Historical Events In January - 23
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1956 On this day in history alexander Korda, English movie producer (Henry VIII), dies at 62
1957 On January - 23 the birth of Princess Caroline of Monaco
1957 Willie Edwards, US black, murdered by KKK at 25 on this day in history.
1958 On January - 23 dictator Marcos Pérez Jiménez flees Venezuela, Larrazábal takes power
1958 Hanif Mohammad completes 337 in 970 minutes vs West Indies on January - 23.
1958 "Body Beautiful" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 60 performances on this day in history.
1960 Piccard &Walsh in bathyscaph "Trieste" reach 10,900 meters in Mariana Trench on this day in history.
1961 Supreme Court rules cities &states have right to censor films on this day in history.
1961 Venezuela adopts constitution on January - 23.
1962 On this day in history british spy Kim Philby defects to USSR
1962 On this day in history libya, Morocco, Algeria &Tunisia plan to form United Arab Maghreb
1963 On this day in history kim Philby, the british/russian double agent, defects to Russia
1964 On January - 23 24th Amendment ratified, barring poll tax in federal elections
1964 Arthur Miller's "After the Fall," premieres in New York City NY on January - 23.
1964 Louis Horst, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history spy ship USS Pueblo &83-man crew seized in Sea of Japan by N Korea
1968 On this day in history the North Korean Navy seizes the U.S. Navy ship Pueblo, detaining its crew on suspicion of espionage.
1968 On January - 23 the USS Pueblo was seized in the Sea of Japan by North Korea, which claimed the ship was on a spy mission. The crew was held for 11 months before being released on Dec. 22, 1968.
1969 On this day in history cream releases their last album "Goodbye"
1969 Jaroslav Kricka, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.
1970 On January - 23 australia's first amateur radio satellite (Oscar 5) launched (California)
1970 On January - 23 dolle Mina burns her bra in Amsterdam
1970 On this day in history uS launches 2nd generation weather satellite, ITOS 1
1970 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on January - 23.
1971 -80ºF (-62ºC), Prospect Creek Camp AK (US record) on this day in history.
1971 The temperature at Prospect Creek, Alaska, dropped to 80 degrees below zero, the lowest temperature ever recorded in the United States on January - 23.
1972 On January - 23 bootlegger sells wood alcohol to wedding party-100 die-New Delhi
1972 On January - 23 entire population of Istanbul under 24 hour house arrest
1973 On January - 23 helgafell, island of Heimaey Iceland erupts for first time in 7,000 years
1973 On January - 23 jordan Air crash at Kano, Nigeria kills 176 Moslem pilgrims
1973 Neil Young interrupts his concert to read a message handed to him, announcing the signing of the Vietnam peace accord. "Peace has come," he says; after ten minutes of audience celebration, he launches into his single, Southern Man on January - 23.
1973 On this day in history president Nixon announced that U.S. troops would cease fighting in Vietnam at midnight Jan. 27.
1973 U.S. President Richard Nixon announces the end of U.S. involvement in Vietnam on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history the first edition of women's magazine "Story"