Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Thursday, 29 September 2016
1936 Anthony M Kennedy, Sacramento CA, Supreme Court Justice on July - 23.
1937 Isolation of pituitary hormone announced (Yale University) on this day in history.
1938 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1468 Zomba on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history bradman scores 103 in 178 mins on a Headingley sticky, 3rd Test
1940 On July - 23 "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London
1940 On this day in history "Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins
1942 On this day in history german troops conquer Rostow
1942 Andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56 on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history battle of Koersk, USSR ends in Nazi defeat (6,000 tanks)
1943 Emanuel Querido, publisher (Sobibor), dies on July - 23.
1944 On July - 23 uS forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II
1944 On July - 23 chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
1944 Bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp on July - 23.
1945 Marshal Henri Pétain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial on July - 23.
1946 On this day in history menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel
1946 James Maxton, politician, dies on this day in history.
1947 First Navy all jet squadron (VF-17A) receives its first aircraft (FH) on July - 23.
1947 On this day in history the first US Navy air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI
1947 On July - 23 1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI
1948 Progressive party convention nominates Henry Wallace for President on July - 23.
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 USS Boxer sets record crossing of Pacific to bring aircraft, troops, and supplies to Korea at start of the Conflict on July - 23.
1951 Henri Philippe Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime), dies on July - 23.
1952 General Neguib seizes power, Monarchy overthrown in Egypt (Natl Day) on this day in history.
1952 On this day in history military stage a coup in Egypt, forcing King Farouk to abdicate
1955 On July - 23 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 this day in history.
1956 On July - 23 bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph
1957 G Tomasi di Lampedusa, writer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1958 On July - 23 the first 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords
1958 On July - 23 uSS Nautilus (SSN-571) departs Pearl Harbor for first submerged transit of North Pole.
1958 1st 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords on this day in history.