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Historical Events In August - 23

Thursday, 18 August 2022

1949  On August - 23 the birth of Shelly Long, American actress  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  On August - 23 west Germany & Japan readmitted to Intl Amateur Athletic Federation  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  On August - 23 jack Holden wins marathon (2:32:12)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1953  On August - 23 phil Grate sets record for throwing a baseball (443'3")  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1956  On August - 23 soviet Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects to the U.S. during a performance in New York City.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1956  On August - 23 the first non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight begins.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1956  On this day in history ... Kennedy, daughter of future Pres Kennedy, dies same day  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  On this day in history marie Ashton completes playing piano a female record 133 hours  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  Martin du Gard, writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  On this day in history world's largest frog (3.3 kg) caught (Equatorial Guinea)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  On this day in history oscar Hammerstein II, Broadway librettist, dies at 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  On this day in history uS lunar probe Ranger 1 reaches 190 km from Earth, falls back  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  Hoot Gibson, silent screen cowboy actor (Last Outlaw), dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  On this day in history beatles release "She Loves You" in the UK  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  On August - 23 ringo admits he wrote a song "Don't Pass Me By"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1964  Footbridge collapses over river gorge in Venezuela, and 29 people fall to their deaths in rapids below on August - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1965  On this day in history john Bata, Czech shoe manufacturer, dies at 67  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  Lunar Orbiter 1 takes first photograph of Earth from Moon on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On this day in history francis Xavier Bushman, actor (Ben-Hur), dies at 83  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  Ringo quits the Beatles over a disagreement, temporarily on August - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On this day in history audrey McElmory (US) wins World Cycling Championships, Brno, Czechoslovakia (1st American to win cycling race title since 1912)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  Nel Rose, dancer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  On this day in history gisela Hernandez Gonzalo, composer, dies at 58  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On this day in history republican convention (Miami Beach, Fla) renominates VP Agnew but not unanimous-1 vote went to NBC newsman David Brinkley)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  Balis Dvarionas, composer, dies at 68 on August - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On this day in history intelsat communications satellite launched  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  On August - 23 hank Patterson, actor (Fred Ziffel-Green Acres), dies at 87  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  The first man-powered flight of a mile (Bryan Allen in Gossamer Condor) on August - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  Sebastian Cabot, actor (Giles French-Family Affair), dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  On this day in history bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects in NYC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  Soviet Bolshoi Ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defects to the U.S. during a performance in New York City on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  UN's Vienna office opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  On this day in history mian Mohammad Saeed, cricketer (1st Pakistan capt 1948-49), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 23

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0686  On August - 23 birth of charles Martel, grandfather of Charlemagne (d. 741)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1486  Siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1524  Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat (Anti-Tribonien) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1593  Fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Pianto d'Italia) was born on August - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1623  Stanisław Lubieniecki, Polish astronomer (d. 1675) was born on August - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1724  Abraham Yates, American Continental Congressman (d. 1796) was born on August - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1727  Friedrich Hartmann Graf, composer was born on August - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1740  On this day in history birth of ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In August - 23

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0093  Death of Gnaeus Julius Agricola, Roman Governor of Britain (b. 40) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0634  On this day in history aboe Bekr Abd Allah, [al-Siddik], friend/successor of Mohammed, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1106  Death of Magnus, Duke of Saxony on August - 23.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1176  Death of Emperor Rokujo of Japan (b. 1164) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1305  Death of William Wallace, Scottish patriot, hanged, disemboweled & beheaded on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1328  On this day in history nicolaas Zannekin, leader of rebel Flemish farmers, dies in battle  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1387  On August - 23 death of king Olav IV of Norway (b. 1370)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1507  On August - 23 jean Molinet, Burgundy historian (Chroniques), dies at about 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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