Historical Events In July - 23
Monday, 20 March 2023
1959 On this day in history vP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR
1960 On July - 23 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1961 On this day in history betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
1961 Esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75 on July - 23.
1964 On July - 23 egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage
1964 On July - 23 jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74
1965 On July - 23 beatles "Help" is released in the UK
1966 Cavern Club in Liverpool reopens on this day in history.
1966 Napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!" on this day in history.
1966 On this day in history donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60
1967 On July - 23 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires)
1967 On this day in history pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons
1967 On July - 23 race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit
1968 On July - 23 fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt
1968 PLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane on July - 23.
1968 Race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed on July - 23.
1968 Don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets) on this day in history.
1969 Deli Floyd, writer, dies on this day in history.
1971 On July - 23 van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60
1972 On this day in history eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France
1972 On July - 23 the first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched
1973 Ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die on this day in history.
1973 Eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1974 On July - 23 greek military dictatorship collapses
1974 On this day in history mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90
1976 Wings release "Let 'em In" on this day in history.
1976 On July - 23 wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64
1977 Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges on July - 23.
1977 On this day in history rené de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79
1978 Israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas on this day in history.
1979 E Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops on July - 23.
1979 Keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31 on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya
1980 On July - 23 river of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter
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