Historical Events In November - 23
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
1994 Eldero L D Williams, tenor saxophonist, dies at 70 on November - 23.
1995 On November - 23 frank Hammond, tennis umpire, dies of ALS at 66
2006 A series of car bombs and mortar attacks in Sadr City, Baghdad, kill at least 215 people and injure 257 others on November - 23.
2006 On this day in history alexander Litvinenko, a former Russian KGB agent, is killed by Polonium-210 in a London sushi bar.
2010 On this day in history north Korea shells Yeonpyeong Island, prompting a military response by South Korea. The incident caused an escalation of tension on the Korean Peninsula and prompted widespread international condemnation. The United Nations declared it to be one of the most serious incidents since the end of the Korean War.
2011 On November - 23 arab Spring: After 11 months of protests in Yemen, The Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh Signs a deal to transfer power to the vice president, in exchange for legal immunity.
2012 JR Tokai unveil a maglev LO train prototype capable of travelling up to 500km per hour on November - 23.
2014 A suicide bomber kills 40 people at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan on this day in history.
2017 Papua New Guinea Police storm Manus Island refugee camp, forcibly removing asylum seekers on November - 23.
2017 On this day in history brazilian footballer Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for rape in Italy
2018 On this day in history phil Mickelson claims $9m winner-takes-all prize in dramatic matchplay golf duel with Tiger Woods , finishing under floodlights in Las Vegas; match goes to 22nd hole before Mickelson sinks 4-foot putt for rich victory
2018 On this day in history uS Federal Climate report finds climate change will reduce economy by 10% by 2100 with $141 billion cost from heat-related deaths, $118 billion from sea level rise
2018 On November - 23 italian designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana apologize for culturally insensitive video and media posts insulting Chinese culture, cancel Shanghai fashion show
2018 On November - 23 alabama police kill the wrong suspect after a gunman shoots 18-year-old man and 12-year-old girl at Riverchase Galleria Mall in Hoovermall
2019 An independence referendum begins in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. Voters overwhelmingly choose independence on November - 23.
2019 The last known Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia dies on this day in history.