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Historical Events Happened In July - 23

Monday, 30 November 2015

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 July - 23.  

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 July - 23.  

1942  On this day in history andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56  

1943  On July - 23 battle of Koersk, USSR ends in Nazi defeat (6,000 tanks)  

1943  On this day in history emanuel Querido, publisher (Sobibor), dies  

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

1945  On July - 23 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 July - 23 first Navy all jet squadron (VF-17A) receives its first aircraft (FH).  

1947  On July - 23 the first US Navy air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI  

1947  1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI on July - 23.  

1948  On July - 23 progressive party convention nominates Henry Wallace for President  

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  Test Cricket debut of Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days on this day in history.  

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  Henri Philippe Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime), dies on July - 23.  

1952  On July - 23 general Neguib seizes power, Monarchy overthrown in Egypt (Natl Day)  

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 this day in history.  

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  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  On July - 23 1st 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords  

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Famous Birthdays In July - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0645  On July - 23 birth of yazid I, Sixth caliph of Islam (d. 683)  

1301  On July - 23 birth of duke Otto of Austria (d. 1339)  

1339  Louis I, Duke of Anjou/King of Naples (Battle at Poitiers) was born on July - 23.  

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

1503  Anna Jagello, Queen of the Romans (d. 1547) was born on July - 23.  

1659  On this day in history birth of antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer  

1705  On this day in history birth of francis Blomefield, English topographer (d. 1752)  

1734  Antonio Maria Gasparo Sacchini, opera composer [or Jun 14 1730] was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In July - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0945  On this day in history richarius, bishop of Luik (922-45), dies  

1227  On July - 23 death of qiu Chuji, Chinese Taoist (b. 1148)  

1373  Birgitta van Sweden, Swedish saint, dies on July - 23.  

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

1531  Death of Louis de Brézé, seigneur d'Anet, Marshal of Normandy and husband of Diane de Poitiers on this day in history.  

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 July - 23.  


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