Historical Events In June - 23
Wednesday, 04 October 2023
1956 Reyngol'd Moritsevich Glier, composer, dies at 81 on June - 23.
1957 S B Nicholson discovers asteroid #1647 Menelaus on June - 23.
1957 On June - 23 louis Fornberg, writer, dies at 48
1958 On June - 23 dutch Reformed Church accepts women ministers
1958 Edvard Armas Jarnefeldt, composer, dies at 88 on June - 23.
1959 On this day in history convicted Manhattan Project spy Klaus Fuchs is released after only nine years in prison and allowed to emigrate to Dresden, East Germany (where he resumed a scientific career).
1959 On this day in history jean Gallon, composer, dies at 80
1960 "Pat Boone Show," last airs on ABC-TV on June - 23.
1961 USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,830 m on June - 23.
1961 Antarctic Treaty goes into effect on June - 23.
1961 Franz de Backer, Flemish writer (Rubens' Daughter), dies at 70 on June - 23.
1962 On June - 23 "Subways Are after Sleeping" closes at St James NYC after 205 perfs
1965 Mary Boland, actress (Boy Trouble, New Moon), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1967 LBJ &Alexei Kosygin hold first of 2 summit meetings in Glassboro, NJ on this day in history.
1967 On June - 23 uS Senate censures Thomas J Dodd (D-Ct) for misusing campaign funds
1969 On this day in history joe Frazier beats Jerry Quarry for the heavyweight boxing title
1969 On this day in history warren E Burger sworn in as Supreme Court Chief Justice
1969 On this day in history stanley Andrews, actor (Old Ranger-Death Valley Days), dies at 78
1970 On this day in history rocker Chubby Checker arrest for marijuana pocession
1971 George Blagoi, entertainer, dies on this day in history.
1972 HS-2, HS-15, HS-74 and HS-75 came to the aid of flood stricken residents in the Wilkes-Barre, Scranton and Pottstown areas of Pennsylvania on June - 23.
1972 On this day in history hurricane Agnes is costliest natural disaster in American history
1972 On June - 23 nixon &Haldeman agree to use CIA to cover up Watergate
1972 Pres Nixon signs act barring sex discrimination in college sports on June - 23.
1972 Elton Britt, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree), dies at 54 on June - 23.
1973 On June - 23 the Pope opens the vatican gallery of modern art
1973 Fay Holden, actress (Mother-Andy Hardy films), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1975 On this day in history rocker Alice Cooper falls of stage in Vancouver, breaks 6 ribs
1975 William Hansen, actor (Homebodies), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1976 CCN Tower in Toronto, tallest free-standing structure (555 m) opens on June - 23.
1979 The Charlie Daniels Band releases "Devil Went Down to Georgia" on June - 23.
1979 On June - 23 the rock group, the Knack releases "My Sharona"
1980 John Laurie, actor (39 Steps, Jericho, Kidnapped), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history amanda Maccaro becomes first American to win Russian Ballet Competition