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Historical Events Happened In July - 23

Thursday, 23 October 2014

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

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  "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London on July - 23.  

1940  On this day in history "Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins  

1942  German troops conquer Rostow on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history uS forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II  

1944  On this day in history 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 Pétain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial on July - 23.  

1946  Menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel on July - 23.  

1946  James Maxton, politician, dies on July - 23.  

1947  On this day in history first Navy all jet squadron (VF-17A) receives its first aircraft (FH).  

1947  On this day in history the first US Navy air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI  

1947  On this day in history 1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI  

1948  Progressive party convention nominates Henry Wallace for President on this day in history.  

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  Test Cricket debut of Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days on July - 23.  

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  On this day in history general Neguib seizes power, Monarchy overthrown in Egypt (Natl Day)  

1952  Military stage a coup in Egypt, forcing King Farouk to abdicate on this day in history.  

1955  NY Yankees Bob Cerv & E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs on this day in history.  

1955  On July - 23 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  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 this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1339  On this day in history birth of louis I, Duke of Anjou/King of Naples (Battle at Poitiers)  

1401  On July - 23 birth of francesco Sfoza, soldier  

1503  Anna Jagello, Queen of the Romans (d. 1547) was born on July - 23.  

1659  On July - 23 birth of antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer  

1705  On July - 23 birth of francis Blomefield, English topographer (d. 1752)  

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  Death of Qiu Chuji, Chinese Taoist (b. 1148) on July - 23.  

1373  Birgitta van Sweden, Swedish saint, dies on this day in history.  

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

1531  Death of Louis de Brézé, seigneur d'Anet, Marshal of Normandy and husband of Diane de Poitiers on this day in history.  

1568  On this day in history don Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip II, dies at about 23  

1581  On July - 23 georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies  

1584  Death of John Day, English printer (b. 1522) on July - 23.