Historical Events In January - 23
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1923 Taxi strike in Amsterdam begins (through March 9th) on January - 23.
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 On January - 23 frank R Lautenberg, (Sen-D-NJ, 1983- )
1925 On January - 23 marty Paich, Oakland Calif, orch leader (Sonny & Cher, Glenn Campbell)
1926 Eugene O'Neill's "Great God Brown," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1926 Desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1928 The birth of Jeanne Moreau, French actress on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history "Abenteuer of brave Soldier Schwejk" premieres in Berlin
1928 On January - 23 eugene Monti, Italy, bobsledder (Olympic-2 golds-1968)
1929 Ian Thomson, cricketer (England seam bowler v South Africa 1964-65) on this day in history.
1930 On January - 23 clyde Tombaugh photographs planet Pluto
1930 George Washington Birthplace National Monument VA established on this day in history.
1930 Derek Walcott, St Lucia, poet/writer (Omeros, Nobel 1992) on this day in history.
1931 On January - 23 anna Pavlova, Russian ballerina (Diaghilew, Dying Swan), dies
1932 On this day in history 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 20th amendment changes date of Presidential Inaugurations to 1/20 on this day in history.
1935 On this day in history 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 Karl Radek &16 others go on trial in Stalin's great purge on this day in history.
1937 On January - 23 karl Radek & 16 others go on trial in Stalin's great purge
1939 Matthias Sindelar, Austria soccer star, commits suicide on January - 23.
1940 Pianist Ignaz Paderewski becomes premier of Polish government in exile on January - 23.
1940 Pianist Ignaz Paderewski becomes premier of Polish govt in exile on January - 23.
1941 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 on this day in history.
1941 Ground breaking for NACA (now NASA) Lewis Research Center on this day in history.
1941 Dobri Khristov, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1942 Japanese capture Rabaul, New Guinea on January - 23.
1942 Japanese troops occupy Rabaul New Britain on January - 23.
1942 Tank battle at Adzjedabia, African corps vs British army on this day in history.