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Historical Events Happened In July - 23

Saturday, 23 July 2016

1936  On July - 23 anthony M Kennedy, Sacramento CA, Supreme Court Justice  

1937  Isolation of pituitary hormone announced (Yale University) on July - 23.  

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  "Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 July - 23.  

1945  Marshal Henri Pétain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial on July - 23.  

1946  On this day in history menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel  

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  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  On this day in history 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  Test Cricket debut of Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days on July - 23.  

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 Pétain, 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  On July - 23 the first 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In July - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0645  Yazid I, Sixth caliph of Islam (d. 683) was born on July - 23.  

1301  Duke Otto of Austria (d. 1339) was born on July - 23.  

1339  Louis I, Duke of Anjou/King of Naples (Battle at Poitiers) was born on this day in history.  

1401  On this day in history birth of francesco Sfoza, soldier  

1503  On July - 23 birth of anna Jagello, Queen of the Romans (d. 1547)  

1659  On this day in history birth of antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer  

1705  Francis Blomefield, English topographer (d. 1752) was born on this day in history.  

1734  On July - 23 birth of antonio Maria Gasparo Sacchini, opera composer [or Jun 14 1730]  


Famous Deaths In July - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0945  On this day in history richarius, bishop of Luik (922-45), dies  

1227  On this day in history death of qiu Chuji, Chinese Taoist (b. 1148)  

1373  Birgitta van Sweden, Swedish saint, dies on July - 23.  

1403  On July - 23 death of henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], killed in battle at 39  

1531  On this day in history death of louis de Brézé, seigneur d'Anet, Marshal of Normandy and husband of Diane de Poitiers  

1568  Don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II, dies at about 23 on July - 23.  

1581  On this day in history georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies  

1584  On July - 23 death of john Day, English printer (b. 1522)  


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