Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Friday, 27 March 2015
1936 On this day in history anthony M Kennedy, Sacramento CA, Supreme Court Justice
1937 On July - 23 isolation of pituitary hormone announced (Yale University)
1938 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1468 Zomba on this day in history.
1938 Bradman scores 103 in 178 mins on a Headingley sticky, 3rd Test on this day in history.
1940 On this day in history "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London
1940 "Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins on July - 23.
1942 On July - 23 german troops conquer Rostow
1942 On July - 23 andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56
1943 On this day in history battle of Koersk, USSR ends in Nazi defeat (6,000 tanks)
1943 On July - 23 emanuel Querido, publisher (Sobibor), dies
1944 On this day in history uS forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II
1944 On July - 23 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 July - 23.
1946 Menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel on this day in history.
1946 James Maxton, politician, dies on this day in history.
1947 On July - 23 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 this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history d[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies
1949 On July - 23 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 this day in history.
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 NY Yankees Bob Cerv & E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs on July - 23.
1955 Betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Un soir de joie), dies at 55 on July - 23.
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 July - 23.
1958 The first 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords on this day in history.
1958 On this day in history 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.