Historical Events In June - 23
Wednesday, 29 March 2023
1981 NYC mayor Koch turns down a $7,500 offer to perform comedy on June - 23.
1981 Zarah Leander, Swedish/German singer/actress (Gabriela), dies at 79 on June - 23.
1982 On this day in history all time low at the South Pole -117ø F
1982 Himmy, of Australia, weighs in at domestic cat record 20.7 kg (45 lb) on June - 23.
1985 On this day in history bomb destroys Air India Boeing 747 in air near Ireland, 329 die
1986 On this day in history tip O'Neill refuses to let Reagan address House
1986 Nigel Stock, actor (Lost Continent, Young Sherlock Holmes), dies on this day in history.
1987 On this day in history w Landgraf discovers asteroid #3683 Baumann
1988 On June - 23 dayton Lummis, actor (Moonfire, Flight that Disappeared), dies
1989 On this day in history the movie "Batman" premiers
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 this day in history antonio Jacinto, Angolan poet, dies at 66
1992 Lou Ramos, entertainer, dies on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history alan Frank, music publisher, dies at 83
1995 On June - 23 jonas Salk, biologist (Polio vaccine), dies of heart failure
1996 Andreas George Papandreou, PM of Greece (1981-89, 93-96), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1997 "Wino" Willie Forkner, biker (Wild One), dies of heart attack at 77 on June - 23.
2006 In Miami, the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests seven men, accusing them of planning to bomb the Sears Tower and other attacks in Miami on this day in history.
2012 Greece proposes to slow down austerity measures by two years on this day in history.
2013 9 tourists and 1 tour guide are killed after gunmen storm a hotel near Nanga Parbat, Pakistan on June - 23.
2014 Claude Monet 's Water Lilies is sold at auction for US$54 million on this day in history.
2017 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 on June - 23.
2017 Landslide in Xinmo village, Sichuan province, China kills 15 with more than 100 missing on June - 23.
2017 On this day in history "Bridge Over Troubled Water" single organized by Simon Cowell for those affected by Grenfell tower fire reaches No. 1 in UK charts
2018 On June - 23 violent clashes over several days between ethnic Berom farmers and Fulani herders in Plateau state, Nigeria, kill 86
2018 Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa survives probable assassination attempt after blast at election rally in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe kills 2 and injures nearly 50 on this day in history.
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 June - 23.
2018 On this day in history indian chess prodigy Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa becomes the second-youngest grandmaster at 12 years, 10 months, 13 days
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
2020 A 7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes the coast of Oaxaca, Mexico and kills at least four people. It is felt more than 640 kilometres (400 mi) away in Mexico City on this day in history.
2021 On this day in history britney Spears requests a judge end her court-ordered conservatorship, states "I think this conservatorship is abusive. I don't think I can live a full life"