Historical Events In October - 23
Monday, 06 July 2020
2007 The Space Shuttle Discovery successfully launched on mission STS-120 on October - 23.
2010 In preparation for the Seoul summit, finance ministers of the G-20 agree to reform the International Monetary Fund and shift 6% of the voting shares to developing nations and countries with emerging markets on October - 23.
2011 On October - 23 a magnitude 7.2 Mw earthquake jolted eastern Turkey near the city of Van, killing 604 people, and damaging about 2,200 buildings.
2011 A powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Van Province, Turkey, killing 582 people and injuring thousands on this day in history.
2012 12 people are killed and 40 are injured in a hospital fire in Tainan, Taiwan on October - 23.
2013 Boston Red Sox defeat St Louis Cardinals in game 1 of the MLB 2013 World Series on this day in history.
2018 On October - 23 microplastics found in human stools for the first time by Austrian scientists
2018 World's longest sea-crossing bridge, the Hong Kong Macau Zhuhai bridge at 55km, opened by Chinese President Xi Jinping on October - 23.
2018 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejects Saudi claim journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed accidentally, says it was premeditated murder on this day in history.
2018 On October - 23 world's oldest intact shipwreck, ancient Greek vessel 2,400 years old, found at bottom of the Black Sea by archaeologists
2018 European Commission rejects Italy's budget, first country to be rejected on this day in history.
2018 Megyn Kelly is criticized after making comments supporting blackface on her NBC show on this day in history.
2018 The Hong Kongâ€“Zhuhaiâ€“Macau Bridge, the world's longest sea crossing bridge, is opened by Chinese President Xi Jinping on October - 23.
2019 All Star point guard Kyrie Irving pours in 50 points, setting a new NBA record for points on debut with a new team as his Brooklyn Nets go down 127-126 at home to the Minnesota Timberwolves on this day in history.
2019 On this day in history the bodies of 39 people are found in a truck container in Essex, England. A 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland is arrested on suspicion of murder.
2019 Google announces that its 53-qubit "Sycamore" processor has achieved quantum supremacy. IBM disputes the claim on October - 23.