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 This day in History - January 23
412 Historic Events for January 23
1930

William Reid Pogue, Okemah Okla, Colonel USAF/astronaut (Skylab 4)

Birth
1930

Ken Errair, rocker (Four Freshmen)

Birth
1930

Clyde Tombaugh photographs planet Pluto

Event
1930

George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Va established

Event
1931

Anna Pavlova, Russian ballerina (Diaghilew, Dying Swan), dies

Death
1932

El Salvador army kills 4,000 protesting farmers

Event
1932

Bud Shuster, (Rep-R-PA, 1973- )

Birth
1933

20th amendment changes date of presidential inaugurations to 1/20

Event
1933

Arlene Golonka, Chicago Ill, actress (Millie-Mayberry RFD)

Birth
1933

Chita Rivera, Wash DC, actress (West Side Story, Sweet Charity)

Birth
1933

Joel Spiegelman, composer

Birth
1934

Lou Antonio, Okla City, actor (Barney-Snoop Sisters, Makin' It)

Birth
1936

Dame Clara Butt, alto singer (Country of Hope and Glory), dies at 62

Death
1936

Jerry Kramer, Green Bay Packer, author (Instant Replay)

Birth
1936

Catholic People's Party (KVP) of Cura‡ao forms

Event
1937

Karl Radek and 16 others go on trial in Stalin's great purge

Event
1938

Anatoly Marchenko, Siberia, Soviet dissident

Birth
1939

Ernst Blaá, writer, dies

Death
1939

Matthias Sindelar, Austria soccer star, commits suicide

Death
1940

Johnny Russell, country singer

Birth
1940

Pianist Ignaz Paderewski becomes premier of Polish govt in exile

Event
1941

Dobri Khristov, composer, dies at 65

Death
1941

Ground breaking for NACA (now NASA) Lewis Research Center

Event
1941

WOR-AM in Newark NJ moves to NYC

Event
1942

Tank battle at Adzjedabia, African corps vs British army

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