Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
1936 Anthony M Kennedy, Sacramento CA, Supreme Court Justice on this day in history.
1937 Isolation of pituitary hormone announced (Yale University) on this day in history.
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 "Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins on July - 23.
1942 On this day in history german troops conquer Rostow
1942 Andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56 on July - 23.
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 On July - 23 uS forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II
1944 Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader on this day in history.
1944 On this day in history bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp
1945 Marshal Henri Pétain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial on this day in history.
1946 Menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel on this day in history.
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 On this day in history the first US Navy air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI
1947 1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI on July - 23.
1948 On July - 23 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 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 July - 23.
1952 On July - 23 military stage a coup in Egypt, forcing King Farouk to abdicate
1955 NY Yankees Bob Cerv & E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs on July - 23.
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 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 this day in history.
1958 On this day in history uSS Nautilus (SSN-571) departs Pearl Harbor for first submerged transit of North Pole.
1958 On July - 23 1st 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords