On This Day

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, English rock saxophone and oboe player (Roxy Music), born in London
  • Keith Ferguson, American blues musician (Fabulous Thunderbirds), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1997)

Famous Deaths

  • James Maxton, politician, dies