Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Saturday, 23 July 2016
1936 On July - 23 anthony M Kennedy, Sacramento CA, Supreme Court Justice
1937 Isolation of pituitary hormone announced (Yale University) on July - 23.
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 July - 23.
1940 "Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins on this day in history.
1942 On this day in history german troops conquer Rostow
1942 On this day in history andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56
1943 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel
1946 James Maxton, politician, dies on July - 23.
1947 First Navy all jet squadron (VF-17A) receives its first aircraft (FH) on this day in history.
1947 The first US Navy air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI on this day in history.
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 On July - 23 d[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies
1949 Test Cricket debut of Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days on July - 23.
1950 On July - 23 uSS Boxer sets record crossing of Pacific to bring aircraft, troops, and supplies to Korea at start of the Conflict
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 July - 23.
1952 On this day in history military stage a coup in Egypt, forcing King Farouk to abdicate
1955 On this day in history 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 July - 23.
1958 On July - 23 the first 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords
1958 On July - 23 uSS Nautilus (SSN-571) departs Pearl Harbor for first submerged transit of North Pole.
1958 1st 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords on July - 23.