June 23

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July 5, 2022

June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years). There are 191 days left in the year.

Name day

Elfrid, Eldrid. The name day is after Ethelreda (Audrey, Edelrida) queen of Northumbria England died 679, founded the double monastery on the island of Ely Island in 672, cf. March 10.

History

1758 - Seven Years' War: At the Battle of Krefeld, Prussia defeats France 1760 - Seven Years' War: At the Battle of Landshut, Prussia is defeated by Austria. 1915 - The Italian front during World War I is opened by an Italian offensive against Isonzo. 2006 - Swedish cameraman Martin Adler is shot and killed during a report of a demonstration in Mogadishu. 2016 - Referendum in the UK on continued EU membership.

Norsk historie

1941 - About 60 Jews are arrested in Oslo. 1945 - The first issue of VG comes out. 1991 - King Harald V and Queen Sonja are signed in Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim. 1998 - Norway beats Brazil 2-1 in the World Cup in France, and moves on from the group stage. Goal scorers are Tore André Flo and Kjetil Rekdal. 2000 - The Frøya tunnel, an underwater tunnel between the islands of Hitra and Frøya, was opened. 2000 - Entra property was established.

Births

See more who were born June 23 in Category: Births June 23. 47 BC - Caesarion, Pharaoh of Egypt (d. 30 BC) 1836 - Annie Louise Coghill, British teacher and hymn writer (d. 1907) 1912 - Alan Turing, British computer scientist (d. 1954) 1919 - Mohamed Boudiaf, Algerian politician (d. 1992) 1921 - Paul Findley, American politician (d. 2019) 1923 - George Russell, American jazz musician (d. 2009) 1927 - Bob Fosse, American director (d. 1987) 1928 - Klaus von Dohnanyi, German politician 1929 - June Carter Cash, American musician (d. 2003) 1930 - Annasif Døhlen, Norwegian sculptor (d. 2021) 1931 - Ola Ullsten, Swedish Prime Minister (d. 2018) 1937 - Martti Ahtisaari, President of Finland 1938 - Unn Aarrestad, Norwegian politician 1940 - Stuart Sutcliffe, British painter and bassist in The Beatles from 1959 to 1961 (d. 1962) 1940 - Wilma Rudolph, American athlete (d. 1994) 1941 - Thor Otto Steen, Norwegian local politician 1943 - Wenche Blomberg, Norwegian author 1943 - Vinton G. Cerf, American researcher 1945 - Kim Småge, Norwegian author 1945 - John Garang, Sudanese Vice President and Rebel Leader (d. 2005) 1946 - Trygve Tamburstuen, Norwegian business leader, politician and leader of the Norwegian Athletics Association 1951 - Borghild Tenden, Norwegian politician 1953 - Nicola Calipari, Italian agent (d. 2005) 1953 - Eva Bratholm, Norwegian journalist and information manager 1954 - Herman Willis, Norwegian author 1956 - Randy Jackson, American musician and record producer 1957 - Frances McDormand, American actor 1963 - Atle Hamar, Norwegian politician 1963 - Colin Montgomerie, British golfer 1967 - Boris Aljinovic, German actor 1967 - Jenista Mhagama, Tanzanian politician 1972 - Zinedine Zidane, French footballer 1975 - David Howell, British golfer 1975 - Chris Witty, American skater and cyclist 1976 - Patrick Vieira, French footballer 1978 - Memphis Bleek, American rapper 1980 - Daniel Örlund, Swedish football player 1982 - Einar Tørnquist, Norwegian drummer 1987 - Truls Jevne Hagen, Norwegian football player 1988 - Isabell Herlovsen, Norwegian football player

Deaths

See more who died June 23 in Category: Deaths June 23. 1890 - Christian Zeuthen, Danish painter (b. 1812) 1891 - Wilhelm Eduard Weber, German physicist (b. 1804) 1895 - Rudolf von Roth, German indologist and philologist (b. 1895) 1986 - Kåre Siem, Norwegian musician and author (b. 1914) 1996 - Andreas Georgios Papandreou, Greek politician (b. 1919) 2000 - Jim Roper, American NASCAR driver (b. 1916) 2004 - Tor Aspengren, Norwegian trade union leader (b. 1917) 2005 - Hanna Kvanmo, Norwegian politician (b. 1926) 2006 - Martin Adler, Swedish journalist (b. 1958) 2006 - Aaron Spelling, American