Historical Events For July - 23
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
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 this day in history.
1938 Bradman scores 103 in 178 mins on a Headingley sticky, 3rd Test on July - 23.
1940 On this day in history "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London
1940 On this day in history "Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins
1942 On this day in history german troops conquer Rostow
1942 On this day in history andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56
1943 Battle of Koersk, USSR ends in Nazi defeat (6,000 tanks) on July - 23.
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 On July - 23 james Maxton, politician, dies
1947 On this day in history first Navy all jet squadron (VF-17A) receives its first aircraft (FH).
1947 On July - 23 the first US Navy air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI
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 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 D[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies on July - 23.
1949 Test Cricket debut of Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days on this day in history.
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 On July - 23 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 On July - 23 military stage a coup in Egypt, forcing King Farouk to abdicate
1955 On this day in history nY Yankees Bob Cerv & E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs
1955 Betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Un soir de joie), dies at 55 on July - 23.
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 The first 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords on July - 23.
1958 USS Nautilus (SSN-571) departs Pearl Harbor for first submerged transit of North Pole on July - 23.
1958 1st 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords on this day in history.