Historical Events For July - 23
Monday, 19 February 2018
1980 Soyuz 37 ferries 2 cosmonauts (1 Vietnamese) to Salyut 6 on July - 23.
1982 On this day in history vic Morrow, actor (Cimmaron), killed during "Twilight Zone" at 53
1983 On July - 23 georges Auric, French composer (It Always Rains on Sunday), dies at 84
1984 Vanessa Williams, first black Miss America, resigns due to posing nude on July - 23.
1984 Lloyd Gough, actor (Black Bart, Tolsa), dies of aortic aneurism at 77 on this day in history.
1985 On July - 23 kay Kyser, bandleader (Kay Kyser's Kollege), dies at 79
1986 On July - 23 britain's Prince Andrew marries Sarah Ferguson
1986 Jouko Paavo Kalervo Tolonen, composer, dies at 73 on July - 23.
1988 On this day in history saskatchewan's Dave Ridgway kicks record 8 field goals vs Edmonton (CFL)
1988 Jahangir Khan, cricketer (4 Tests for India 1932-36), dies on July - 23.
1989 On this day in history fOX-TV tops ABC, NBC & CBS for first time (America's Most Wanted)
1989 On this day in history winds gust to 85 MPH at Fort Smith Arkansas
1990 Georges Flamant, actor (La Chienne), dies in Paris at 86 on July - 23.
1991 On this day in history james Farentino of Dynasty arrested in Canada for cocaine possession
1991 USSR applies for full membership of the IMF and World Bank on July - 23.
1992 On July - 23 arletty, French actress (Hotel, Longest Day), dies at 94
1993 Sarah Deal becomes first women Marine selected for naval aviation training on this day in history.
1993 Widespread flooding on the Mississippi river, USA on July - 23.
1993 James Jordan, father of NBA star Michael Jordan, found dead near McColl SC on July - 23.
1994 Aad Ivens, Dutch checkers player, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history bob Rundick, poet/DJ, dies at 52
1996 On this day in history aliki Vougiouklaki, actress (Madalena), dies at 63
1997 On July - 23 andrew Cunanan, serial killer (Gianni Versage), commits suicide
2005 A series of blasts in a resort town in Egypt. See July 23, 205 Sharm el-Sheikh attacks on this day in history.
2009 On this day in history mark Buehrle of e Chicago White Sox becomes e 18 pitcher to row a perfect game in Major League Baseball hiory, defeating e Tampa Bay Rays 5-0.
2012 A series of attacks across Iraq kill 103 people on July - 23.
2013 On July - 23 19 people are killed and 22 are injure after a tour bus collides with a truck in Saraburi, Thailand
2014 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow holds its opening ceremony on July - 23.
2017 104th Tour de France won by Chris Froome of Great Britain, his 4th win on this day in history.
2017 On July - 23 women's Cricket World Cup: England beat India by 9 runs in the final at Lords in London
2017 146th British Golf Open Championship: American Jordan Spieth shoots a 268 to win at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport on this day in history.