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Historical Events In December - 23

Monday, 23 May 2022

1947  Transistor invented by Bardeen, Brattain and Shockley in Bell Labs on this day in history.  

1947  On December - 23 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 this day in history.  

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

1950  On December - 23 vincenzo Tommasini, composer, dies at 72  

1951  Last Belgian communities get electricity on this day in history.  

1951  On December - 23 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  Test Cricket debut for Wally Grout & Bobby Simpson v S Africa on December - 23.  

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

1959  On this day in history edward FLW Halifax, English viscount/viceroy of India, dies at 78  

1960  On this day in history 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  George Saiko, writer, dies at 70 on December - 23.  

1963  Beach Boys 1st appearance on "Shindig" on this day in history.  

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

1964  On December - 23 arrigo Pedrollo, composer, dies at 86  

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

1966  On this day in history hv Doderer, writer, dies at 70  

1967  On this day in history brussels: NATO-Council accept "Flexible Response"-strategy  

1967  Karen Verne, actress (Ships of Fools, Underground), dies at 49 on December - 23.  

1968  On December - 23 82 members of US intelligence ship `Pueblo' released by North Korea  

1968  On this day in history borman, Lovell and Anders become first men to orbit Moon  

1968  On this day in history first US case of space motion sickness  

1969  On December - 23 donald Foster, actor (Scaramouche), dies after long illness at 80  

1970  On this day in history charlie Ruggles, actor (Ruggles, Aesop-Bullwinkle Show), dies at 84  

1971  Carlo Jachino, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

1972  On this day in history earthquake destroys central Managua, Nicaragua  

1972  Andrej N Tupolev, Russian aircraft builder, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1537  King John III of Sweden (d. 1592) was born on December - 23.  

1544  Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) was born on December - 23.  

1548  On this day in history birth of pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)  

1582  On this day in history birth of severo Bonini, composer  

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

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 December - 23.  

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  Ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies on December - 23.  

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  

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