Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Thursday, 27 October 2016
1936 On this day in history anthony M Kennedy, Sacramento CA, Supreme Court Justice
1937 On July - 23 isolation of pituitary hormone announced (Yale University)
1938 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1468 Zomba on this day in history.
1938 On July - 23 bradman scores 103 in 178 mins on a Headingley sticky, 3rd Test
1940 "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London on this day in history.
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 July - 23 andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56
1943 On this day in history battle of Koersk, USSR ends in Nazi defeat (6,000 tanks)
1943 Emanuel Querido, publisher (Sobibor), dies on this day in history.
1944 On this day in history uS forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II
1944 On July - 23 chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
1944 On this day in history bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp
1945 Marshal Henri PĂ©tain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial on this day in history.
1946 On July - 23 menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel
1946 James Maxton, politician, dies on this day in history.
1947 First Navy all jet squadron (VF-17A) receives its first aircraft (FH) on this day in history.
1947 On July - 23 the first US Navy air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI
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 D[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies on July - 23.
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 Henri Philippe PĂ©tain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime), dies on July - 23.
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 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 this day in history.
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 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