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Famous Events For October 23

Famous Events For October 23 – Today In History

What Happened on October 23 in World History?

Early Centuries – October 23 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. 4004 BC – As per the theory postulated by Archbishop James Ussher, the earth was formulated in this era
2. 0042 BC – Mark Antony and Octavian put together to defeat the army guided by Brutus in the Roman Republic battles leading to Brutus killing himself
3. October 23, 0425 – Installation of Valentinian III as King of Rome at the age of 6
4. October 23, 0585 – Emperor Guntram of Burgundy convenes an assembly of bishops in the city of Macon (Mastico)
5. October 23, 0787 – Queen Irene, Regent of Byzantine breaks the faith prevalent in Nicaea
6. October 23, 1086 – The defense forces guided by Yusuf ibn Tashfin vanquish the army of Castilian King Alfonso VI at the War of az-Zallaqah
7. October 23, 1091 – Cyclone hits the central parts of London leaves two dead, and destroys London Bridge made by timber
8. October 23, 1157 – The civilian battle in Denmark ended with the termination of the war of Grathe Heath where King Sweyn III was murdered. Valdemar, I rebuild the nation
9. October 23, 1229 – Otto II assumes as Duke of Gelre
10. October 23, 1520 – Installation of Carlos I as Emperor Charles V of Germany
11. October 23, 1588 – the remaining of Medina Sidonia’s flotilla arrives in Santander
12. October 23, 1641 – Mutiny in Ulster by Catholics commencing the Irish Rebellion of 1641
13. October 23, 1642 – The conflict between King Charles I and parliamentarians ended at the War of Edgehill
14. October 23, 1644 – The forces under the command of Thijssen defeat Denen at the Sea battle of Fehmarn Sont
15. October 23, 1668 – The Jews of Barbados were not permitted to engage in commerce
16. October 23, 1679 – Assassination bid by Meal Tub on James Duke of York, the upcoming James II of England
17. October 23, 1681 – King Louis XIV commanded the French army to capture Staatsburg
18. October 23, 1690 – rebellion against the prohibition of smoking in community places
19. October 23, 1694 – failed attempt by Sir William Phipps and his American army to capture Quebec

18th Century – What Happened on October 23 – The 1700s

20. October 23, 1702 – The combined navies of Dutch and Britain demolish and seize the Spanish navy and French regiment at the war of Bay of Vigo
21. October 23, 1739 – British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole unwillingly announces war against Spain
22. October 23, 1760 – North America publishes the first Jewish guidebooks for worshipping
23. October 23, 1775 – ban on recruitments of blacks in the army ratified by Central Congress by a decision
24. October 23, 1790 – rebellion by bonded workers in Haiti

19th Century – October 23 This Day That Year – The 1800s

25. October 23, 1805 – a vessel “Aeneus” submerged off Newfoundland leaving 340 dead
26. October 23, 1812 – a military rebellion against king Napoleon suppressed
27. October 23, 1813 – A fur business organization in Astoria, Oregon handed over to British North West Company, and this business firm reigned for the further 30 years
28. October 23, 1814 – first artificial operation conducted in England
29. October 23, 1853 – the inauguration of the Maastricht-Aken locomotive line in the Netherlands
30. October 23, 1854 – The British Daily, The Times, announces the exact movement of the British army in Crimea when the battle was going on
31. October 23, 1864 – The army led by Gen. Samuel R. Curtis vanquishes the Allied forces led by Gen. Stirling Price
32. October 23, 1867 – 72 members of the Senate were requested to be the first group of members of the Canadian Senate
33. October 23, 1871 – Columbia and Sappho (US) defeat Livonia (UK) at the 3rd America’s Cup
34. October 23, 1876 – Inauguration of the New Orleans coin manufacturing unit in an assessing office
35. October 23, 1884 – Providence (NL) defeats NY Mets (AA), 6-0

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36. October 23, 1886 – St Louis Browns achieved the World Championship by defeating Chicago, 4-3 in 10
37. October 23, 1888 – bestowing of Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx
38. October 23, 1890 – cinema “Prince Igor” is created
39. October 23, 1893 – the debut of “In Old Kentucky” by C Dazey in NYC

20th Century – Important Events On This Day October 23 – The 1900s

40. October 23, 1905 – the debut of the show “Squaw Man” by Edward Milton Royle in NYC
41. October 23, 1910 – First-time participation in a community flying of a woman, Blanche Scott, in the US at Fort Wayne, Indiana
42. October 23, 1910 – Defeat of Chicago Cubs at the hands of Philadelphia A’s, 4-1 the 7th World Series
43. October 23, 1910 – Inauguration of Ritz Hotel in Madrid with 200 rooms and 100 tubs for bathing
44. October 23, 1915 – Dr. Anna Shaw and Carrie Chapman Catt, originator of the League of Women Voters organizes a mammoth gathering of 25000 fans of women activists’ rights to vote on New York’s Fifth Ave, NY
45. October 23, 1917 – In WWI the first bullet was fired by the Infantry Regiment “Big Red One” of the US
46. October 23, 1917 – Lenin expresses against Kamenev, Kollontai, Stalin, and Trotsky
47. October 23, 1919 – a musical “Passing Show” by Romberg and Atteridge debuts in NYC
48. October 23, 1920 – Chicago court accuses Abe Attell, Hal Chase, and Bill Burns, as middlemen in Black Sox World Series scam

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49. October 23, 1920 – African campaigners fired in Port Elizabeth, South Africa
50. October 23, 1921 – the debut of “Kat’a Kabanova” by Leos Janacek in Brno
51. October 23, 1922 – debut of “Fool” by Channing Pollock in NYC
52. October 23, 1922 – The Conservative Party leader Andrew Bonar Law was installed as PM in the UK succeeding David Lloyd George who led the Liberal administration
53. October 23, 1923 – Babe Ruth appears in the post-season show wearing a Giants outfit
54. October 23, 1923 – Giants vanquish Balt Orioles, 9-0 to advantage of John Day, Ex-proprietor of Giants
55. October 23, 1927 – the discovery of Netanya Israel by Nathan Strauss
56. October 23, 1932 – debut broadcast of “Fred Allen Show” on wireless
57. October 23, 1933 – Central National Bank burglary by John Dillinger and his followers, in Greencastle, Indiana to the tune of $ 75,000
58. October 23, 1934 – Jean Piccard & Jeanette Ridlen reach a height of 17.341 m with their balloon
59. October 23, 1935 – Honour to Gabby Hartnett by awarding him NL MVP
60. October 23, 1935 – PGA golf competition achieved by Johnny Revolta
61. October 23, 1935 – The murder of Dutch Schultz, Abe Landau, Otto Berman, and Bernard ‘Lulu’ by gunshots in a bar in Newark, New Jersey and it came to be branded as ‘The Chophouse Massacre’
62. October 23, 1935 – Installation of Mackenzie King as Prime Minister of Canada for the 3rd time

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63. October 23, 1941 – an inspiring picture “Dumbo” by Walt Disney published
64. October 23, 1942 – the first contingent of battleships commence the journey to Morocco from Norfolk
65. October 23, 1942 – Britain makes a big violent attack at El Alamein, Egypt during WW II
66. October 23, 1942 – All the commuters, including music originator, Ralph Rainger, and the crew of an American Commercial flight DC-3 lost their life when hit by an American Bomber near Palm Springs, California
67. October 23, 1943 – conveyance with Jews arrives in base camp at Birkenau
68. October 23, 1944 – commencement of war at Gulf of Leyte
69. October 23, 1944 – assault by Soviet Defence on Hungary
70. October 23, 1944 – the war ship guided by Vice Admiral Takeo Kurita, Atago submerged during the war of Leyte Gulf
71. October 23, 1945 – a contract between Jackie Robinson and Montreal Royal established
72. October 23, 1946 – the 2nd meeting of the UN General Assembly scheduled
73. October 23, 1947 – an appeal by NAACP on intolerance entitled “An Appeal to World” submitted to the UN
74. October 23, 1947 – the husband and wife duo, Dr. Carl Cori and Dr. Gerty Cori are the first pair to share the Nobel Prize jointly
75. October 23, 1950 – change of nomenclature of National Land Settlement Administration to Land Settlement Development Corporation as per the orders of the Filipino President Elpidio Quirino
76. October 23, 1953 – Freedom granted to Laos by France
77. October 23, 1953 – TV transmission channel 7 in Wheeling-Steubenville, WV on CBS starts functioning
78. October 23, 1954 – tripartite agreement to vacate Germany, by Britain, France, and USSR
79. October 23, 1954 – The chief executive of Pakistan, Mohammed dismisses the legislature
80. October 23, 1954 – TV transmission channel 7 starts functioning on CBS at Wausau, WI
81. October 23, 1956 – the first telecast of the video program recorded on magnetic cassette across the seashore
82. October 23, 1956 – rebellion by Hungarians against the administration and the presence of Soviets
83. October 23, 1957 – trial test of the functioning of Vanguard, TV-3 spacecraft hurling pad
84. October 23, 1958 – De Gaulle proposes peace terms for the Algerian disobedience movement and is entitled “peace of brave”
85. October 23, 1958 – The Nobel Prize for literature was achieved by Soviet author Boris Pasternak
86. October 23, 1958 – USSR offers financial support to UAR to construct the Aswan High Dam
87. October 23, 1958 – due to an Earthquake underground in the coal mine at Springhill, Nova Scotia, as many as 174 coal mine laborers were trapped in the mine in North America. By November, 100 sufferers were rescued and the casualties were 74.
88. October 23, 1959 – incursion by Chinese army into India leaving 17 dead
89. October 23, 1961 – the inauguration of “Kwamina” at 54th Theatre NYC and gives 32 presentations
90. October 23, 1961 – Atomic test by USSR at Novaya Zemlya, USSR
91. October 23, 1962 – Presentation by Adlai Stevenson about the Cuba emergency at the UN
92. October 23, 1962 – X-15 aircraft was flown to a height of 40,800 m by USAR Army officer Robert A. Rushworth
93. October 23, 1962 – TV transmission channel 4 starts broadcasting on NBC in Charleston, South Carolina
94. October 23, 1963 – debut performance of “Barefoot in the Park” by Neil Simon in New York
95. October 23, 1964 – the first Olympic Gold was achieved by the Japanese by defeating Russians in the women’s volleyball

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96. October 23, 1964 – The word “op art” was first put to use by the Times Magazine
97. October 23, 1966 – JCPenney Classic Haig and Haig Scotch Mixed Foursome gold tournament was achieved by Jack Rule, Jr. and Sandra Spuzich
98. October 23, 1966 – Jack Brabham achieves the 17th Formula One WDC by 14 points
99. October 23, 1967 – premiere of “Henry, Sweet Henry” at the Palace Theatre NYC and gives 80 presentations
100. October 23, 1967 – premiere play by NJ Americans of the first ABA play
101. October 23, 1968 – premiere show of “Maggie Flynn” at ANTA Theatre NYC to give 82 presentations
102. October 23, 1969 – debut performance of “Jimmy” at Winter Garden Theatre, NYC to make 84 presentations
103. October 23, 1968 – In the 1500 m competition, Kip Keino from Kenya achieves the gold by completing the length in 3 min, 34.9 sec
104. October 23, 1970 – Gary Gabelich drives the automobile at the best speed of 622.4 mph
105. October 23, 1970 – In the “Arms Trial” that commenced on 28 May 1970, the Dublin judge declares that Charles Haughey and his two associates were not culpable in the procurement of unauthorized weapons

106. October 23, 1971 – TV transmission channel 40 commences in Sarasota-Bradenton, FL on ABC
107. October 23, 1971 – The British soldiers murder two women activities of the Irish Republican Army in the Lower Falls zone of Belfast
108. October 23, 1971 – The three catholic citizens who attempted burglary in Newry, County Down were killed by British soldiers
109. October 23, 1972 – premiere of “Pippin” at Imperial Theatre NYC to give 1944 presentations
110. October 23, 1972 – Great Britain presents Access cards that can be used for purchase on credit
111. October 23, 1972 – TV transmission channel 23 debuts in Camden, NJ on PBS
112. October 23, 1972 – the 5th musical, “I am Still in Love with You” by AI Green is circulated
113. October 23, 1973 – Justice John Sirica requests for the audio cassette at the White House and Richard Nixon approves handing over the tapes to the court
114. October 23, 1973 – The UN approves the reviewed International Telecommunication Agreement
115. October 23, 1973 – Lee MacPhail assumes the president of AL
116. October 23, 1973 – Arab’s ban on shipping oil to the Netherlands
117. October 23, 1974 – Billy Williams was sent to A’s by the Cubs and in turn got Manny Trillo, Knowles, and Locker
118. October 23, 1974 – bestowing of Lake Isaac in Cleveland Metroparks’ Big Creek Reservation
119. October 23, 1975 – war between Cuba and South Africa in Angola
120. October 23, 1977 – Miki Gorman achieves the 7th NYC Women’s Lengthy run in 2:43:10
121. October 23, 1977 – Bill Rodgers achieves the 8th NYC lengthy run in 2:11:38
122. October 23, 1977 – revised agreements on Canal usage were agreed by the Panamanians by voting 2:1
123. October 23, 1977 – finding of 3.4 billion year ancient uni-cell remnant as the original sign of life by Elso Barghoorn, an expert in the study of fossils
124. October 23, 1977 – Niki Lauda achieves the 28th Formula One WDC by 17 points
125. October 23, 1978 – upward revision in cost of Long Play records to $8.98 CBS
126. October 23, 1978 – the culmination of 40 years of disagreement by an agreement between China and Japan

127. October 23, 1978 – an unsuccessful attempt to kill self by Sid Vicious while staying at a Detention Camp
128. October 23, 1979 – fight between Billy Martin and Joseph Cooper, a salesperson, in a wine shop. The result was Cooper was injured and had to undergo 15 stitches
129. October 23, 1980 – premiere of “Tintypes” at John Golden Theatre, NYC, and gives 93 presentations
130. October 23, 1980 – In a cricket match, NSW vs. WA McCosker and Dyson score 319 standing
131. October 23, 1980 – PM in Soviet Alexei Kosygin steps down for reasons of health and Nikolai Tichonov installed as PM
132. October 23, 1981 – the US borrowing has exceeded $ 1 trillion
133. October 23, 1983 – the lengthy NYC Women’s run was achieved by Rod Dixon in 2:08:59
134. October 23, 1983 – a rebellion by 400,000 in Brussels protesting against rocket
135. October 23, 1983 – indiscriminate attack by radicals leaves 243 US staff dead in Beirut
136. October 23, 1984 – The NL Cy Young Award was given to Cubs Rick Sutcliffe by an undisputed decision
137. October 23, 1984 – The starvation condition prevailing as depicted by BBC was shown on NBC
138. October 23, 1986 – A 300 meters length wall painting work on the Berlin Wall was entrusted to Painter Keith Haring by Checkpoint Charlie Museum
139. October 23, 1987 – Financial assistance to the extent of Y212 million to Fokker Aircraft by the Dutch Government
140. October 23, 1987 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada Test Site
141. October 23, 1988 – Basket Ball teams Boston Celtics and Madrid face each other in Spain
142. October 23, 1988 – appointment of Robert Bork as judge of the Supreme Court was not approved by the US Parliament
143. October 23, 1989 – a musical by George Harrison, “Best of Dark Horse 1976-89” circulated
144. October 23, 1989 – self-declaration by Hungary as a free nation and asserts that the communist administration has been terminated
145. October 23, 1989 – spacecraft operated by men SDTS 34 lands on earth
146. October 23, 1989 – debut performance of “Shadowlands” by William Nicholson in London
147. October 23, 1990 – French captives numbering 330 were set free by Iraq
148. October 23, 1991 – Dr.Jack Kevorkian, a pathologist helps two women commit suicide
149. October 23, 1991 – premiere of “Les Misérables” at Mogador Theatre, Paris
150. October 23, 1991 – appointment of Clarence Thomas as Justice of the US Supreme Court and his taking oath
151. October 23, 1993 – IRA murders seven persons in Belfast by indiscriminate attack
152. October 23, 1993 – 22 protesters were murdered by guards in Indian-occupied Kashmir
153. October 23, 1993 – Tor Blue Jays were victorious over Philadelphia, 4-2, in the 89th World Series

154. October 23, 1993 – Joe Carter of Toronto Blue Jays scores a successful HR against the Philadelphia Phillies
155. October 23, 1994 – US defeats Europe, 13-7 at Greenbrier WV at the 3rd Solheim Cup
156. October 23, 1996 – NY Yankees defeat Atlanta Braves, 8-6 in the World Series play
157. October 23, 1997 – premiere of “Triumph of Love” at Royale Theatre, NYC
158. October 23, 1997 – Les Alexander, proprietor of Houston Rockets offers to purchase NHL’s Edmonton Oilers
159. October 23, 1998 – Agreement for peace between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Chairman, Yasser Arafat known as “land for peace” to end the Israeli-Palestinian Struggle

21st Century – October 23 This Day In History – The 2000s

160. October 23, 2001 – Demilitarisation by IRA after an agreement for peace
161. October 23, 2001 – Apple announces the iPad
162. October 23, 2002 – Chechen protesters seize the House of Culture theatre in Moscow and take 700 persons visiting the theatre as captive
163. October 23, 2004 – a devastating earthquake strikes Niigata territory in northern Japan leaving 35 dead, 2200 wounded and 85000 lost their houses
164. October 23, 2006 – a musical “Irreplaceable” announced by Beyonce
165. October 23, 2006 – a third musical “The Black Parade” by My Chemical Romance is announced
166. October 23, 2007 – a joint effort musical, “Raising Sand” by musicians Robert Plant and Alison Krauss announced

167. October 23, 2008 – Joe Sakic achieves the last professional goal against the Edmonton Oilers
168. October 23, 2009 – The United Nations adopts a resolution approving the international carriage of goods by sea
169. October 23, 2009 – The growth in the UK slowed down by o.4% against the expected growth because of the surprise bad functioning of the service segment
170. October 23, 2010 – San Francisco Giants defeat Philadelphia Phillies, 4-2, at the MLB National League Championship
171. October 23, 2011 – 582 lost their life and thousands were wounded when a devastating earthquake of strength, 7.2 hit Van Province, Turkey
172. October 23, 2011 – New Zealand vanquishes France, 8-7 at the 7th Rugby World Cup held in Auckland
173. October 23, 2012 – inferno in a hospital in Tainan, Taiwan 12 people lost their lives and 40 were wounded

174. October 23, 2012 – A James Bond series picture, “Skyfall” guided by Sam Mendes and featuring Daniel Craig and Javier Bardem debuts in London
175. October 23, 2013 – Boston Red Sox vanquish St Louis Cardinals in play 1 of the MLB 2013 World Series
176. October 23, 2015 – The musical “Hello” by Adele was released and more than 1 million copies were made during the first week

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