Historical Events In August - 23
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
1949 The birth of Shelly Long, American actress on August - 23.
1950 On August - 23 west Germany & Japan readmitted to Intl Amateur Athletic Federation
1950 On this day in history jack Holden wins marathon (2:32:12)
1953 On August - 23 phil Grate sets record for throwing a baseball (443'3«")
1956 On August - 23 soviet Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects to the U.S. during a performance in New York City.
1956 On this day in history the first non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight begins.
1956 On this day in history ... Kennedy, daughter of future Pres Kennedy, dies same day
1958 On August - 23 marie Ashton completes playing piano a female record 133 hours
1958 Martin du Gard, writer, dies on this day in history.
1960 On August - 23 world's largest frog (3.3 kg) caught (Equatorial Guinea)
1960 On August - 23 oscar Hammerstein II, Broadway librettist, dies at 65
1961 US lunar probe Ranger 1 reaches 190 km from Earth, falls back on this day in history.
1962 Hoot Gibson, silent screen cowboy actor (Last Outlaw), dies at 70 on August - 23.
1963 Beatles release "She Loves You" in the UK on August - 23.
1963 On this day in history ringo admits he wrote a song "Don't Pass Me By"
1964 Footbridge collapses over river gorge in Venezuela, and 29 people fall to their deaths in rapids below on August - 23.
1965 On this day in history john Bata, Czech shoe manufacturer, dies at 67
1966 Lunar Orbiter 1 takes first photograph of Earth from Moon on August - 23.
1966 On August - 23 francis Xavier Bushman, actor (Ben-Hur), dies at 83
1968 Ringo quits the Beatles over a disagreement, temporarily on this day in history.
1969 On August - 23 audrey McElmory (US) wins World Cycling Championships, Brno, Czechoslovakia (1st American to win cycling race title since 1912)
1970 On August - 23 nel Rose, dancer, dies at 55
1971 On August - 23 gisela Hernandez Gonzalo, composer, dies at 58
1972 On August - 23 republican convention (Miami Beach, Fla) renominates VP Agnew but not unanimous-1 vote went to NBC newsman David Brinkley)
1972 Balis Dvarionas, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1973 Intelsat communications satellite launched on August - 23.
1975 On this day in history hank Patterson, actor (Fred Ziffel-Green Acres), dies at 87
1977 On August - 23 the first man-powered flight of a mile (Bryan Allen in Gossamer Condor)
1977 On this day in history sebastian Cabot, actor (Giles French-Family Affair), dies at 59
1979 Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects in NYC on this day in history.
1979 Soviet Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects to the U.S. during a performance in New York City on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history uN's Vienna office opens
1979 Mian Mohammad Saeed, cricketer (1st Pakistan capt 1948-49), dies on August - 23.
1980 On August - 23 in the Kashmir - India Border Region a 5.2 quake killed 15 people killed, at least 40 injured and many houses damaged in the Bhaddu area, Kashmir