Historical Events For July - 23
Monday, 25 September 2017
1936 On this day in history anthony M Kennedy, Sacramento CA, Supreme Court Justice
1937 Isolation of pituitary hormone announced (Yale University) on this day in history.
1938 On July - 23 c Jackson discovers asteroid #1468 Zomba
1938 Bradman scores 103 in 178 mins on a Headingley sticky, 3rd Test on July - 23.
1940 "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London on July - 23.
1940 "Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins on this day in history.
1942 German troops conquer Rostow on this day in history.
1942 On July - 23 andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56
1943 Battle of Koersk, USSR ends in Nazi defeat (6,000 tanks) on this day in history.
1943 On July - 23 emanuel Querido, publisher (Sobibor), dies
1944 US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II on July - 23.
1944 On July - 23 chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
1944 On July - 23 bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp
1945 On this day in history marshal Henri Pétain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial
1946 On July - 23 menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel
1946 James Maxton, politician, dies on this day in history.
1947 On this day in history first Navy all jet squadron (VF-17A) receives its first aircraft (FH).
1947 The first US Navy air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI on July - 23.
1947 On July - 23 1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI
1948 Progressive party convention nominates Henry Wallace for President on this day in history.
1948 On July - 23 uSS Putnum (DD-757) evacuates U.N. team from Haifa, Israel and becomes first U.S. Navy ship to fly the U.N. flag.
1948 D[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies on this day in history.
1949 On this day in history test Cricket debut of Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days
1950 On this day in history uSS Boxer sets record crossing of Pacific to bring aircraft, troops, and supplies to Korea at start of the Conflict
1951 On this day in history henri Philippe Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime), dies
1952 On this day in history general Neguib seizes power, Monarchy overthrown in Egypt (Natl Day)
1952 Military stage a coup in Egypt, forcing King Farouk to abdicate on this day in history.
1955 On this day in history nY Yankees Bob Cerv & E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs
1955 Betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Un soir de joie), dies at 55 on July - 23.
1956 Bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph on July - 23.
1957 G Tomasi di Lampedusa, writer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1958 The first 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords on July - 23.
1958 USS Nautilus (SSN-571) departs Pearl Harbor for first submerged transit of North Pole on July - 23.
1958 1st 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords on this day in history.