Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Thursday, 18 September 2014
1936 On July - 23 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 July - 23.
1938 On July - 23 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 "Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins on July - 23.
1942 German troops conquer Rostow on July - 23.
1942 Andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56 on July - 23.
1943 On this day in history battle of Koersk, USSR ends in Nazi defeat (6,000 tanks)
1943 Emanuel Querido, publisher (Sobibor), dies on this day in history.
1944 On this day in history uS forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II
1944 Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader on this day in history.
1944 Bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp on July - 23.
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 On July - 23 james Maxton, politician, dies
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 1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI on July - 23.
1948 On this day in history progressive party convention nominates Henry Wallace for President
1948 USS Putnum (DD-757) evacuates U.N. team from Haifa, Israel and becomes first U.S. Navy ship to fly the U.N. flag on July - 23.
1948 D[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies on July - 23.
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 On July - 23 henri Philippe Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime), dies
1952 On July - 23 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 this day in history.
1957 On July - 23 g Tomasi di Lampedusa, writer, dies at 61
1958 On this day in history the first 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords
1958 On this day in history 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