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Historical Events In August - 23

Sunday, 27 September 2020

1980  Norman Shelley, English radio actor (Churchill's Speech), dies at 77 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On this day in history alberto Cavalcanti, Brazilian director (Herr Puntila), dies at 85  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history in the Southern Xinjiang, China region a 7.3 quake killed at least 71, 162 injured, about 15,000 homeless and about 85 percent of the buildings destroyed in the Wuqia-Shufu area  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Paul Hornung awarded $1,160,000 by a Louisville court against NCAA who barred him as a college football analyst for betting on games on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Said Aouita of Morroco sets the 1.5k record (3 29.46) in Berlin on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Said Aouita of Morroco sets the 1.5k record (3:29.46) in Berlin on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Charles Janssens, Belgian actor (Mira, Malpertuis), dies at 80 on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Siegfried Borris, composer, dies at 80 on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Mike Tyson & Mitch Green brawl at 4 A.M. in Harlem on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history helen le Clerq, Dutch dancer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1990  On August - 23 david Rose, composer (Holiday for Strings, Stripper), dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Florence B Seibert, bio-chemist (TB), dies at 93 on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On August - 23 more than 500 survivors return to Singapore from the cruise ship Royal Pacific, which sank after a collision with a fishing boat  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Malcolm Atterbury, actor (7 Days in May, Wild River), dies at 85 on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On this day in history charles Scorsese, actor (Cape Fear, Goodfellas, Wise Guys), dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On August - 23 henri Rousselot, admiral, dies at 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On this day in history photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt (Life magazine) dies at age 96.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On this day in history alfred Eisenstaedt, photojournalist, dies at 96  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  On this day in history eric Gairy, PM of Grenada (1974-79), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1999  On this day in history norman Wexler, American screenwriter (b.1926)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2000  On August - 23 a Gulf Air Airbus jetliner with 140 aboard crashes into the Persian Gulf near Bahrain shortly after takeoff, leaving no survivors.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2000  On this day in history in a 'reality TV' record an estimated 51 million US viewers tuned in for the finale of CBS' series Survivor, in which contestant Richard Hatch won the $US1 million prize.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  On this day in history israel's unilateral disengagement from 25 Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip and West Bank ends.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2006  In Austria Natascha Kampusch manages to escape after being kidnapped eight years ago by Wolfgang Priklopil who locked her up in his cellar. Priklopil commits suicide by throwing himself in front of a train on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2011  Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi is overthrown after the National Transitional Council forces take control of Bab al-Azizia compound during the 2011 Libyan Civil War on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  On this day in history four people are killed and 28 injured in a hot air ballooning accident in Slovenia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  On August - 23 50 people are killed in mosque bombings in Tripoli, Lebanon  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On this day in history world's driest place, the Atacama desert in Chile blooms after unexpected rainfall  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On August - 23 air strike on hotel in Yemen capital Sanaa by Saudi-led coalition leaves at least 30 dead  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On this day in history uS Navy fires Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin as commander of the Seventh Fleet following series of collisions in Asian waters  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On this day in history india toll from swine flu rises above 1000 for the year, 22,186 cases reported  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On this day in history nearly 60 million people in the Indus Valley, Pakistan at risk from arsenic in research published in "Science Advances"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On August - 23 tenor Plácido Domingo sings his 150th opera role in Bizet ’s “The Pearl Fishers” at the Salzburg Festival, Austria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On August - 23 ecuador withdraws from ALBA.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0686  On this day in history birth of charles Martel, grandfather of Charlemagne (d. 741)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1486  On this day in history birth of siegmund Freiherr von Herberstein, Austrian diplomat  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1524  On August - 23 birth of francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat (Anti-Tribonien)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  On this day in history birth of fulvio Testi, Italian poet (Pianto d'Italia)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1623  On this day in history birth of stanisław Lubieniecki, Polish astronomer (d. 1675)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1724  Abraham Yates, American Continental Congressman (d. 1796) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1727  Friedrich Hartmann Graf, composer was born on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1740  On this day in history birth of ivan VI, Emperor of Russia 1740-41)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0093  On this day in history death of gnaeus Julius Agricola, Roman Governor of Britain (b. 40)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0634  Aboe Bekr Abd Allah, [al-Siddik], friend/successor of Mohammed, dies on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1106  Death of Magnus, Duke of Saxony on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1176  Death of Emperor Rokujo of Japan (b. 1164) on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1305  On this day in history death of william Wallace, Scottish patriot, hanged, disemboweled & beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1328  Nicolaas Zannekin, leader of rebel Flemish farmers, dies in battle on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1387  On this day in history death of king Olav IV of Norway (b. 1370)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1507  Jean Molinet, Burgundy historian (Chroniques), dies at about 72 on August - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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