Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In December - 23

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1919  On December - 23 1st hospital ship built to move wounded naval personnel launched  

1920  Ireland divided into 2 parts, each with its own parliament on this day in history.  

1921  Visva-Bharati University is inaugurated on December - 23.  

1921  Gerald S O'Loughlin, NYC, actor (Storefront Lawyer, Rookies, Wheels) on December - 23.  

1922  On December - 23 bBC Radio began daily newscasts  

1922  Ian Powell Bancroft, civil servant on December - 23.  

1923  On this day in history yankees pitcher Carl Mays sold to Reds for $85,000  

1923  On December - 23 bob Barker, Darrington Wash, TV host (Price is Right)  

1925  On December - 23 sultan Ibn Saud of Nedzjed conquers Djeddah  

1925  A S C Wallis, [Adele von Antal-Opzoomer], writer (Vorstengunst), dies on this day in history.  

1926  KEX-AM in Portland OR begins radio transmissions on this day in history.  

1928  NBC sets up a permanent, coast-to-coast network on December - 23.  

1928  On this day in history nBC sets up a permanent, coast-to-coast radio network  

1930  Police Bureau of Criminal Alien Investigation started in New York NY on this day in history.  

1930  On this day in history bette Davis arrives in Hollywood under contract to Universal Studios  

1930  On this day in history johannes H Been, Brielle archivist, dies at 71  

1933  On December - 23 howie Morenz takes over NHL career goal lead at 251  

1936  On December - 23 colombia becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.  

1937  First flight of the Vickers Wellington bomber on December - 23.  

1938  Margaret Hamilton's costume catches fire in filming of "Wizard of Oz" on December - 23.  

1938  Robert Herrick, US writer (Chimes), dies at 70 on December - 23.  

1939  Finnish counter offensive at Summa on this day in history.  

1939  On December - 23 anthony H G Fokker, Dutch airplane builder (Spider), dies at 49  

1940  John Van Druten's "Old Acquaintance," premieres in NYC on December - 23.  

1941  On this day in history american forces on Wake Island surrender to Japanese  

1942  On this day in history allies air attack on Den Helder  

1943  On this day in history first telecast of a complete opera (Hansel and Gretel), Schenectady NY  

1943  1st telecast of a complete opera (Hansel & Gretel), Schenectady, NY on this day in history.  

1943  On December - 23 theo[dorus J] Thijssen, Dutch writer (Kees de Jongen), dies at 64  

1944  HMCS Clayoquot (Minesweeper) torpedoed off Halifax on December - 23.  

1944  On this day in history beginning of harsh winter  

1945  On this day in history frederick Astons "Cinderella" premieres in London  

1945  Mogens Klitgaard, Danish author (Brunkul), dies at 39 on December - 23.  

1946  On this day in history belgian Council of State forms  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | Next Page »

Advertisements

Famous Birthdays In December - 23

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1173  Louis I, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1231) was born on December - 23.  

1174  On this day in history birth of louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach  

1513  Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (d. 1577) was born on December - 23.  

1537  King John III of Sweden (d. 1592) was born on this day in history.  

1544  Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) was born on this day in history.  

1548  On December - 23 birth of pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)  

1582  Severo Bonini, composer was born on December - 23.  

1597  Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" was born on this day in history.  

Advertisements

Famous Deaths In December - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0558  Childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62 on December - 23.  

0679  On December - 23 death of dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered  

0910  On December - 23 death of naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar  

0913  On December - 23 death of conrad of Franconia  

0918  Conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies on December - 23.  

1116  On December - 23 ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies  

1230  Death of Berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England on this day in history.  

1236  On December - 23 philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Is coronavirus a biological weapon?
Yes
No
Don't Know