Hans Remembers- Thursday July 23, 1970- 50 Years Ago.
- A palace coup d’etat- Said bin Taimur, Sultan of Muscat and Oman was deposed by- his son Qaboos bin Said.
- Amadeo Bordiga founder of the Communist Party of Italy and its first leader from 1921-24- died at the age of 81.
- The current Prime Minister of Lithuania Saulius Skvernelis was born this day in Kaunas, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union.
- An aggrieved Northern Irishman angered by the use by the British Army of CS gas, tossed two canisters of the tear gas into the chamber of the British House of Commons while Parliament was in session, disabling the Speaker of the House- Dr. Horace King and forcing MP’s to flee.