What Happened on June 23, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Marcel Louette seeks opposition group "White Brigade" on Antwerp
  • RAF bombs Schiphol, Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Faith, English singer and actor (d. 2003)
  • Derry Irvine [Alexander Andrew Mackay Irvine], Scottish politician (Labour Party) and Lord Chanceller of UK (1997-2003), born in Inverness, Scotland
  • Diana Trask, Australia, singer (Sing Along With Mitch)
  • Mike Shrimpton, cricketer (occasional NZ Test batsman 1963-74)
  • Simon Hobday, South African PGA golfer (1994 US Senior Open), born in Mafikeng, South Africa (d. 2017)
  • Stuart Sutcliffe, rocker (Beatles), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Wilma Rudolph, St Bethlehem Tenn, runner (Olympic-3 gold-1960)