Historical Events For July - 23
Thursday, 19 January 2017
1936 On July - 23 anthony M Kennedy, Sacramento CA, Supreme Court Justice
1937 On this day in history isolation of pituitary hormone announced (Yale University)
1938 On this day in history c Jackson discovers asteroid #1468 Zomba
1938 On July - 23 bradman scores 103 in 178 mins on a Headingley sticky, 3rd Test
1940 On July - 23 "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 German troops conquer Rostow on July - 23.
1942 Andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56 on July - 23.
1943 Battle of Koersk, USSR ends in Nazi defeat (6,000 tanks) on July - 23.
1943 On this day in history emanuel Querido, publisher (Sobibor), dies
1944 On July - 23 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 On this day in history marshal Henri Pétain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial
1946 On July - 23 menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel
1946 On this day in history james Maxton, politician, dies
1947 On this day in history first Navy all jet squadron (VF-17A) receives its first aircraft (FH).
1947 The first US Navy air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI on July - 23.
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 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 July - 23.
1948 D[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies on this day in history.
1949 On July - 23 test Cricket debut of Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days
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 Henri Philippe Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime), dies on this day in history.
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 NY Yankees Bob Cerv & E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs on July - 23.
1955 Betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Un soir de joie), dies at 55 on July - 23.
1956 On this day in history bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph
1957 On July - 23 g Tomasi di Lampedusa, writer, dies at 61
1958 The first 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords on July - 23.
1958 On this day in history uSS Nautilus (SSN-571) departs Pearl Harbor for first submerged transit of North Pole.
1958 On this day in history 1st 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords