Historical Events In December - 23
Thursday, 15 April 2021
1919 On this day in history 1st hospital ship built to move wounded naval personnel launched
1920 On this day in history ireland divided into 2 parts, each with its own parliament
1921 On December - 23 visva-Bharati University is inaugurated.
1921 On December - 23 gerald S O'Loughlin, NYC, actor (Storefront Lawyer, Rookies, Wheels)
1922 BBC Radio began daily newscasts on this day in history.
1922 Ian Powell Bancroft, civil servant on this day in history.
1923 On December - 23 yankees pitcher Carl Mays sold to Reds for $85,000
1923 Bob Barker, Darrington Wash, TV host (Price is Right) on December - 23.
1925 Sultan Ibn Saud of Nedzjed conquers Djeddah on this day in history.
1925 On this day in history a S C Wallis, [Adele von Antal-Opzoomer], writer (Vorstengunst), dies
1926 On December - 23 kEX-AM in Portland OR begins radio transmissions
1928 On December - 23 nBC sets up a permanent, coast-to-coast network
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 December - 23.
1930 Bette Davis arrives in Hollywood under contract to Universal Studios on this day in history.
1930 Johannes H Been, Brielle archivist, dies at 71 on December - 23.
1933 Howie Morenz takes over NHL career goal lead at 251 on this day in history.
1936 On December - 23 colombia becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
1937 On this day in history first flight of the Vickers Wellington bomber.
1938 Margaret Hamilton's costume catches fire in filming of "Wizard of Oz" on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history robert Herrick, US writer (Chimes), dies at 70
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 December - 23 american forces on Wake Island surrender to Japanese
1942 On December - 23 allies air attack on Den Helder
1943 First telecast of a complete opera (Hansel and Gretel), Schenectady NY on this day in history.
1943 1st telecast of a complete opera (Hansel & Gretel), Schenectady, NY on December - 23.
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 December - 23.
1945 On December - 23 frederick Astons "Cinderella" premieres in London
1945 On December - 23 mogens Klitgaard, Danish author (Brunkul), dies at 39
1946 Belgian Council of State forms on this day in history.