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

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

According to Gregory calendar, on September 23, the day number in a year is 266 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 267. September 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.

September 23 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1123Pope Calixtus II and Holy Roman Emperor Henry V agreed to theConcordat of Worms to put an end to the Investiture Controversy.
1459Yorkist forces led by Richard Neville defeated Lancastriantroops at the Battle of Blore Heath in Staffordshire, England, the firstmajor battle of the Wars of the Roses.
1568Anglo–Spanish War-At San Juan de Ulúa (in modern Veracruz,Mexico), Spanish naval forces forced English privateers to halt theirillegal trade.
1739The Belgrade peace deal was signed between Russia and Turkey.
1739Russia and Turkey signed Belgrade peace treaty.
1779American Revolutionary War-John Paul Jones led the ContinentalNavy to victory in the Battle of Flamborough Head, one of the mostcelebrated naval actions of the war.
1780American Revolutionary War-British officer John André was captured by Patriot forces, there by revealing a plot by Continental Army General Benedict Arnold to hand over West Point, New York.
1803Maratha troops were beaten by British forces at the Battle of Assaye, one of the decisive battles of the Second Anglo-Maratha War.
1803The British East India Company defeated the Maratha army in the Battle of Assay.
1803Battle of Asaar India): The British led party defeated the Maratha army.
1806The Lewis & Clark Expedition reached St. Louis, Missouri, ending successful exploration of the Louisiana Territory and the Pacific Northwest.
1810The Republic of West Florida declared independence from Spain.
1818The boundary markers were formally established for the European region of Moreset.
1823In the first Anglo-Burmese War, Burma attacked the British at Shahpura, an island close to Chittagong.
1846Using mathematical predictions by French mathematician UrbainLe Verrier, German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle became the firstperson to observe Neptune and recognise it as a hitherto unknown planet.
1846Gottfried Galah, along with Ally Heinrich, first saw the planet Neptoon from a telescope.
1857The Russian warship Laffert went missing in a severe storm in the Gulf of Finland, killing 826 people.
1868Ramón Emeterio Betances led the Grito de Lares, a revoltagainst Spanish rule in Puerto Rico.
1873Tom Allen defeated Mike McKell for the heavyweight boxing title.
1875Billy the Kid was arrested for the first time after stealingclothes from a laundryman, beginning his life as an infamous Americanoutlaw and gunman.
1879Richard Rhodes invented a listening machine called the audiophone.
1899Philippine-American War-The American Asiatic Squadrondestroyed a Filipino artillery battery in Olongapo.
1908Famous Hindi poet Ramdhari Singh \ 'Dinkar \' was born in Simaria village in Bihar.
1911Earl Owington became the first Air Mail pilot.
1929Child Marriage Prevention Bill (Sharda Law) passed.
1932The Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz merged with Al-Hasa and Qatif to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with Ibn Saud as the first monarch and Riyadh as the capital city.
1952In one of the first political uses of television to appealdirectly to the populace, Republican vice presidential candidate RichardNixon delivered the 'Checkers speech', refuting accusations ofimproprieties with contributions to his campaign.
1958The United Nations general assembly is expected to call for a vote today regarding China's entry and a seat in the United Nations.
1958Britain conducted atmospheric nuclear tests on Christmas Island.
1965A cease-fire was declared between India and Pakistan.
1970Abdul Razak bin Hussain became the Prime Minister of Malaysia.
1974One of the first public information service systems) was introduced by the BBC.
1979The constitution of Somalia was approved by the President.
1983A bomb placed by the Abu Nidal organisation destroyed Gulf AirFlight 771, flying from Karachi, Pakistan, to Abu Dhabi, UAE, killingall 110 people aboard.
1986The US Congress chose Rose as America's national flower.
1999Mars Climate Orbiter reached Mars. After the spacecraft passed behind Mars it never emerged or made radio contact. NASA believed that the Mars Climate Orbiter was at too low an altitude and that it was destroyed by atmospheric stresses and friction at this low an altitude.
2004At least 1,070 people died in the post-hurricane floods in Haiti.
2006A car bomb was left as an attack on a kerosene tanker in Baghdad. It left 35 people dead and many more injured. The attack is part of the violence that is sweeping through Iraq during the holy month of Ramadan creating tensions between Shia and Sunni Muslims.
2008A gunman shot and killed ten students at Seinäjoki Universityof Applied Sciences in Kauhajoki, Western Finland, before committingsuicide.
2009India successfully launches seven satellites in a single mission. This is one month after its inaugural Moon mission is aborted. Included are six smaller satellites that have been obtained from Germany, Switzerland and Turkey.
2009The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) placed seven satellites in orbit, including the Indian satellite Ocean Sat-2.
2010The Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh convenes an emergency meeting. This is to discuss with his Ministers, the problems with the facilities of the Commonwealth Games being held in India.
2010Teresa Lewis became the first woman to be executed by the USstate of Virginia since 1912, and the first woman in the state to beexecuted via lethal injection.
2011NASA's 1991-era Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite is expected to fall from orbit sometime this evening Greenwich Mean Time.
2012President of Egypt Mohamed Morsi causes a call for large protests. This is after he passed a degree giving himself sweeping new powers over the country.
2012Researchers find that there are four genetically distinct types of breast cancer.
2013An Egyptian court bans all Muslim Brotherhood activities nationwide. All Brotherhood assets will be confiscated according to the new court ruling.
2014The United States and its allies commence air strikes against Islamic State in Syria producing reports of at least 120 deaths.



Famous Birthdays of September 23:

YearName / Profession / Country
1946Anne Wheeler / Producer / Canada
1949Floella Benjamin / Actress / United Kingdom
1961Chi McBride / Actor / United States of America
1791Johann Franz Encke / Academic / Germany
1991Key / Singer / South Korea
1889Walter Lippmann / Journalist / United States of America
1942Colin Low / Politician / Scotland
1969Rod Pampling / Golfer / Australia
1976Sarah Blasko / Writer / Australia
1944Eric Bogle / Writer / Australia
1991Melanie Oudin / Tennis Player / United States of America
1939Joan Hanham / Politician / United Kingdom
1985Joba Chamberlain / Baseball Player / United States of America
1951Steven Springer / Writer / United States of America
1791Theodor Körner / Author / Germany
63 BAugustus / Emperor / Roman Republic
1907Herbert Kappler / Army Officer / Germany
1819Hippolyte Fizeau / Academic / France
1900Bill Stone / Soldier / United Kingdom
1970Ani DiFranco / Writer / United States of America
1952Dennis Lamp / Baseball Player / United States of America
1935Prem Chopra / Actor / India
1954Cherie Blair / Lawyer / United Kingdom
1902Su Buqing / Academic / China
1975Eric Miller / Footballer / Ireland
1895Johnny Mokan / Baseball Player / United States of America
1920Mickey Rooney / Actor / United States of America
1972Jermaine Dupri / Producer / United States of America
1966Pete Harnisch / Baseball Player / United States of America
1906Bardu Ali / Singer / United States of America

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