Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Saturday, 25 October 2014
1936 Anthony M Kennedy, Sacramento CA, Supreme Court Justice on this day in history.
1937 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1940 On this day in history "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London
1940 "Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins on this day in history.
1942 On July - 23 german troops conquer Rostow
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 Emanuel Querido, publisher (Sobibor), dies on this day in history.
1944 On July - 23 uS forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II
1944 Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader on July - 23.
1944 Bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp on this day in history.
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 July - 23.
1946 James Maxton, politician, dies on July - 23.
1947 First Navy all jet squadron (VF-17A) receives its first aircraft (FH) on July - 23.
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 this day in history.
1948 Progressive party convention nominates Henry Wallace for President on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1948 D[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies on this day in history.
1949 Test Cricket debut of Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days on July - 23.
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 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 NY Yankees Bob Cerv & E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs on this day in history.
1955 Betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Un soir de joie), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1956 On July - 23 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 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