Historical Events For July - 23
Sunday, 18 February 2018
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 this day in history.
1938 On July - 23 bradman scores 103 in 178 mins on a Headingley sticky, 3rd Test
1940 On July - 23 "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London
1940 On July - 23 "Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins
1942 German troops conquer Rostow on July - 23.
1942 On July - 23 andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56
1943 Battle of Koersk, USSR ends in Nazi defeat (6,000 tanks) on July - 23.
1943 On July - 23 emanuel Querido, publisher (Sobibor), dies
1944 US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II on July - 23.
1944 On this day in history chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
1944 Bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp on July - 23.
1945 On this day in history 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 On this day in history first Navy all jet squadron (VF-17A) receives its first aircraft (FH).
1947 On this day in history the first US Navy air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI
1947 On July - 23 1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI
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 On July - 23 d[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies
1949 On this day in history 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 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 On July - 23 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 July - 23 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 July - 23.
1958 On this day in history the first 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords
1958 USS Nautilus (SSN-571) departs Pearl Harbor for first submerged transit of North Pole on July - 23.
1958 1st 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords on July - 23.