Historical Events In October - 23
Saturday, 30 September 2023
1958 De Gaulle offers Algerians defiance "peace of the brave" on October - 23.
1962 USAF Major Robert A Rushworth takes X-15 to 40,800 m on this day in history.
1963 Raphael HLAJM Verwilghen, architect/urban developer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1966 On October - 23 claire McDowell, actress (Big Parade), dies after long illness at 88
1968 Kip Keino (Kenya) wins gold medal for 1,500m (3 min 34.9 sec) on October - 23.
1969 On this day in history tommy Edwards, rocker, dies at 47
1970 On October - 23 gary Gabelich sets auto speed record 622.4 mph (1,002 kph)
1973 On this day in history nixon agrees to turn over White House tape recordings to Judge Sirica
1975 On October - 23 barboura Morris, actor (Wasp Woman, Machine-Gun Kelly), dies at 43
1976 Leonard Lee, US R&B-singer (Shirley & Lee-I'm Gone), dies at 40 on October - 23.
1977 Panamanians vote 2 1 to approve the new Canal treaties on October - 23.
1977 Panamanians vote 2:1 to approve the new Canal treaties on this day in history.
1978 Maybelle Carter, country singer (Johnny Cash Show), dies at 69 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1983 Suicide terrorist truck bomb kills 243 US personnel in Beirut on October - 23.
1983 Truck bomb in Beirut kills 241 US soldiers on October - 23.
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 On this day in history david Gorcey, actor (Angel's Alley), dies at 63 in a diabetic coma
1986 On October - 23 edward A Doisy Sr, discoverer of vitamin K (Nobel 1943), dies at 92
1990 On October - 23 iraq announces release of 330 French hostages
1990 On this day in history louis Althusser, French philosopher, dies
1991 On October - 23 dr Jack Kevorkian's suicide machine kills 2 women
1991 Lance Baker, dies at 31 on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history kees Spermon, Dutch painter/graphic artist, dies
1994 Robert Lansing, actor (Blade Runner, Equalizer), dies of cancer at 66 on October - 23.
1996 On October - 23 alexander Kelly, pianist/teacher, dies at 67
2005 Polish presidential election, 2nd round on this day in history.
2005 On this day in history referendo Sobre a Proibição do Comércio de Armas e Munição no Brasil Guns and Ammo Ban Referendum in Brazil
2005 On October - 23 referendum on the merger of the Kamchatka Oblast and the Autonomous District of Koryakia.
2006 Jeffrey Skilling is sentenced to 24 years and 4 months in federal prison on charges relating to the financial collapse of Enron on this day in history.