Historical Events For July - 23
Monday, 29 May 2017
1936 On this day in history anthony M Kennedy, Sacramento CA, Supreme Court Justice
1937 On this day in history isolation of pituitary hormone announced (Yale University)
1938 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1468 Zomba on July - 23.
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 On July - 23 andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56
1943 On July - 23 battle of Koersk, USSR ends in Nazi defeat (6,000 tanks)
1943 On July - 23 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 Menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel on July - 23.
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 July - 23 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 July - 23.
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 D[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies on this day in history.
1949 On July - 23 test Cricket debut of Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days
1950 USS Boxer sets record crossing of Pacific to bring aircraft, troops, and supplies to Korea at start of the Conflict on July - 23.
1951 Henri Philippe Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime), dies on this day in history.
1952 General Neguib seizes power, Monarchy overthrown in Egypt (Natl Day) on July - 23.
1952 On July - 23 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 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 On July - 23 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 July - 23 1st 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords