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Historical Events Happened In July - 23

Monday, 21 April 2014

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 this day in history c Jackson discovers asteroid #1468 Zomba  

1938  On this day in history bradman scores 103 in 178 mins on a Headingley sticky, 3rd Test  

1940  "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London on this day in history.  

1940  On this day in history "Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins  

1942  German troops conquer Rostow on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history 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  Emanuel Querido, publisher (Sobibor), dies on this day in history.  

1944  US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader  

1944  On this day in history bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp  

1945  Marshal Henri Pétain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial on this day in history.  

1946  Menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel on this day in history.  

1946  On this day in history james Maxton, politician, dies  

1947  First Navy all jet squadron (VF-17A) receives its first aircraft (FH) on this day in history.  

1947  The first US Navy air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI on this day in history.  

1947  On this day in history 1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI  

1948  On this day in history progressive party convention nominates Henry Wallace for President  

1948  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Un soir de joie), dies at 55  

1956  On this day in history bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph  

1957  On this day in history g Tomasi di Lampedusa, writer, dies at 61  

1958  The first 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords on this day in history.  

1958  USS Nautilus (SSN-571) departs Pearl Harbor for first submerged transit of North Pole on this day in history.  

1958  1st 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

0645  Yazid I, Sixth caliph of Islam (d. 683) was born on this day in history.  

1301  Duke Otto of Austria (d. 1339) was born on this day in history.  

1339  Louis I, Duke of Anjou/King of Naples (Battle at Poitiers) was born on this day in history.  

1401  Francesco Sfoza, soldier was born on this day in history.  

1503  Anna Jagello, Queen of the Romans (d. 1547) was born on this day in history.  

1659  Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer was born on this day in history.  

1705  Francis Blomefield, English topographer (d. 1752) was born on this day in history.  

1734  On this day in history birth of antonio Maria Gasparo Sacchini, opera composer [or Jun 14 1730]  

Famous Deaths In July - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0945  Richarius, bishop of Luik (922-45), dies on this day in history.  

1227  On this day in history death of qiu Chuji, Chinese Taoist (b. 1148)  

1373  Birgitta van Sweden, Swedish saint, dies on this day in history.  

1403  On this day in history death of henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], killed in battle at 39  

1531  On this day in history death of louis de Brézé, seigneur d'Anet, Marshal of Normandy and husband of Diane de Poitiers  

1568  Don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II, dies at about 23 on this day in history.  

1581  Georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies on this day in history.  

1584  Death of John Day, English printer (b. 1522) on this day in history.