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 This day in History - August 23
405 Historic Events for August 23
1949

John Bauldie, music journalist/dylanologist

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1949

Pieter J Biesheuvel, lawyer/Dutch MP (CDA)

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1949

Rick Springfield, Australia, (General Hospital, Jessie's Girl)

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1949

Geoff Capes, shot putter

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1949

Shelley Long, Fort Wayne Indiana, actress (Diane-Cheers, Money Pit)

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1949

Woody Paul, [Paul Chrisman], Nashville, singer (Riders in the Sky)

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1949

Christopher Blake, actor (Alexa)

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1950

West Germany and Japan readmitted to Intl Amateur Athletic Federation

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1950

Jack Holden wins marathon (2:32:12)

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1951

Jimi Jamison, rocker (Survivor)

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1951

Mark Hudson, Portland Ore, comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show)

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1951

Queen Noor, of Jordan

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1951

Barbra Mizrahie, LPGA golfer

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1952

Giants Bob Elliot is ejected for arguing a strike, Bobby Hoffman complete his at bat, he strikes out and is also ejected for arguing

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1952

Mac Cone, Memphis Tenn, Canadian equestrian jumper (Olympics-96)

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1952

Dalton Reed, singer

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1952

Arab League security pact goes into effect

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1952

Cathy St George, Norfolk Va, playmate (Aug, 1982)

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1953

Braves Phil Paine is 1st former major leaguer to play in Japan

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1953

Cyclist Arie Van Vliet becomes world champion sprinter

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1953

Dutch DC-6 crashes near Ymuiden in North Sea, 21 die

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1953

Phil Grate sets record for throwing a baseball (443'3«")

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1953

USSR performs nuclear test

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1953

Klaus-Dietrich Flade, German FR, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-14)

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1953

Bobby Gubby, rocker (Bucks Fizz-My Camera Never Lies)

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