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 This day in History - August 23
405 Historic Events for August 23
1953

KBAK TV channel 29 in Bakersfield, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event
1954

President Get£lio Vargas of Brazil resigns temporarily

Event
1955

Betty Jameson wins LPGA White Mountain Golf Open

Event
1956

... Kennedy, daughter of future Pres Kennedy, dies same day

Death
1956

David A Wolf, Indianapolis Ind, MD/astronaut (STS 58, sk: 89/91)

Birth
1956

? Kennedy, daughter of future Pres Kennedy, dies same day

Birth
1957

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1958

China PR resumes fire on Quemoi and Matsoe

Event
1958

Marie Ashton completes playing piano a female record 133 hours

Event
1958

Martin du Gard, writer, dies

Death
1959

Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Spokane Golf Open

Event
1960

Helen Rees, director (Design Museum)

Birth
1960

World's largest frog (3.3 kg) caught (Equatorial Guinea)

Event
1960

Oscar Hammerstein II, Broadway librettist, dies at 65

Death
1961

Julio Franco, Sp de Macrois Dom Rep, infielder (Cleveland Indians)

Birth
1961

Bobby Gubby, rocker

Birth
1961

East Germany imposed new curbs on travel between West and East Berlin

Event
1961

US lunar probe Ranger 1 reaches 190 km from Earth, falls back

Event
1961

Belgium sends troops to Rwanda-Urundi

Event
1962

Irving Fine, composer (Toccata), dies at 47

Death
1962

Hoot Gibson, silent screen cowboy actor (Last Outlaw), dies at 70

Death
1962

1st Europe-US live TV program (via Telstar)

Event
1962

John Lennon weds Cynthia Powell

Event
1962

Glenn Healy, Pickering, NHL goalie (NY Rangers)

Birth
1962

Kyle Clifton, NFL linebacker (NY Jets)

Birth