Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Thursday, 30 June 2016
1936 Anthony M Kennedy, Sacramento CA, Supreme Court Justice on July - 23.
1937 Isolation of pituitary hormone announced (Yale University) on this day in history.
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 On July - 23 "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 July - 23 battle of Koersk, USSR ends in Nazi defeat (6,000 tanks)
1943 Emanuel Querido, publisher (Sobibor), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1944 Bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history marshal Henri PĂ©tain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial
1946 On this day in history menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel
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 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 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 On July - 23 d[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies
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 July - 23.
1951 Henri Philippe PĂ©tain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime), dies on July - 23.
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 NY Yankees Bob Cerv & E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs on this day in history.
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 July - 23.
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 July - 23.
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.