Historical Events for 23rd July 2022

1764 – James Otis publishes views on taxation without representation
1851 – Treaty of Traverse des Sioux signed by Sioux Indians and US
1964 – Egyptian munition ship “Star of Alexandria” explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage
1968 – Fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt
1978 – MLB Philadelphia Phillies Steve Carlton becomes 78th MLB pitcher to win 200
1978 – Franklin Bradshaw is murdered in Salt Lake City by his grandson Marc Schreuder at the instigation of his mother Frances Schreuder
1981 – 14th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel
1989 – FOX-TV tops ABC, NBC and CBS for 1st time (America’s Most Wanted)
2019 – BHP becomes the first mining company to tackle pollution, says it will invest $400 million to reduce emissions
2020 – China launches its first mission to Mars, Tianwen-1, a combined orbiter, lander and rover, from Wenchang Launch Site, Hainan Island

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