Historical Events In June - 23
Friday, 28 February 2020
1956 Reyngol'd Moritsevich Glier, composer, dies at 81 on June - 23.
1957 S B Nicholson discovers asteroid #1647 Menelaus on this day in history.
1957 Louis Fornberg, writer, dies at 48 on June - 23.
1958 On June - 23 dutch Reformed Church accepts women ministers
1958 On this day in history edvard Armas Jarnefeldt, composer, dies at 88
1959 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) on this day in history.
1959 Jean Gallon, composer, dies at 80 on June - 23.
1960 On June - 23 "Pat Boone Show," last airs on ABC-TV
1961 USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,830 m on this day in history.
1961 On June - 23 antarctic Treaty goes into effect
1961 Franz de Backer, Flemish writer (Rubens' Daughter), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1962 "Subways Are after Sleeping" closes at St James NYC after 205 perfs on June - 23.
1965 Mary Boland, actress (Boy Trouble, New Moon), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1967 On this day in history lBJ &Alexei Kosygin hold first of 2 summit meetings in Glassboro, NJ
1967 US Senate censures Thomas J Dodd (D-Ct) for misusing campaign funds on June - 23.
1969 On June - 23 joe Frazier beats Jerry Quarry for the heavyweight boxing title
1969 Warren E Burger sworn in as Supreme Court Chief Justice on this day in history.
1969 Stanley Andrews, actor (Old Ranger-Death Valley Days), dies at 78 on June - 23.
1970 Rocker Chubby Checker arrest for marijuana pocession on this day in history.
1971 George Blagoi, entertainer, dies on this day in history.
1972 On June - 23 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
1972 On June - 23 hurricane Agnes is costliest natural disaster in American history
1972 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1973 On this day in history the Pope opens the vatican gallery of modern art
1973 On this day in history fay Holden, actress (Mother-Andy Hardy films), dies at 77
1975 On June - 23 rocker Alice Cooper falls of stage in Vancouver, breaks 6 ribs
1975 On this day in history william Hansen, actor (Homebodies), dies at 64
1976 CCN Tower in Toronto, tallest free-standing structure (555 m) opens on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history the Charlie Daniels Band releases "Devil Went Down to Georgia"
1979 On this day in history the rock group, the Knack releases "My Sharona"
1980 On June - 23 john Laurie, actor (39 Steps, Jericho, Kidnapped), dies at 83
1981 Amanda Maccaro becomes first American to win Russian Ballet Competition on June - 23.