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Historical Events In December - 23

Friday, 03 July 2020

1947  Transistor invented by Bardeen, Brattain and Shockley in Bell Labs on December - 23.  

1947  On this day in history transistor invented by Bardeen, Brattain & Shockley in Bell Labs  

1948  Former Japanese prime minister is executed along with six other top Japanese leaders for their war crimes during World War II on December - 23.  

1948  On December - 23 hideki Tojo, Japan PM (1941-44) & 6 Japs, hanged for war crimes at 64  

1950  Vincenzo Tommasini, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1951  On December - 23 last Belgian communities get electricity  

1951  On this day in history alfreds Kalnins, composer, dies at 72  

1953  On this day in history dodgers 2nd baseman Jim "Junior" Gilliam wins NL Rookie of Year  

1953  On December - 23 lavrenti P Beria, soviet minister of internal security, executed  

1954  The first human kidney transplant is performed by Dr. Joseph E. Murray at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts on December - 23.  

1957  On this day in history test Cricket debut for Wally Grout & Bobby Simpson v S Africa  

1958  On December - 23 "Party with Comden & Green" opens at John Golden NYC for 38 perfs  

1959  On December - 23 edward FLW Halifax, English viscount/viceroy of India, dies at 78  

1960  On December - 23 de Quay's Dutch govt falls  

1961  On December - 23 kICU TV channel 43 in Visalia-Fresno, CA (IND) begins broadcasting  

1962  Cuba starts returning US prisoners from the Bay of Pigs invasion on December - 23.  

1962  On this day in history cuba starts returning US prisoners from Bay of Pigs invasion  

1962  On December - 23 george Saiko, writer, dies at 70  

1963  On this day in history beach Boys 1st appearance on "Shindig"  

1964  India & Ceylon hit by cyclone, about 4,850 killed on December - 23.  

1964  On this day in history arrigo Pedrollo, composer, dies at 86  

1966  Britains rock TV show, "Ready Steady Go," last program on December - 23.  

1966  Hv Doderer, writer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1967  Brussels: NATO-Council accept "Flexible Response"-strategy on this day in history.  

1967  Karen Verne, actress (Ships of Fools, Underground), dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1968  82 members of US intelligence ship `Pueblo' released by North Korea on this day in history.  

1968  Borman, Lovell and Anders become first men to orbit Moon on this day in history.  

1968  First US case of space motion sickness on this day in history.  

1969  Donald Foster, actor (Scaramouche), dies after long illness at 80 on December - 23.  

1970  Charlie Ruggles, actor (Ruggles, Aesop-Bullwinkle Show), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1971  On December - 23 carlo Jachino, composer, dies at 84  

1972  On this day in history 16 plane crash survivors rescued after 70 days, survived by cannibalism  

1972  Earthquake destroys central Managua, Nicaragua on December - 23.  

1972  Andrej N Tupolev, Russian aircraft builder, dies at 84 on December - 23.  

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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  Louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach was born on this day in history.  

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

1537  On December - 23 birth of king John III of Sweden (d. 1592)  

1544  On December - 23 birth of anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)  

1548  Pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae) was born on December - 23.  

1582  On December - 23 birth of severo Bonini, composer  

1597  On this day in history birth of martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"  

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Famous Deaths In December - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0558  On this day in history childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62  

0679  Death of Dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered on this day in history.  

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

0913  Death of Conrad of Franconia on December - 23.  

0918  On December - 23 conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies  

1116  On this day in history ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies  

1230  Death of Berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England on December - 23.  

1236  Philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies on this day in history.  

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