Today in History
What happened on the 23rd of July in history?
Napoleon captures Alexandria Egypt.
Robert Emmett's insurrection in Dublin.
1st interment in US National Cemetary at Presidio
Cincinatti Baseball club (The Reds) established
1st telephone & telegraph line in Hawaii is completed
Ice cream cone invented
Isolation of pituitary hormone announced
US forces invaded japanese-held Tinian in WWII
1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets Quonset Point RI
Monarchy overthrown in Egypt (National Day).
PLO's 1st hijacking of an EL AL plane
ERTS 1 (Earth Resources Technology Satellite) later called LANDSAT - launched to start its multi-spectral scans of Earth
Soyuz 37 ferries 2 cosmonauts (1 Vietnamese) to Salyut 6.