Historical Events for 23rd July 2019

1215 – Frederick II crowned King of the Romans (King of the Germans) in Aachen
1540 – Turkey recognizes Janos Sigismund Zapolyai as vassal king of Hungary
1803 – Robert Emmett leads rebellion in Dublin
1947 – 1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, Rhode Island
1960 – US Open Women’s Golf, Worcester CC: Betsy Rawls wins her 4th Open title, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Joyce Ziske
1967 – 54th Tour de France won by Roger Pingeon of France
1976 – Wings release “Let ’em In”
1982 – FCC approves AM stereo radio, KTSA San Antonio goes stereo
2008 – Cape Verde joins the World Trade Organization, becoming its 153rd member.
2018 – First graphic novel to be nominated for a major literary prize is “Sabrina” by Nick Drnaso for Booker long list

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