Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Friday, 27 February 2015
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 this day in history.
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 On July - 23 "Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins
1942 On July - 23 german troops conquer Rostow
1942 Andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56 on July - 23.
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 On this day in history uS forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II
1944 Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader on July - 23.
1944 On this day in history bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp
1945 On this day in history 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 July - 23.
1947 First Navy all jet squadron (VF-17A) receives its first aircraft (FH) on July - 23.
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 this day in history progressive party convention nominates Henry Wallace for President
1948 On July - 23 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 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 Henri Philippe Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime), dies on this day in history.
1952 On July - 23 general Neguib seizes power, Monarchy overthrown in Egypt (Natl Day)
1952 Military stage a coup in Egypt, forcing King Farouk to abdicate on July - 23.
1955 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.