Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Wednesday, 31 August 2016
1936 On July - 23 anthony M Kennedy, Sacramento CA, Supreme Court Justice
1937 Isolation of pituitary hormone announced (Yale University) on this day in history.
1938 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1468 Zomba on July - 23.
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 this day in history.
1942 German troops conquer Rostow on this day in history.
1942 Andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56 on this day in history.
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 US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II on July - 23.
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 Marshal Henri Pétain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial on July - 23.
1946 On July - 23 menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel
1946 On this day in history james Maxton, politician, dies
1947 On July - 23 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 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 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 General Neguib seizes power, Monarchy overthrown in Egypt (Natl Day) on this day in history.
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 Betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Un soir de joie), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1956 Bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph on this day in history.
1957 G Tomasi di Lampedusa, writer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 1st 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords