Historical Events In January - 23
Monday, 03 August 2020
1923 On January - 23 taxi strike in Amsterdam begins (through March 9th)
1923 On January - 23 florence Halop, Queens, actress (Florence-Night Court, St Elsewhere)
1924 On January - 23 ramsey MacDonald forms first Labour government in Britain
1924 On this day in history ramsey MacDonald forms 1st Labour govt in Britain
1924 Frank R Lautenberg, (Sen-D-NJ, 1983- ) on this day in history.
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 this day in history desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74
1928 The birth of Jeanne Moreau, French actress on January - 23.
1928 "Abenteuer of brave Soldier Schwejk" premieres in Berlin on January - 23.
1928 Eugene Monti, Italy, bobsledder (Olympic-2 golds-1968) on this day in history.
1929 Ian Thomson, cricketer (England seam bowler v South Africa 1964-65) on January - 23.
1930 Clyde Tombaugh photographs planet Pluto on this day in history.
1930 On this day in history george Washington Birthplace National Monument VA established
1930 On this day in history derek Walcott, St Lucia, poet/writer (Omeros, Nobel 1992)
1931 Anna Pavlova, Russian ballerina (Diaghilew, Dying Swan), dies on this day in history.
1932 On this day in history el Salvador army kills 4,000 protesting farmers
1932 On this day in history new York Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt announces his candidacy for U.S. President on the Democratic party ticket.
1933 On January - 23 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 Catholic People's Party (KVP) of Curaçao forms on January - 23.
1936 On January - 23 catholic People's Party (KVP) of Curacao forms
1936 On January - 23 dame Clara Butt, alto singer (Country of Hope & Glory), dies at 62
1937 On January - 23 karl Radek &16 others go on trial in Stalin's great purge
1937 On this day in history karl Radek & 16 others go on trial in Stalin's great purge
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 January - 23.
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 Ground breaking for NACA (now NASA) Lewis Research Center on this day in history.
1941 Dobri Khristov, composer, dies at 65 on January - 23.
1942 On January - 23 japanese capture Rabaul, New Guinea
1942 On January - 23 japanese troops occupy Rabaul New Britain
1942 Tank battle at Adzjedabia, African corps vs British army on January - 23.