What Happened on July 23, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Menachem Begin's Zionist militant group Irgun bombs the King David Hotel, the then British administrative headquarters for Palestine

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
Israeli Prime Minister
Menachem Begin

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy MacKay, rock sax/oboe (Roxy Music-Dance Away), born in London, England
  • Keith Ferguson, blues guy (Fabulous Thunderbirds)

Famous Deaths

  • James Maxton, politician, dies