Historical Events In January - 23
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
1923 Taxi strike in Amsterdam begins (through March 9th) on this day in history.
1923 Florence Halop, Queens, actress (Florence-Night Court, St Elsewhere) on this day in history.
1924 Ramsey MacDonald forms first Labour government in Britain on this day in history.
1924 Ramsey MacDonald forms 1st Labour govt in Britain on January - 23.
1924 Frank R Lautenberg, (Sen-D-NJ, 1983- ) on January - 23.
1925 On this day in history marty Paich, Oakland Calif, orch leader (Sonny & Cher, Glenn Campbell)
1926 Eugene O'Neill's "Great God Brown," premieres in NYC on January - 23.
1926 On January - 23 desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74
1928 On January - 23 the birth of Jeanne Moreau, French actress
1928 "Abenteuer of brave Soldier Schwejk" premieres in Berlin on this day in history.
1928 On January - 23 eugene Monti, Italy, bobsledder (Olympic-2 golds-1968)
1929 On January - 23 ian Thomson, cricketer (England seam bowler v South Africa 1964-65)
1930 Clyde Tombaugh photographs planet Pluto on this day in history.
1930 On January - 23 george Washington Birthplace National Monument VA established
1930 Derek Walcott, St Lucia, poet/writer (Omeros, Nobel 1992) on January - 23.
1931 On January - 23 anna Pavlova, Russian ballerina (Diaghilew, Dying Swan), dies
1932 On January - 23 el Salvador army kills 4,000 protesting farmers
1932 On January - 23 new York Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt announces his candidacy for U.S. President on the Democratic party ticket.
1933 On this day in history 20th amendment changes date of Presidential Inaugurations to 1/20
1935 On January - 23 iroquois Falls Ontario the thermometer hits -60C, the lowest temperature ever recorded in Ontario.
1936 On January - 23 catholic People's Party (KVP) of Curaçao forms
1936 On this day in history catholic People's Party (KVP) of Curacao forms
1936 Dame Clara Butt, alto singer (Country of Hope & Glory), dies at 62 on January - 23.
1937 On January - 23 karl Radek &16 others go on trial in Stalin's great purge
1937 Karl Radek & 16 others go on trial in Stalin's great purge on this day in history.
1939 Matthias Sindelar, Austria soccer star, commits suicide on this day in history.
1940 On January - 23 pianist Ignaz Paderewski becomes premier of Polish government in exile
1940 Pianist Ignaz Paderewski becomes premier of Polish govt in exile on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history german prisoner of war Franz von Werra escapes from a train and makes it back to Germany, only to die in action a year later; the only German POW to make a successful escape in Canada.
1941 On January - 23 ground breaking for NACA (now NASA) Lewis Research Center
1941 Dobri Khristov, composer, dies at 65 on January - 23.
1942 On this day in history japanese capture Rabaul, New Guinea
1942 Japanese troops occupy Rabaul New Britain on January - 23.
1942 On this day in history tank battle at Adzjedabia, African corps vs British army