Historical Events In September - 23
Sunday, 24 September 2023
1982 Jimmy Wakely, country western singer, dies of heart failure at 68 on September - 23.
1983 On September - 23 columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating in preparation of STS-9
1984 On this day in history anatoly Grigor'yevich Novikov, composer, dies at 87
1985 Mickey Simpson, actor (Wagonmaster), dies of a heart attack at 72 on September - 23.
1987 Bob Fosse, choreographer (All the Jazz), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1988 Arwel Hughes, composer, dies at 79 on September - 23.
1990 PBS begins an 11 hour miniseries on The Civil War on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history saddam says he will destroy Israel
1991 On this day in history nY Islanders Mike Bossy and Denis Potvin inducted into NHL Hall of Fame
1991 Chuck Vincent, Adult film director, dies of heart attack at 51 on this day in history.
1992 On September - 23 bernice Gera, 1st female basball ump (1969 NY-Penn League) dies at 61
1993 A South African Bill grants blacks a legal say in affairs of state for the first time on September - 23.
1993 On this day in history sydney, Australia chosen for Olympic Games of 2000
1993 On September - 23 william Cort, actor/producer (Ghost, Dear Heart), dies of cancer at 53
1994 On this day in history alec Dickson, founder of VSO, dies at 80
1995 On this day in history booker T Laury, blues pianist/vocalist, dies at 81
1996 On September - 23 denis Dowling, baritone, dies at 86
1997 "The Adventures of Pinocchio" becomes the first DVD to incorporate DVD video games on this day in history.
2005 Convicted bank thief and Boricua Popular Army leader, Filiberto Ojeda Ríos is killed in his home in Hormigueros, Puerto Rico when members of the FBI attempt to serve an arrest warrant on September - 23.
2006 Toomas Hendrik Ilves is elected President of Estonia on September - 23.
2007 On September - 23 yokozuna Hakuho won the Emperor's Cup at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament (Aki Basho) in Tokyo, Japan.
2012 On September - 23 iran blocks the use of Google as a search engine
2013 On September - 23 25 people are killed after Typhoon Usagi passes Hong Kong and China
2014 On September - 23 grammy Award winning rapper Eve (35) weds entrepreneur Maximillion Cooper at Cala Jondal Beach in Ibiza, Spain
2017 On September - 23 women are allowed in King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh for the first time during Saudi Arabia's 87th anniversary celebrations
2018 Japan's space agency is the first to place two robotic explorers on an asteroid - Ryugu, from its Hayabusa-2 spacecraft on this day in history.
2018 Tiger Woods fires final round 71 to beat Billy Horschel by 2 and win the Tour Championship at East Lake GC in Atlanta: Woods' 80th PGA Tour win; first in 5 years; Justin Rose wins FedEx Cup crown, $10m bonus on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history 39 year old New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees throws 17 yard pass to Michael Thomas to become NFL career pass leader, breaking Brett Favre's record of 6,300 completions; Saints beat Falcons 43-37
2018 On September - 23 alexander Zverev beats Kevin Anderson 6-7, 7-5, 10-7 in Chicago to complete a 13-8 win for Team Europe over Team World in the 2nd Laver Cup tennis tournament
2018 Mud volcano, the Otman-Bozdag, erupts 300m (980ft) high, near Baku, Azerbaijan on this day in history.
2018 On September - 23 indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches "Modicare", free heathcare for 500 million, world's biggest healthcare program
2019 On September - 23 one of the largest and oldest travel firms, Thomas Cook, goes bankrupt as last-minute rescue negotiations fail, stranding 600,000 tourists worldwide.
2019 On this day in history russia formally adopts the Paris climate agreement.