Historical Events In December - 23
Tuesday, 05 July 2022
1919 On this day in history 1st hospital ship built to move wounded naval personnel launched
1920 On December - 23 ireland divided into 2 parts, each with its own parliament
1921 On December - 23 visva-Bharati University is inaugurated.
1921 Gerald S O'Loughlin, NYC, actor (Storefront Lawyer, Rookies, Wheels) on December - 23.
1922 On December - 23 bBC Radio began daily newscasts
1922 On this day in history ian Powell Bancroft, civil servant
1923 Yankees pitcher Carl Mays sold to Reds for $85,000 on this day in history.
1923 Bob Barker, Darrington Wash, TV host (Price is Right) on this day in history.
1925 On this day in history sultan Ibn Saud of Nedzjed conquers Djeddah
1925 On December - 23 a S C Wallis, [Adele von Antal-Opzoomer], writer (Vorstengunst), dies
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 December - 23 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 Bette Davis arrives in Hollywood under contract to Universal Studios on December - 23.
1930 On this day in history johannes H Been, Brielle archivist, dies at 71
1933 Howie Morenz takes over NHL career goal lead at 251 on December - 23.
1936 Colombia becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty on December - 23.
1937 First flight of the Vickers Wellington bomber on December - 23.
1938 On this day in history margaret Hamilton's costume catches fire in filming of "Wizard of Oz"
1938 Robert Herrick, US writer (Chimes), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1939 On December - 23 finnish counter offensive at Summa
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 Allies air attack on Den Helder on this day in history.
1943 First telecast of a complete opera (Hansel and Gretel), Schenectady NY on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history 1st telecast of a complete opera (Hansel & Gretel), Schenectady, NY
1943 Theo[dorus J] Thijssen, Dutch writer (Kees de Jongen), dies at 64 on December - 23.
1944 On December - 23 hMCS Clayoquot (Minesweeper) torpedoed off Halifax
1944 Beginning of harsh winter on this day in history.
1945 On December - 23 frederick Astons "Cinderella" premieres in London
1945 Mogens Klitgaard, Danish author (Brunkul), dies at 39 on this day in history.
1946 On December - 23 belgian Council of State forms