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 This day in History - July 23
415 Historic Events for July 23
1942

Hitler's Directive #45: order to occupy Stalingrad

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1942

Madeline Bell, US singer (Black Nativity)

Birth
1942

Nikola J Vaptsarov, Bulgaria poet/communist, executed at 32

Death
1943

Tony Joe White, rocker

Birth
1943

Meijer de Hond, [Emanuel Querido], rabbi (Sobibor), dies

Death
1943

US 45th Infantry division occupies north coast of Termini

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1943

Battle of Koersk, USSR ends in Nazi defeat (6,000 tanks)

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1943

Emanuel Querido, publisher (Sobibor), dies

Death
1944

Helmuth J von Moltke, German earl (July 20th plotter), executed

Death
1944

Max HHR Nettlau, Austrian historian (Der Anarchismus), dies at 79

Death
1944

Judith A Bosch, Dutch radio/TV-hostess (Tweekamp, Zeskamp)

Birth
1944

Bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp

Death
1944

Dino Danelli, Jersey City NJ, rock drummer (Fotomaker, Young Rascals)

Birth
1944

Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader

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1944

Conference of Bretton Woods signed; IMF operations begin

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1944

Soviet Army marches into Lublin Poland

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1944

US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian in WW II

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1944

US troops occupy Pisa Italy

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1945

Harold W Hennep, Arubians/Dutch dancer/actor (Plus Echo)

Birth
1945

Marshal Henri P‚tain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial

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1946

Keith Ferguson, blues guy (Fabulous Thunderbirds)

Birth
1946

James Maxton, politician, dies

Death
1946

Menachem Begins opposition group bombs King David Hotel

Event
1946

Andy MacKay, London, rock sax/oboe (Roxy Music-Dance Away)

Birth
1947

David Essex, [Cook], London, rock vocalist/actor (That'll be the Day)

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