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July 23 Historical Events

The following events took place on July 23. The list is arranged in chronological order.

Found 50 events. Showing 1 - 30.

  • 811
    Byzantine emperor Nikephoros I plunders the Bulgarian capital of Pliska and captures khan Krum’s treasury.
  • 1319
    A Knights Hospitaller fleet scores a crushing victory over an Aydinid fleet off Chios.
  • 1632
    Three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe, France.
  • 1677
    Scanian War: Denmark–Norway captures the harbor town of Marstrand from Sweden.
  • 1793
    Kingdom of Prussia re-conquers Mainz from France.
  • 1821
    While the Mora Rebellion continues, Greeks capture Monemvasia Castle. Turkish troops and citizens are transferred to Minor Asia coasts.
  • 1829
    In the United States, William Austin Burt patents the typographer, a precursor to the typewriter.
  • 1840
    The Province of Canada is created by the Act of Union.
  • 1862
    American Civil War: Henry Halleck takes command of the Union Army.
  • 1874
    Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos is appointed the Archbishop of the Portuguese colonial enclave of Goa, India.
  • 1881
    The Boundary Treaty of 1881 between Chile and Argentina is signed in Buenos Aires.
  • 1903
    The Ford Motor Company sells its first car.
  • 1908
    The Second Constitution accepted by the Ottomans.
  • 1914
    Austria-Hungary issues a series of demands in an ultimatum to the Kingdom of Serbia demanding Serbia to allow the Austrians to determine who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Serbia accepts all but one of those demands and Austria declares war on July 28.
  • 1921
    The Communist Party of China (CPC) launched the first time of founding National Congress, Communist party in China are established.
  • 1926
    Fox Film buys the patents of the Movietone sound system for recording sound onto film.
  • 1927
    The first station of the Indian Broadcasting Company goes on the air in Bombay.
  • 1929
    The Fascist government in Italy bans the use of foreign words.
  • 1936
    In Catalonia, Spain, the Unified Socialist Party of Catalonia is founded through the merger of Socialist and Communist parties.
  • 1940
    The United States’ Under Secretary of State Sumner Welles issues a declaration on the U.S. non-recognition policy of the Soviet annexation and incorporation of three Baltic states: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
  • 1942
    The Holocaust: The Treblinka extermination camp is opened.
  • 1942
    World War II: The German offensives Operation Edelweiss and Operation Braunschweig begin.
  • 1942
    Bulgarian poet and Communist leader Nikola Vaptsarov is executed by firing squad.
  • 1943
    The Rayleigh bath chair murder occurred in Rayleigh, Essex, England.
  • 1943
    World War II: The British destroyers HMS Eclipse and HMS Laforey sink the Italian submarine Ascianghi in the Mediterranean after she torpedoes the cruiser HMS Newfoundland.
  • 1945
    The post-war legal processes against Philippe Pétain begin.
  • 1952
    The European Coal and Steel Community is established.
  • 1952
    General Muhammad Naguib leads the Free Officers Movement (formed by Gamal Abdel Nasser, the real power behind the coup) in overthrowing King Farouk of Egypt.
  • 1961
    The Sandinista National Liberation Front is founded in Nicaragua.
  • 1962
    Telstar relays the first publicly transmitted, live trans-Atlantic television program, featuring Walter Cronkite.

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