Historical Events In December - 23
Monday, 03 August 2020
1919 On December - 23 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 Visva-Bharati University is inaugurated on this day in history.
1921 On December - 23 gerald S O'Loughlin, NYC, actor (Storefront Lawyer, Rookies, Wheels)
1922 On this day in history bBC Radio began daily newscasts
1922 On this day in history ian Powell Bancroft, civil servant
1923 On December - 23 yankees pitcher Carl Mays sold to Reds for $85,000
1923 On this day in history bob Barker, Darrington Wash, TV host (Price is Right)
1925 Sultan Ibn Saud of Nedzjed conquers Djeddah on December - 23.
1925 A S C Wallis, [Adele von Antal-Opzoomer], writer (Vorstengunst), dies on December - 23.
1926 KEX-AM in Portland OR begins radio transmissions on this day in history.
1928 On December - 23 nBC sets up a permanent, coast-to-coast network
1928 NBC sets up a permanent, coast-to-coast radio network on this day in history.
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 Johannes H Been, Brielle archivist, dies at 71 on December - 23.
1933 On this day in history howie Morenz takes over NHL career goal lead at 251
1936 Colombia becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty on December - 23.
1937 On this day in history first flight of the Vickers Wellington bomber.
1938 On this day in history margaret Hamilton's costume catches fire in filming of "Wizard of Oz"
1938 On December - 23 robert Herrick, US writer (Chimes), dies at 70
1939 On December - 23 finnish counter offensive at Summa
1939 Anthony H G Fokker, Dutch airplane builder (Spider), dies at 49 on this day in history.
1940 John Van Druten's "Old Acquaintance," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1941 American forces on Wake Island surrender to Japanese on December - 23.
1942 On December - 23 allies air attack on Den Helder
1943 First telecast of a complete opera (Hansel and Gretel), Schenectady NY on December - 23.
1943 1st telecast of a complete opera (Hansel & Gretel), Schenectady, NY on December - 23.
1943 On December - 23 theo[dorus J] Thijssen, Dutch writer (Kees de Jongen), dies at 64
1944 On December - 23 hMCS Clayoquot (Minesweeper) torpedoed off Halifax
1944 On December - 23 beginning of harsh winter
1945 Frederick Astons "Cinderella" premieres in London on December - 23.
1945 Mogens Klitgaard, Danish author (Brunkul), dies at 39 on this day in history.
1946 On this day in history belgian Council of State forms