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Historical Events Happened In July - 23

Saturday, 06 February 2016

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 this day in history c Jackson discovers asteroid #1468 Zomba  

1938  On this day in history bradman scores 103 in 178 mins on a Headingley sticky, 3rd Test  

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 July - 23.  

1942  German troops conquer Rostow on this day in history.  

1942  Andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56 on July - 23.  

1943  Battle of Koersk, USSR ends in Nazi defeat (6,000 tanks) on July - 23.  

1943  Emanuel Querido, publisher (Sobibor), dies on July - 23.  

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 July - 23.  

1944  Bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp on July - 23.  

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  On July - 23 james Maxton, politician, dies  

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 July - 23.  

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  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 this day in history d[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies  

1949  On July - 23 test Cricket debut of Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days  

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  On this day in history 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 July - 23.  

1955  On July - 23 nY Yankees Bob Cerv & E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs  

1955  On July - 23 betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Un soir de joie), dies at 55  

1956  On this day in history bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph  

1957  G Tomasi di Lampedusa, writer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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 July - 23.  

1958  On July - 23 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 July - 23.  

1339  Louis I, Duke of Anjou/King of Naples (Battle at Poitiers) was born on July - 23.  

1401  Francesco Sfoza, soldier was born on this day in history.  

1503  Anna Jagello, Queen of the Romans (d. 1547) was born on July - 23.  

1659  On this day in history birth of antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer  

1705  Francis Blomefield, English topographer (d. 1752) was born on July - 23.  

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

Famous Deaths In July - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0945  Richarius, bishop of Luik (922-45), dies on this day in history.  

1227  Death of Qiu Chuji, Chinese Taoist (b. 1148) on July - 23.  

1373  On July - 23 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 this day in history.  

1568  On July - 23 don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II, dies at about 23  

1581  On July - 23 georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies  

1584  Death of John Day, English printer (b. 1522) on July - 23.  

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