According to Gregory calendar, January 23 is the day number 23 in a given year. January 23 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 23 January in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1264King Louis IX of France issued the Mise of Amiens, a settlement between King Henry III of England and barons led by Simon de Montfort heavily favouring the former, which later led to the Second Barons' War.
1556Eighty and 30 thousand people died in the devastating earthquake that hit China's Shenxi province.
1556The deadliest earthquake in history killed about 830,000 people in Shaanxi Province, China.
1565The battle of Telekota saw the decline of the Hindu empire Vijayanagar.
1570James Hamilton shot and killed James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, in the first recorded assassination using a firearm.
1719Liechtenstein's principality was created within the Holy Roman Empire.
1719Emperor Charles VI established Liechtenste in, the only principality in the Holy Roman Empire still in existence today.
1760The British defeated the French in the Battle of Vandiwash.
1765The Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II married the Princess Maria Josefa of Bavaria in Vienna.
1789Bishop John Carroll purchased a plot of land that would be the home of the future George town University, the oldest Catholic Universityin the United States.
1793The Russian Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia partitioned the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth for the second time.
1849Elizabeth Blackwell became the first American woman to obtain a medical degree.
1849Elizabeth Blackwell received her M.D. from Geneva Medical College in New York, making her the first female physician in the United States and the first openly identified woman to graduate from medical school.
1899Pursuant to the adoption of the Malolos Constitution and the establishment of the First Philippine Republic, Emilio Aguinaldo was sworn in as the first President of the Philippines.
1915The Chilembwe uprising, regarded as a seminal moment in the history of Malawi, began as rebels, led by a minister, attacked local plantation owners.
1920The Netherlands refused to produce the German Kaiser.
1926Shireen Auditorium established in Los Angeles.
1929The drama film Bellamy Trial was released.
1930Clyde Tomboag first photographed the planet Pluto.
1945German Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz ordered the beginning ofOperation Hannibal, which became one of the largest emergencyevacuations by sea in history, with over 1 million people transferredover 15 weeks.
1964Under the transplantation process, for the first time in the US city of Mississippi, an animal organ was placed in a human body. A chimpanzee's heart was placed in a man's body at a medical center in Mississippi, but the man died a short time later.
1967The English new town of Milton Keynes was formed in Buckinghamshire as an amalgamation of several towns and villages.
1968USS Pueblo was seized by North Korean forces, who claimed that it had violated their territorial waters while spying.
1976Kapilavastu, the city of Gautama Buddha, was discovered in excavations.
1992Visit” opens at Criterion Theatre New York City. It made 45 performances.
1994Bosnia-Herzegovina was celebrated Worldwide Day for peace.
1996Chris Cairns, the New Zealand cricketer scored 120 in 96 balls in Test against Zimbabwe.
1997Madeleine Albright was sworn in as the first female United States Secretary of State, the highest-ranking woman in the history of the U.S. government.
1998Pope John Paul II condemns U.S. embargo against Cuba.
2001Five people attempted to set themselves on fire in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, an act that many people later claimed was staged by the Communist Party of China to frame Falun Gong and thus escalate their persecution.
2002American journalist Daniel Pearl was kidnapped and latermurdered by Al Qaeda agents.
2004In Madhya Pradesh, a complete ban on cow slaughter came into force.
2006Stephen Harper wins the election in Canada. He is the first conservative Prime Minister in 12 years.
2009The ban on smoking scenes in film and television programs is over.
2010Six Venezulean cable television channels are banned by the government for refusing to transmit government messages.
2011Google awards its outgoing CEO. Eric Schmidt, the outgoing CEO will get $100 million.
2012European Union imposes more sanctions on Iran's banking and oil industries due to Iran's nuclear program.
2013World Economic Forum is hosted in Davos, Switzerland.
393Roman emperor Theodosius I proclaimed his nine-year-old son Honorius co-emperor.

Important Historical Events of 23 January in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1870American Indian Wars-The United States Army massacred friendly brand of Piegan Blackfeet in Montana Territory, resulting in about 200 deaths, mostly women, children, and elderly men.
1897Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, a freedom fighter from India, was born in Cuttack, Odisha.
1920Air transport and airmail services started in India.
1924Indian politician and Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray was born.
1966Indira Gandhi became the third and first woman Prime Minister of India.
1993Indian Airlines B737 crash at Aurangabad. 61 were killed.

Famous People's Birthdays on 23 January 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1897Subhash Chandra Bose / Freedom Fighter / India
1809Surendra Sai / Activist / India
1850Ambica Charan Mazumdar / Politician / India
1894Jyotirmoyee Devi / Author / India
1897Shubhsh Chandra Bose / Nationalist / India
1897Subhas Chandra Bose / Politician / India
1897Subhash Chandra Bose / Freedom Fighter / India
1926Bal Thackeray / Journalist / India
1926Balasaheb Thackeray / Politician / India
1953Achal Kumar Jyoti / Civil Servant / India

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