Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Friday, 29 May 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 On July - 23 c Jackson discovers asteroid #1468 Zomba
1938 Bradman scores 103 in 178 mins on a Headingley sticky, 3rd Test on this day in history.
1940 "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London on July - 23.
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 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 this day in history.
1944 US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1945 On July - 23 marshal Henri Pétain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial
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 July - 23.
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 this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history uSS Boxer sets record crossing of Pacific to bring aircraft, troops, and supplies to Korea at start of the Conflict
1951 Henri Philippe Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime), dies on July - 23.
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 July - 23 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 July - 23 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 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 July - 23.