Historical Events In August - 23
Sunday, 03 July 2022
1926 Motion picture star Rudolph Valentino dies in New York at age 31 on August - 23.
1926 40th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Elizabeth Ryan (46 64 97) on August - 23.
1926 On this day in history rudolph Valentino, silent movie idol (Sheik), dies in NY at 31
1927 On this day in history anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti are executed in Boston for murdering two men during a 1920 robbery. (They were posthumously exhonerated in 1977.)
1927 Dick Bruna, Dutch illustrator on August - 23.
1927 Nicola Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti, executed in Mass on this day in history.
1929 Arabs attack Jews in Israel on this day in history.
1929 Charles Van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God on Sea), dies on August - 23.
1930 On August - 23 44th US Womens Tennis: Betty Nuthall beats Anna McCune Harper (61 64)
1931 On this day in history 45th US Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Eileen B Whitingstall (64 61)
1933 1st TV boxing match on August - 23.
1933 Adolph Loos, Austrian architect, dies at 62 on August - 23.
1936 17 year old Bob Feller's 1st game, he strikes out 15 St Louis Browns on August - 23.
1937 Albert Charles Paul Marie Roussel, composer, dies at 68 on August - 23.
1938 On August - 23 england score 7-903 decl v Australia Hutton 364
1939 Soviet-German pact is signed by Molotov and Ribbentrop on this day in history.
1939 USSR & Germany sign a non-agression pact on August - 23.
1939 On this day in history john Cobb (Britain) drives 365.85 MPH (593.48 KPH) at Bonneville Flats
1939 Sidney Coe Howard, playwright (Silver Cord, Pulitzer 1925), dies at 48 on August - 23.
1940 German bombers begin night time attacks (The Blitz) on London on this day in history.
1940 German Luftwaffe begins night bombing on London on August - 23.
1941 Jack O'Connor, cricketer (four Tests for Aust 1908-09, 13 wkts), dies on August - 23.
1942 1st US flights to land on Guadalcanal on August - 23.
1943 Red army recaptures Charkow on August - 23.
1943 Johann P Zilcher, German composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.
1944 Romania liberated from Nazi occupation (National Day 1944-1990) on this day in history.
1944 94.5°F (34.7°C) in De Bilt Netherlands & 101.5°F (38.6°C) in Warnsvelt on this day in history.
1944 On August - 23 nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer, dies at 63
1946 13th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 16, Los Angeles 0 (97,380) on August - 23.
1947 On this day in history pres Truman's daughter, Margaret's first public singing concert
1947 The birth of Willy Russell, Playwright; 'Educating Rita' and Shirley Valentine' on this day in history.
1947 On August - 23 pres Truman's daughter, Margaret's 1st public singing concert
1948 On this day in history world Council of Churches formed by 147 churches from 44 countries
1948 On August - 23 earl Bernadotte asks aid for fugitives to Palestine