Historical Events In October - 23
Monday, 06 July 2020
1958 De Gaulle offers Algerians defiance "peace of the brave" on this day in history.
1962 USAF Major Robert A Rushworth takes X-15 to 40,800 m on October - 23.
1963 Raphael HLAJM Verwilghen, architect/urban developer, dies at 78 on October - 23.
1966 Claire McDowell, actress (Big Parade), dies after long illness at 88 on October - 23.
1968 On this day in history kip Keino (Kenya) wins gold medal for 1,500m (3 min 34.9 sec)
1969 On this day in history tommy Edwards, rocker, dies at 47
1970 On this day in history gary Gabelich sets auto speed record 622.4 mph (1,002 kph)
1973 Nixon agrees to turn over White House tape recordings to Judge Sirica on October - 23.
1975 On this day in history barboura Morris, actor (Wasp Woman, Machine-Gun Kelly), dies at 43
1976 On this day in history leonard Lee, US R&B-singer (Shirley & Lee-I'm Gone), dies at 40
1977 Panamanians vote 2 1 to approve the new Canal treaties on this day in history.
1977 On October - 23 panamanians vote 2:1 to approve the new Canal treaties
1978 On this day in history maybelle Carter, country singer (Johnny Cash Show), dies at 69
1980 On this day in history soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin resigns, due to illness
1981 US national debt hits $1 trillion on this day in history.
1982 Jacques Klein, Brazilian pianist, dies at 52 on October - 23.
1983 Suicide terrorist truck bomb kills 243 US personnel in Beirut on this day in history.
1983 Truck bomb in Beirut kills 241 US soldiers on this day in history.
1983 On October - 23 two million people march in Western European capital cities demonstrating against the deployment of 'Cruise' and 'Pershing' missiles
1983 On this day in history jessica Savage, Margate NJ, newscaster (NBC Weekend), dies at 36
1984 NBC airs BBC footage of Ethiopian famine on this day in history.
1984 David Gorcey, actor (Angel's Alley), dies at 63 in a diabetic coma on October - 23.
1986 Edward A Doisy Sr, discoverer of vitamin K (Nobel 1943), dies at 92 on October - 23.
1990 On October - 23 iraq announces release of 330 French hostages
1990 Louis Althusser, French philosopher, dies on this day in history.
1991 Dr Jack Kevorkian's suicide machine kills 2 women on this day in history.
1991 Lance Baker, dies at 31 on October - 23.
1992 On this day in history kees Spermon, Dutch painter/graphic artist, dies
1994 On October - 23 robert Lansing, actor (Blade Runner, Equalizer), dies of cancer at 66
1996 On this day in history alexander Kelly, pianist/teacher, dies at 67
2005 On this day in history polish presidential election, 2nd round.
2005 On October - 23 referendo Sobre a Proibição do Comércio de Armas e Munição no Brasil Guns and Ammo Ban Referendum in Brazil
2005 Referendum on the merger of the Kamchatka Oblast and the Autonomous District of Koryakia on October - 23.
2006 On this day in history jeffrey Skilling is sentenced to 24 years and 4 months in federal prison on charges relating to the financial collapse of Enron.