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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  

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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  

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Famous Birthdays In July - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0645  Yazid I, Sixth caliph of Islam (d. 683) was born on July - 23.  

1301  Duke Otto of Austria (d. 1339) was born on this day in history.  

1339  On this day in history birth of louis I, Duke of Anjou/King of Naples (Battle at Poitiers)  

1401  On July - 23 birth of francesco Sfoza, soldier  

1503  On this day in history birth of anna Jagello, Queen of the Romans (d. 1547)  

1659  Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer was born on this day in history.  

1705  On this day in history birth of francis Blomefield, English topographer (d. 1752)  

1734  Antonio Maria Gasparo Sacchini, opera composer [or Jun 14 1730] was born on this day in history.  

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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  On this day in history birgitta van Sweden, Swedish saint, dies  

1403  Death of Henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], killed in battle at 39 on July - 23.  

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 July - 23 death of john Day, English printer (b. 1522)  

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