Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Tuesday, 07 July 2015
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 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1468 Zomba on July - 23.
1938 On this day in history bradman scores 103 in 178 mins on a Headingley sticky, 3rd Test
1940 On July - 23 "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London
1940 "Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins on this day in history.
1942 German troops conquer Rostow on this day in history.
1942 On this day in history 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 On this day in history chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
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 On this day in history menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel
1946 James Maxton, politician, dies on July - 23.
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 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 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 July - 23.
1948 D[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies on July - 23.
1949 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1951 Henri Philippe Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime), dies on this day in history.
1952 On this day in history 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 July - 23 nY Yankees Bob Cerv & E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs
1955 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1958 On July - 23 1st 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords