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 This day in History - June 23
370 Historic Events for June 23
1947

Truman's veto of Taft-Hartley Act overridden by congress

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1947

Bryan Brown, Sydney, actor (F/X, Gorillas in the Mist, Kim, Tai-Pan)

Birth
1947

Compton and Bill Edrich make 370 stand for 3rd wkt v S Africa

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1948

Clarence Thomas, Savannah Ga, 108th US Supreme Court Justice (1991- )

Birth
1948

Nigel Osborne, composer

Birth
1948

Myles Goodwyn, Montreal, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine)

Birth
1949

1st 12 women graduate from Harvard Medical School

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1949

Dutch Constellation plunge at Bari in sea, 33 die

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1950

Sally Geeson, Sussex England, actress (Bless This House)

Birth
1950

Indians' Luke Easter hits longest ball in Cleveland Stadium history, 477 feet, into upper deck, Section 4

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1950

Yanks and Tigers hit record 11 HRs, Tigers win 10-9

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1950

Swiss parliament refuses voting right for women

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1951

British diplomats Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean flee to USSR

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1951

Armin Knab, German composer (Wunderhorn), dies at 70

Death
1951

Most expensive US hailstorm ($1.5M crop damage and $14M property-Kansas)

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1952

US airplanes bomb energy centers at Yalu Korea

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1953

Filbert Bayi, Karatu Tanzania, 3k steeplechase (Olympic-silver-1980)

Birth
1953

Patty Berg wins LPGA All-American Women Golf Tournament

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1953

Roberta Leighton, Minneapolis Mn, actress (Ginger-Days of Our Lives)

Birth
1954

122øF (50øC), Overton, Nevada (state record until June 29, 1994)

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1955

Walt Disney's "Lady and the Tramp" released

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1955

Debbie Boostrom, Peoria ILL, playmate (Aug, 1981)

Birth
1956

"Jimmy Durante Show," last airs on NBC-TV

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1956

Reyngol'd Moritsevich Glier, composer, dies at 81

Death
1956

"Transfusion" by Nervous Norvous peaks at #8

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