Historical Events For July - 23
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
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 Georges Auric, French composer (It Always Rains on Sunday), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1984 Vanessa Williams, first black Miss America, resigns due to posing nude on this day in history.
1984 Lloyd Gough, actor (Black Bart, Tolsa), dies of aortic aneurism at 77 on July - 23.
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 On this day in history jouko Paavo Kalervo Tolonen, composer, dies at 73
1988 Saskatchewan's Dave Ridgway kicks record 8 field goals vs Edmonton (CFL) on this day in history.
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 Winds gust to 85 MPH at Fort Smith Arkansas on this day in history.
1990 On July - 23 georges Flamant, actor (La Chienne), dies in Paris at 86
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 Arletty, French actress (Hotel, Longest Day), dies at 94 on July - 23.
1993 Sarah Deal becomes first women Marine selected for naval aviation training on July - 23.
1993 Widespread flooding on the Mississippi river, USA on this day in history.
1993 James Jordan, father of NBA star Michael Jordan, found dead near McColl SC on July - 23.
1994 On July - 23 aad Ivens, Dutch checkers player, dies at 80
1995 Bob Rundick, poet/DJ, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1996 Aliki Vougiouklaki, actress (Madalena), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1997 Andrew Cunanan, serial killer (Gianni Versage), commits suicide on this day in history.
2005 On this day in history a series of blasts in a resort town in Egypt. See July 23, 205 Sharm el-Sheikh attacks.
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 On this day in history a series of attacks across Iraq kill 103 people
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 this day in history.