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Historical Events Happened In July - 23

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1936  On this day in history anthony M Kennedy, Sacramento CA, Supreme Court Justice  

1937  Isolation of pituitary hormone announced (Yale University) on July - 23.  

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 this day in history "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London  

1940  On July - 23 "Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins  

1942  On this day in history german troops conquer Rostow  

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  Emanuel Querido, publisher (Sobibor), dies on this day in history.  

1944  US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II on July - 23.  

1944  Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader on July - 23.  

1944  On July - 23 bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp  

1945  Marshal Henri Pétain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial on this day in history.  

1946  Menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel on this day in history.  

1946  On July - 23 james Maxton, politician, dies  

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 this day in history 1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI  

1948  On July - 23 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  On July - 23 test Cricket debut of Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days  

1950  On July - 23 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  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 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 July - 23 uSS Nautilus (SSN-571) departs Pearl Harbor for first submerged transit of North Pole.  

1958  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  On July - 23 birth of anna Jagello, Queen of the Romans (d. 1547)  

1659  On July - 23 birth of antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer  

1705  On July - 23 birth of francis Blomefield, English topographer (d. 1752)  

1734  Antonio Maria Gasparo Sacchini, opera composer [or Jun 14 1730] was born on July - 23.  

Famous Deaths In July - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0945  On July - 23 richarius, bishop of Luik (922-45), dies  

1227  On this day in history death of qiu Chuji, Chinese Taoist (b. 1148)  

1373  Birgitta van Sweden, Swedish saint, dies on this day in history.  

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 July - 23.  

1568  Don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II, dies at about 23 on July - 23.  

1581  On this day in history georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies  

1584  On this day in history death of john Day, English printer (b. 1522)