Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
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 On July - 23 bradman scores 103 in 178 mins on a Headingley sticky, 3rd Test
1940 "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London on July - 23.
1940 On this day in history "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 this day in history.
1943 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1944 Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader on this day in history.
1944 On this day in history bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp
1945 On July - 23 marshal Henri Pétain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial
1946 Menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel on July - 23.
1946 James Maxton, politician, dies on this day in history.
1947 On July - 23 first Navy all jet squadron (VF-17A) receives its first aircraft (FH).
1947 The first US Navy air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI on July - 23.
1947 On this day in history 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 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 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 On July - 23 henri Philippe Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime), dies
1952 On this day in history general Neguib seizes power, Monarchy overthrown in Egypt (Natl Day)
1952 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1955 Betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Un soir de joie), dies at 55 on July - 23.
1956 Bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1958 USS Nautilus (SSN-571) departs Pearl Harbor for first submerged transit of North Pole on this day in history.
1958 On July - 23 1st 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords