October 23 in History – What happened on 23 October in Past

✅ Published on October 23rd, 2020 in October in History

23 October - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on October 23, the day number in a year is 296 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 297. October 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.

October 23 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
425Valentinian III became emperor of the Western Roman Empire atthe age of six.
502Pope Symmachus, who had been accused of variouscrimes, had all charges dropped by a synod, ending the schism ofAntipope Laurentius.
1623The famous poet Tulsidas died.
1641Irish Catholic gentry in Ulster tried to seize control ofDublin Castle, the seat of English rule in Ireland, to force concessionsto Catholics.
1707The Parliament of the Kingdom of Great Britain was annexed for the first time in London.
1760The first book of Jewish prayer printed in North America.
1764Mir Qasim was defeated in the battle of Buxar.
1812General Claude François de Malet began a conspiracy tooverthrow Napoleon, claiming that the Emperor died in Russia and that hewas now the commandant of Paris.
1814The world's first plastic surgery was performed in England.
1850The first National Women's Rights Convention, presided over byPaulina Kellogg Wright Davis, was held in Worcester,Massachusetts, US.
1910B. s. Scott became the first woman in the US to make solo airplanes.
191525,000 women, as part of the women’s suffrage movement, tread down Fifth Avenue in New York City defending their right to vote.
1934Mahatma Gandhi resigned as the leader of the Indian National Congress.
1941The German government banned the emigration of Jews.
1942French Skilled workers are being threatened by the Nazis with violence against their families if they do not come ahead to work for Germany’s then-large War Industry.
1943Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose founded the 'Rani Brigade of Jhansi' of Azad Hind Fauj in Singapore.
1946The United Nations General Assembly met for the first time in New York.
1947Gertie Corey and her husband Carl Corey were the first couple to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine. He was given this award for his theory of carbohydrate cycle.
1953Alto Broadcasting System in the Philippines made the firsttelevision broadcast in Southeast Asia on DZAQ-TV.
1954West Germany attends NATO conference.
1956The Hungarian Revolution began as a peaceful student demonstration which attracted thousands as it marched through central Budapest to the Parliament building.
1972Vietnam War-Operation Linebacker, a US bombing campaignagainst North Vietnam in response to its Easter Offensive, ended afterfive months.
1983A suicide bomber drives a truck packed with explosives into the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, leading to the death of 241 military personnel.
1983Lebanese Civil War-Suicide bombers destroyed two barracks in Beirut, killing 241 U.S. servicemen and 58 French paratroopers of the international peace keeping force.
1983In Lebanon, 241 American and 58 French soldiers were killed in martyrdom attacks on US and French occupiers of bases by Muslim conflicts.
1989A massive explosion and fire ripped through the Phillips 66Houston Chemical Complex, killing 23 employees and injuring 314 others.
1989Hungary became an independent republic after 33 years of independence from the Soviet Union.
1993The Troubles-A Provisional Irish Republican Army's attemptedbombing of a meeting of loyalist paramilitary leaders failed, killingone of the perpetrators, one UDA member and eight civilians.
1998Japan nationalized its first bank after World War II.
2001The first iPod by Apple is released with the capability of storing a thousand songs. It came with a 5GB hard drive was completely compatible with Mac.
2001The iPod, the line of portable media players designed andmarketed by Apple, was launched.
2001NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft began orbiting Mars.
2002Chechen separatists seized a crowded theater in Moscow, takingapproximately 700 patrons and performers hostage.
2004The earthquake in Japan left 85 thousand people homeless.
2007The space shuttle Discovery was successful in lifting off. It was carrying The STS-120 crew who was on an assembly mission and was sent to the International Space Station along with the Harmony Module.
2009The International Telecommunication Union approves a universal mobile phone charger. It can function with any mobile handset.
2010The US’ monetary easing is accused as manipulating the USD exchange rate by the German economy minister, Rainer Bruederle.
2011As per autopsy reports, the former Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi was killed by a gunshot wound to the head.
2011A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck in Turkey's Wan province. In which 582 people died and thousands were injured.
2013China and India have decided to come together to sign a border defense agreement in order to promote bilateral relations.



Famous Birthdays of October 23 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1976Ryan Reynolds / Actor / United States of America
1940Pelé / Actor / Brazil
1936Philip Kaufman / Producer / United States of America
1949Nick Tosches / Author / United States of America
1942Bernd Erdmann / Footballer / Germany
1936Charles Goodhart / Academic / United Kingdom
1970Steve Wilder / Actor / United States of America
1983Goldie Harvey / Singer / Nigeria
1927Sonny Criss / Composer / United States of America
1991Jorge Taufua / Rugby Player / Australia
1894Rube Bressler / Baseball Player / United States of America
1984Keiren Westwood / Footballer / United Kingdom
1941Igor Smirnov / Politician / Moldova
1790Chauncey Allen Goodrich / Politician / United States of America
1959Sam Raimi / Actor / United States of America
1974Christine Yoshikawa / Pianist / Canada
1974Sander Westerveld / Footballer / Netherlands
1987Miyuu Sawai / Actress / Japan
1953Taner Akçam / Historian / Turkey
1974Beatrice Faumuina / Discus Thrower / New Zealand
1962Doug Flutie / Footballer / United States of America
1979Bud Smith / Baseball Player / United States of America
1937Deven Verma / Actor / India
1766Emmanuel de Grouchy / General / France
1931William P. Clark / Politician / United States of America
1957Graham Rix / Footballer / United Kingdom
1975Jessicka / Writer / United States of America
1974Aravind Adiga / Author / India
1944Mike Harding / Writer / United Kingdom
1970Zoe Wiseman / Photographer / United States of America

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