Historical Events In July - 23
Thursday, 21 September 2023
1936 Anthony M Kennedy, Sacramento CA, Supreme Court Justice on July - 23.
1937 Isolation of pituitary hormone announced (Yale University) on this day in history.
1938 On July - 23 c Jackson discovers asteroid #1468 Zomba
1938 On July - 23 bradman scores 103 in 178 mins on a Headingley sticky, 3rd Test
1940 On July - 23 "Blitz" begins, all-night raid on London
1940 On this day in history "Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins
1942 German troops conquer Rostow on July - 23.
1942 On this day in history andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56
1943 Battle of Koersk, USSR ends in Nazi defeat (6,000 tanks) on July - 23.
1943 On this day in history emanuel Querido, publisher (Sobibor), dies
1944 US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II on July - 23.
1944 Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader on July - 23.
1944 On July - 23 bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp
1945 On July - 23 marshal Henri PÃ©tain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial
1946 Menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel on July - 23.
1946 James Maxton, politician, dies on July - 23.
1947 First Navy all jet squadron (VF-17A) receives its first aircraft (FH) on this day in history.
1947 On this day in history the first US Navy air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI
1947 1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI on this day in history.
1948 Progressive party convention nominates Henry Wallace for President on this day in history.
1948 USS Putnum (DD-757) evacuates U.N. team from Haifa, Israel and becomes first U.S. Navy ship to fly the U.N. flag on July - 23.
1948 D[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies on this day in history.
1949 Test Cricket debut of Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days on July - 23.
1950 On July - 23 uSS Boxer sets record crossing of Pacific to bring aircraft, troops, and supplies to Korea at start of the Conflict
1951 On this day in history henri Philippe PÃ©tain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime), dies
1952 On July - 23 general Neguib seizes power, Monarchy overthrown in Egypt (Natl Day)
1952 On July - 23 military stage a coup in Egypt, forcing King Farouk to abdicate
1955 On this day in history nY Yankees Bob Cerv & E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs
1955 On this day in history betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Un soir de joie), dies at 55
1956 Bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph on this day in history.
1957 On July - 23 g Tomasi di Lampedusa, writer, dies at 61
1958 The first 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords on this day in history.
1958 On July - 23 uSS Nautilus (SSN-571) departs Pearl Harbor for first submerged transit of North Pole.
1958 On this day in history 1st 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords