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 This day in History - August 23
405 Historic Events for August 23
1922

Brian Young, Chairman (Christian Aid)

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1922

Jack Boddy, British trade union leader

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1923

Wolfgang Sawallisch, Munich Ger, conductor (Vienna Symph 1960-70)

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1923

Richard Adler, composer/songwriter (Damn Yankees, Pajama Game)

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1923

Kenneth Rickards, cricketer (WI batsman two Tests 104 runs)

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1923

Humphrey Fisher, TV producer

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1924

Siti Hartinah Suharto, wife of President Suharto of Indonesia

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1924

Ephraim Kishon, writer

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1924

Edvard Fliflet Braein, composer

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1924

Denis Sargan, econometrician

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1924

Mars' closest approach to Earth since 10th century

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1925

Wlodzimierz Kotonski, composer

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1925

Sulkhan Fyodorovich Tsintsadze, composer

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1926

40th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Elizabeth Ryan (46 64 97)

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1926

Rudolph Valentino, silent movie idol (Sheik), dies in NY at 31

Death
1927

Houari Boum‚dienne, president of Algeria (1965-78)

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1927

John Hoskyns, director-general (Institute of Directors)

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1927

Martial Solal, composer

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1927

Dick Bruna, Dutch illustrator

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1927

Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, executed in Mass

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1928

Gerd Natschinski, composer

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1929

Charles Van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God on Sea), dies

Death
1929

Peter Thompson, golfer

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1929

Arabs attack Jews in Israel

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1930

Vera Miles, [Ralston], Boise City ID, actress (Psycho)

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