Historical Events In January - 23
Friday, 07 August 2020
1956 On January - 23 alexander Korda, English movie producer (Henry VIII), dies at 62
1957 The birth of Princess Caroline of Monaco on January - 23.
1957 On January - 23 willie Edwards, US black, murdered by KKK at 25
1958 On January - 23 dictator Marcos Pérez Jiménez flees Venezuela, Larrazábal takes power
1958 Hanif Mohammad completes 337 in 970 minutes vs West Indies on this day in history.
1958 On this day in history "Body Beautiful" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 60 performances
1960 Piccard &Walsh in bathyscaph "Trieste" reach 10,900 meters in Mariana Trench on January - 23.
1961 Supreme Court rules cities &states have right to censor films on January - 23.
1961 Venezuela adopts constitution on this day in history.
1962 British spy Kim Philby defects to USSR on this day in history.
1962 Libya, Morocco, Algeria &Tunisia plan to form United Arab Maghreb on January - 23.
1963 Kim Philby, the british/russian double agent, defects to Russia on this day in history.
1964 24th Amendment ratified, barring poll tax in federal elections on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history arthur Miller's "After the Fall," premieres in New York City NY
1964 On January - 23 louis Horst, composer, dies at 80
1968 Spy ship USS Pueblo &83-man crew seized in Sea of Japan by N Korea on this day in history.
1968 The North Korean Navy seizes the U.S. Navy ship Pueblo, detaining its crew on suspicion of espionage on this day in history.
1968 The USS Pueblo was seized in the Sea of Japan by North Korea, which claimed the ship was on a spy mission. The crew was held for 11 months before being released on Dec. 22, 1968 on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history cream releases their last album "Goodbye"
1969 Jaroslav Kricka, composer, dies at 86 on January - 23.
1970 On this day in history australia's first amateur radio satellite (Oscar 5) launched (California)
1970 Dolle Mina burns her bra in Amsterdam on January - 23.
1970 On January - 23 uS launches 2nd generation weather satellite, ITOS 1
1970 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1971 On January - 23 -80ºF (-62ºC), Prospect Creek Camp AK (US record)
1971 On January - 23 the temperature at Prospect Creek, Alaska, dropped to 80 degrees below zero, the lowest temperature ever recorded in the United States.
1972 Bootlegger sells wood alcohol to wedding party-100 die-New Delhi on this day in history.
1972 On January - 23 entire population of Istanbul under 24 hour house arrest
1973 Helgafell, island of Heimaey Iceland erupts for first time in 7,000 years on this day in history.
1973 Jordan Air crash at Kano, Nigeria kills 176 Moslem pilgrims on January - 23.
1973 On this day in history neil Young interrupts his concert to read a message handed to him, announcing the signing of the Vietnam peace accord. "Peace has come," he says; after ten minutes of audience celebration, he launches into his single, Southern Man
1973 On this day in history president Nixon announced that U.S. troops would cease fighting in Vietnam at midnight Jan. 27.
1973 On January - 23 u.S. President Richard Nixon announces the end of U.S. involvement in Vietnam.
1974 On this day in history the first edition of women's magazine "Story"