Historical Events In June - 23
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
1981 On this day in history nYC mayor Koch turns down a $7,500 offer to perform comedy
1981 On June - 23 zarah Leander, Swedish/German singer/actress (Gabriela), dies at 79
1982 On this day in history all time low at the South Pole -117ø F
1982 On this day in history himmy, of Australia, weighs in at domestic cat record 20.7 kg (45 lb)
1985 On this day in history bomb destroys Air India Boeing 747 in air near Ireland, 329 die
1986 Tip O'Neill refuses to let Reagan address House on June - 23.
1986 On this day in history nigel Stock, actor (Lost Continent, Young Sherlock Holmes), dies
1987 W Landgraf discovers asteroid #3683 Baumann on June - 23.
1988 Dayton Lummis, actor (Moonfire, Flight that Disappeared), dies on June - 23.
1989 The movie "Batman" premiers on June - 23.
1990 On June - 23 a rally to save Alien Nation from cancellation held at Stat of Liberty
1990 On this day in history tV Guide selects Arsenio Hall as TV personality of the year
1991 Tony Randall &Jack Klugman star in Bdwy performance of Odd Couple on June - 23.
1991 On June - 23 antonio Jacinto, Angolan poet, dies at 66
1992 On June - 23 lou Ramos, entertainer, dies
1994 Alan Frank, music publisher, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history jonas Salk, biologist (Polio vaccine), dies of heart failure
1996 On June - 23 andreas George Papandreou, PM of Greece (1981-89, 93-96), dies at 76
1997 On this day in history "Wino" Willie Forkner, biker (Wild One), dies of heart attack at 77
2006 On this day in history in Miami, the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests seven men, accusing them of planning to bomb the Sears Tower and other attacks in Miami.
2012 Greece proposes to slow down austerity measures by two years on June - 23.
2013 9 tourists and 1 tour guide are killed after gunmen storm a hotel near Nanga Parbat, Pakistan on this day in history.
2014 On this day in history claude Monet 's Water Lilies is sold at auction for US$54 million
2017 On June - 23 saudi Arabia and allies, Egypt, UAE and Bahrain issue list of 13 conditions to Qatar in return for lifting sanctions, including closing Al Jazeera TV
2017 Landslide in Xinmo village, Sichuan province, China kills 15 with more than 100 missing on June - 23.
2017 "Bridge Over Troubled Water" single organized by Simon Cowell for those affected by Grenfell tower fire reaches No. 1 in UK charts on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history violent clashes over several days between ethnic Berom farmers and Fulani herders in Plateau state, Nigeria, kill 86
2018 On June - 23 zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa survives probable assassination attempt after blast at election rally in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe kills 2 and injures nearly 50
2018 Laura Ingalls Wilder's name removed from book award by US Association for Library Service to Children, becuase of author's racist views and language on June - 23.
2018 Explosion at a rally in Addis Ababa after speech by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed kills two and injures 150 on this day in history.
2018 Indian chess prodigy Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa becomes the second-youngest grandmaster at 12 years, 10 months, 13 days on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history 12 boys and their coach are stranded in Tham Luang Nang Non cave, Thailand by monsoon flooding, prompting an international rescue effort when they are discovered 9 days later