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 This day in History - December 23
368 Historic Events for December 23
1943

Gen Montgomery told he is appointed commandant for D-day

Event
1943

Stephen Wallace, director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride)

Birth
1943

Silvia Sommerlath, German wife of King Carl XVI of Sweden (1973- )

Birth
1943

Theo[dorus J] Thijssen, Dutch writer (Kees de Jongen), dies at 64

Death
1943

Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor/director (One Evening at Eva)

Birth
1944

Beginning of harsh winter

Event
1944

U C Joshi, cricketer (Sussex off-spinner 1970-74 from India)

Birth
1944

Ennes Heerma, Dutch minister of Housing (CDA)

Birth
1944

Hans Tentije, [Johann Kr„mer], Dutch poet (Nachtwit)

Birth
1944

D J D Dees, pharmacist/Dutch minister of WVC (VVD)

Birth
1945

Mogens Klitgaard, Danish author (Brunkul), dies at 39

Death
1945

Pope Pius XII encyclical Orientals omnes, about Rutheense church

Event
1945

Ronald Bushy, rocker (Iron Butterfly-Ina gada davida)

Birth
1945

Richard C Wohlhuter, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1976)

Birth
1945

Georges Aperghis, composer

Birth
1945

Frederick Astons "Cinderella" premieres in London

Event
1946

Tony Craig, [Kulasa], Pittsburgh PA, actor (That Boy Next Door)

Birth
1946

U of Tenn refuses to play Duquesne U, because they may use a black player in their basketball game

Event
1946

Belgian Council of State forms

Event
1946

Highest ridership in NYC subway history (8.8 million passengers)

Event
1947

Bill Rodgers, marathon runner (Boston, NY)

Birth
1947

Transistor invented by Bardeen, Brattain and Shockley in Bell Labs

Event
1948

Jack Ham, NFL linebacker (Steelers)

Birth
1948

Susan Lucci, Scarsdale NY, actress (All My Children, Mafia Princess)

Birth
1948

Hideki Tojo, Japan PM (1941-44) and 6 Japs, hanged for war crimes at 64

Death