On This Day [ October 23 ]


Saturday, October 23, 2021 -Quote Of The Day...

* " All who would win joy must share it, happiness was born a twin. "

On This Day In History...

In 1679- Meal Tub Plot against James II of England

In 1775- Continental Congress approves resolution barring blacks from army

In 1790- Slaves revolt in Haiti (later suppressed)

In 1805- Sailing ship "Aeneus" sinks off Newfoundland killing 340

In 1864- Battle of Westport, Missouri

In 1864- Union Gen Samuel R Curtis defeats Conf Gen Stirling Price

In 1871- Columbia & Sappho (US) beat Livonia (UK) in 3rd America's Cup

In 1876- New Orleans Mint reopens as an assay office

In 1884- 1st world series OKed by AA, Providence (NL) beats NY Mets (AA) 6-0

In 1888- Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx, vested

In 1890- The opera "Prince Igor" is produced (St Petersburg)

In 1910- Blanche Scott became 1st woman solo a public airplane flight

In 1910- Phila A's beat Chicago Cubs 4 games to 1 in 7th World Series

In 1915- 1st national horseshoe throwing championship (Kellerton, Iowa)

In 1915- 25,000 women march in NYC, demanding right to vote

In 1921- Green Bay Packers play 1st NFL game, 7-6 win over Minneapolis

In 1927- City of Netanya, Israel founded

In 1932- "Fred Allen Show" premieres on radio

In 1941- Walt Disney's "Dumbo" released

In 1942- During WW II, Britain launches major offensive at El Alamein, Egypt

In 1944- Soviet army invades Hungary

In 1945- Jackie Robinson signs Montr,al Royal contract

In 1946- UN General Assembly 2nd session convenes (1st NYC) (Flushing Meadows)

In 1947- NAACP petition on racism, "An Appeal to the World" presented to UN

In 1954- Britain, England, France & USSR agree to end occupation of Germany

In 1956- 1st video recording on magnetic tape televised coast-to-coast

In 1956- Hungarian Revolution began

In 1956- Revolt against Stalinist policies began in Hungary

In 1957- 1st test firing of Vanguard satellite launch vehicle, TV-3

In 1958- Soviet novelist Boris Pasternak, wins Nobel Prize for Literature

In 1958- USSR lends money to UAR to build Aswan High Dam

In 1962- USAF Major Robert A Rushworth takes X-15 to 40,800 m

In 1964- Japanese beat Russian for 1st Olympic Gold in woman's volleyball

In 1967- NJ Americans (later NY/NJ Nets) play 1st ABA game

In 1968- Kip Keino (Kenya) wins gold medal for 1,500m (3 min 34.9 sec)

In 1970- Gary Gabelich sets auto speed record 622.4 mph (1,002 kph)

In 1973- Nixon agrees to turn over White House tape recordings to Judge Sirica

In 1973- UN's revised International Telecommunication Convention adopted

In 1973- Yankee GM & pres Lee MacPhail named AL president

In 1975- Islander Glenn Resch's 5th shut-out opponent-Flyers 3-0

In 1977- Panamanians vote 2:1 to approve the new Canal treaties

In 1980- Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin resigns, due to illness

In 1981- US national debt hits $1 trillion

In 1983- Suicide terrorist truck bomb kills 243 US personnel in Beirut

In 1983- Truck bomb in Beirut kills 241 US soldiers

In 1984- NBC airs BBC footage of Ethiopian famine

In 1984- STS 51-A launch vehicle moves to launch pad

In 1988- Boston Celtics play Spain in Madrid

In 1989- George Harrison releases "Best of Dark Horse 1976-89" album

In 1989- US 62nd manned space mission STS 34 (Atlantis 5) returns from space

In 1990- Iraq announces release of 330 French hostages

In 1991- Dr Jack Kevorkian's suicide machine kills 2 women

October 23 -Birthdays

In 1752- Nicolas Appert inventor (food canning, bouillon tablet)

In 1844- Louis Riel Manitoba, leader of insurrection of M,tis

In 1844- Robert Bridges poet laureate of England (The Testament of Beauty)

In 1868- Rama V [Chulalongkorn], leader of Thailand (-1910)

In 19XX- Albert Stratton Hubbard Ohio, actor (Paul-Perry Mason, Martin-Sara)

In 19XX- Augusta Dabney Beverly Calif, actress (Robert Montgomery Presents)

In 19XX- Warren Burton actor (Guiding Light)

In 19XX- Wolf Muser actor (Capitol)

In 1905- Felix Bloch US physicist (Nobel 1952)

In 1906- Gertrude Ederle US, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1924)

In 1910- Hayden Rorke Brooklyn NY, actor (Dr Bellows-I Dream of Jeannie)

In 1912- Ilse D"rffeldt Germany, sprint relay (Olympic-1936)

In 1914- Frank (Bruiser) Kinard NFL, AAFC tackle (Brooklyn, NY Yankees)

In 1917- Robert Bray Kalispell Mont, actor (Corey-Lassie, Stagecoach West)

In 1918- James Daly Wisc, actor (Medical Center)

In 1922- Coleen Gray Staplehurst Nebraska, actress (Apache Drums)

In 1923- Frank Sutton Clarksville Tenn, actor (Sgt Carter-Gomer Pyle USMC)

In 1923- Ned Rorem Richmond Indiana, composer/author (Sky Music)

In 1925- Johnny Carson Corning Iowa, comedian (Tonight Show, Who Do You Trust)

In 1927- Dezs" Gyarmati Hungary, water polo player (Olympic-gold-1956, 60, 64)

In 1931- Diana Dors England, actress (Berserk!, Steaming)

In 1931- Jim Bunning Phillies pitcher (perfect Game against Mets 1965)

In 1932- Dimitra Arliss actress (Rich Man Poor Man II)

In 1935- Chi Chi Rodriguez golfer (PGA Seniors-1987)

In 1938- John Heinz (Sen-R-Pa)

In 1938- Jordan Christopher Youngstown Ohio, actor (Secrets of Midland Heights)

In 1940- Edison Pel, Brazil, soccer player extraordinaire (NY Cosmos)

In 1940- Jordan Christopher Youngston Oh, actor (Return of the 7)

In 1941- Greg Ridley bassist (Spooky Tooth-It's All About)

In 1942- Michael Crichton US novelist (Andromeda Strain, Congo, Looker)

In 1946- Miklos Nemeth Hungary, javelin thrower (Olympic-gold-1976)

In 1951- Michael Rupert Denver Colo, actor (Pasadena Playhouse)

In 1956- Darrell Place US, archer (Olympic-gold-1976)

In 1956- Dwight Yoakum country singer (If There Was a Way)

In 1959- "Weird Al" Yankovic parody singer (Eat It, UHF, Naked Gun)

In 1962- Doug Flute WFL/NFL QB (Generals, Bears, Patriots)

In 1963- Katherine Hushaw Anaheim Ca, playmate (Oct, 1986)

In 1969- Brooke Theiss Calif, actress (Wendy-Just the 10 of Us, Good & Evil)

In 1974- Kaleena Kiff Santa Monica Calif, actress (Patti-Love Sidney)

October 23 -Deaths Which Occurred

In 1903- Francis Ellingwood Abbot theologian (Scientific Theism), dies at 66

In 1915- W.G. Grace British cricketer, dies

In 1978- Maybelle Carter country singer (Johnny Cash Show), dies at 69

In 1983- Jessica Savitch Margate NJ, newscaster (NBC Weekend), dies at 36

In 1983- Tamara Shayne actress, dies at 80 of a heart attack

In 1984- David Gorcey dead end kid actor, dies at 63 in a diabetic coma

In 1984- Oskar Werner actor, dies of a heart attack at 61

October 23 -Holidays

* Thailand : Chulalongkorn Day (1868)

* US : United States Day

* US : Mother-in-Law's Day - - - - - ( Sunday )

* US some states : Veterans Day - - - - - ( Monday )

* US : Francis E Willard Day-temperance day - - - - - ( Friday )

* Afgh nist n : Id-Qurban Day

October 23 -Religious History

In 2099- (BC) According to the sacred timeline worked out by Archbishop James Ussher, 73, "the heavens and the earth" were created on this date at 9:00 a.m. (GMT). Ussher's "Chronologies of he Old and New Testaments" was first published 1650-54.

In 1239- In England, the main cathedral at Wells (begun c.1186) was consecrated. The most striking interior feature of the cathedral are the inverted arches (14th century) by which the piers of the tower are strengthened.

In 1385- In Germany, the University of Heidelberg was founded under Pope Urban VI as a college of the Cistercian order. (Among its faculties today are theology, law, medicine and philosophy.)

In 1857- Delegates from eight states met in Nashville and organized the Southern Baptist Sunday School Union. The organization proved short-lived, when it was nullified by the onset of the American Civil War.

In 1871- Birth of Edgar J. Goodspeed, American Greek N.T. scholar. He taught at the University of Chicago 1898-1937. In 1931, he co-authored with JMP Smith "The Bible: An American Translation," better known today as "Smith and Goodspeed."