According to Gregory calendar, on March 23, the day number in a year is 83 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 84. March 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 March in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1630The French army captured the Pinnerolo Piedmount.
1775American Revolution - Patrick Henry in his 'Give me liberty, or give me death!' speech to the House of Burgesses of Virginia, urging action against the British Empire.
1836Franklin Bell invented the coin printing press.
1848Scottish settlers on the John Wycliffe, captained by William Cargill, are now Port Chalmers in the Otago region of New Zealand.
1857Elisha Otis established the first elevator in New York at 488 Broadway, New York City).
1862American Civil War-Confederate General Stonewall Jackson suffered his only defeat during the war at the First Battle of Kernstonin Frederick County, Virginia.
1879Fighting in the War of the Pacific between Chile and Peru, the Bolivian Alliance opened with the Battle of Topper.
1880John Stevens of Adult designed the dough rolling mill.
1888Led by William McGregor, ten football clubs met in London with the aim of establishing the Football League, the oldest league competition in world football.
1905About 1,500 Cretans, led by Eleftherios Venizelos, met in the village of Thersos, starting the Thersos rebellion for the unification of the island.
1908American diplomat Durham Stevens, an employee of Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was murdered in San Francisco by two Korean expatriates who were unhappy with his recent support of the growing Jōjin presence in Korea.
1910The US Congress established the Sitka National Monument.
1910The great freedom fighter and eminent socialist leader Ram Manohar Lohia was born in Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh.
1919Benito Mussolini started the fascist movement in Milan, Italy.
1922D.C. of Washington First US Airplanes Land Clearance in US.
1934The US Congress recognized the independence of the Philippines in 1945.
1950The 22nd Academy Awards ceremony was held.
1950The United Nations established the World Meteorological Department.
1956Pakistan became the first Islamic Republic country in the world.
1959Nine coal miners were killed in an explosion in the town of Bramstone, Tennessee.
1965NASA for the first time sent two people from space to the Gemini 3 spacecraft.
1978The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon was sent to support Israel's withdrawal following its invasion nine days earlier.
1983The Strategic Defense Initiative, an early proposal to develop ground-based and space-based systems, was developed to defend the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles.
1986The first company of women was trained in the Central Reserve Police Force.
1989Two researchers announced the discovery of cold fusion, a claim that was later discredited.
1991The Sierra Leone Civil War began when the revolutionary UnitedFront invaded Sierra Leone in an attempt by Joseph Said Momoa, with the support of special forces from Charles Taylor's National Democratic Front of Liberia.
1995The US currency dollar is equal to 88.41 of Japan's currency, the yen which is a record.
1996Li Teng Hui was elected as President in the first direct presidential election in Taiwan.
1997Mandy Patinkin In Court kicks off at the Lycorn Theater in New York City.
1998Oscar ceremony Billy Crystal hosts at the 70th Academy Awards ceremony, Titanic won eleven Oscars and Jack Nichols and Helen Hunt won lead acting awards.
2001Russia's Mir space station crashed into the Pacific during a controlled re-entry.
2005An explosion at a refinery in Texas City killed 15 workers.
2005A fire and explosion at the third largest oil refinery in thirty states killed 15 workers and set off a worldwide process safety program.
2007Iranian military personnel seized 15 British Royal Navy personnel from HMS Cornwall, claiming that the British ship had ventured into Iran's territorial waters.
2010Washington, . C. In 2010, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a lobby that Jerusalem is not a settlement and that Israel has every right to build and settle there.
2010The 75th Academy Awards Oscar ceremony was held in which Steve Martin from Chicago won Best Picture and Adrian Bodie and Nicole Kidman won the lead acting awards.
2011The Chinese currency, the yuan, has risen to a record high against the US dollar.
2012Pope Benedict XVI rightly said that Cuba needed to find some way out of communism and it would certainly help them to find a peaceful way of making the transition.
2012Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar became the first cricketer to record 100 centuries in international cricket.
2013Omar al-Bassin, who has been President of Sudan for the last 25 years, has announced that he will step down from his presidency in 2015.
2014French satellite images have confirmed the Chinese detection of possible debris from the missing Malaysian Aircraft 370. It was banished on its demand that I was over the sea. This happened on 8 March.
2014The US and the European Union imposed sanctions on Russia.

Important Historical Events of 23 March in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1889Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, founded the Ahmadiyya Islamic Agrarian Movement in British India.
1931Bhagat Singh, one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement, and two others were executed by the British authorities.
1931During the Indian independence movement, great revolutionary leaders Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev were hanged.
1940Pakistan Movement—During its three-day general session, the Muslim League drafted the Lahore Resolution, which called for greater economic cooperation in British India.

Important Days of 23 March National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
World Meteorological DayInternational Day
Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev And Rajguru Hanging DayNational Day
Birthday Of Ram Manohar Lohia (Anniversary)National Day
World Meteorological DayInternational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 23 March 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1910Ram Manohar Lohia / Freedom Fighter / India
1893Gopalswamy Doraiswamy Naidu / Business Man / India
1901Bon Maharaja / Writer / India
1910Ram Manohar Lohia / Freedom Fighter / India
1953Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw / Zoologist / India
1954Mehmood Dhaulpuri / Musician / India
1976Smriti Irani / Politician / India
1987Kangna Ranaut / Actress / India

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