Championships, Brno, Czechoslovakia (1st American to win cycling race title since 1912)  

1970  On August - 23 nel Rose, dancer, dies at 55  

1971  Gisela Hernandez Gonzalo, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1972  On August - 23 republican convention (Miami Beach, Fla) renominates VP Agnew but not unanimous-1 vote went to NBC newsman David Brinkley)  

1972  On August - 23 balis Dvarionas, composer, dies at 68  

1973  Intelsat communications satellite launched on this day in history.  

1975  On August - 23 hank Patterson, actor (Fred Ziffel-Green Acres), dies at 87  

1977  The first man-powered flight of a mile (Bryan Allen in Gossamer Condor) on this day in history.  

1977  Sebastian Cabot, actor (Giles French-Family Affair), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1979  On August - 23 bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects in NYC  

1979  On this day in history soviet Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects to the U.S. during a performance in New York City.  

1979  UN's Vienna office opens on August - 23.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

0686  On this day in history birth of charles Martel, grandfather of Charlemagne (d. 741)  

1486  Siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat was born on this day in history.  

1524  Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat (Anti-Tribonien) was born on this day in history.  

1593  On August - 23 birth of fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Pianto d'Italia)  

1623  Stanisław Lubieniecki, Polish astronomer (d. 1675) was born on August - 23.  

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

1727  Friedrich Hartmann Graf, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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.  

0634  On August - 23 aboe Bekr Abd Allah, [al-Siddik], friend/successor of Mohammed, dies  

1106  On August - 23 death of magnus, Duke of Saxony  

1176  Death of Emperor Rokujo of Japan (b. 1164) on August - 23.  

1305  Death of William Wallace, Scottish patriot, hanged, disemboweled & beheaded on August - 23.  

1328  On August - 23 nicolaas Zannekin, leader of rebel Flemish farmers, dies in battle  

1387  Death of King Olav IV of Norway (b. 1370) on this day in history.  

1507  On August - 23 jean Molinet, Burgundy historian (Chroniques), dies at about 72  

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