Historical Events For July - 23
Sunday, 23 April 2017
1936 On July - 23 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 July - 23.
1940 "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London on this day in history.
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 Andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56 on July - 23.
1943 Battle of Koersk, USSR ends in Nazi defeat (6,000 tanks) on July - 23.
1943 Emanuel Querido, publisher (Sobibor), dies on July - 23.
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 On this day in history bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp
1945 Marshal Henri PĂ©tain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial on July - 23.
1946 Menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel on July - 23.
1946 On July - 23 james Maxton, politician, dies
1947 First Navy all jet squadron (VF-17A) receives its first aircraft (FH) on this day in history.
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 July - 23 progressive party convention nominates Henry Wallace for President
1948 On this day in history 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 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 PĂ©tain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime), dies on this day in history.
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 NY Yankees Bob Cerv & E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs on July - 23.
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 On this day in history g Tomasi di Lampedusa, writer, dies at 61
1958 The first 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords on July - 23.
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.