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What Happened on September 23rd This Day in History

Year Name
2008 Matti Saari kills ten people at a school in Finland before committing suicide.
2004 Over 3,000 people die in Haiti after Hurricane Jeanne produces massive flooding and mudslides.
1983 Gulf Air Flight 771 is destroyed by a bomb, killing all 117 people on board.
1973 Argentine general election: Juan PerĂ³n returns to power in Argentina.
1950 Korean War: The Battle of Hill 282 is the first US friendly-fire incident on British military personnel since World War II.
1942 World War II: The Matanikau action on Guadalcanal begins: U.S. Marines attack Japanese units along the Matanikau River.
1905 Norway and Sweden sign the Karlstad Treaty, peacefully dissolving the Union between the two countries.
1899 The American Asiatic Squadron destroys a Filipino battery at the Battle of Olongapo.
1884 On the night of 23-24 September, the steamship Arctique runs aground near Cape Virgenes leading to the discovery of nearby placer gold, beginning the Tierra del Fuego gold rush.
1868 The Grito de Lares occurs in Puerto Rico against Spanish rule.
1846 Astronomers Urbain Le Verrier, John Couch Adams and Johann Gottfried Galle collaborate on the discovery of Neptune.
1821 Tripolitsa, Greece, is captured by Greek rebels during the Greek War of Independence.
1803 Second Anglo-Maratha War: The Battle of Assaye is fought between the British East India Company and the Maratha Empire in India.
1779 American Revolution: John Paul Jones, naval commander of the United States, on board the USS Bonhomme Richard, wins the Battle of Flamborough Head.
1561 King Philip II of Spain issues cedula, ordering a halt to colonizing efforts in Florida.
1459 The Battle of Blore Heath, the first major battle of the English Wars of the Roses, is won by the Yorkists.
1409 The Battle of Kherlen is the second significant victory over Ming dynasty China by the Mongols since 1368.
1338 The Battle of Arnemuiden, in which a French force defeats the English, is the first naval battle of the Hundred Years' War and the first naval battle in which gunpowder artillery is used.
1122 Pope Callixtus II and Holy Roman Emperor Henry V agree to the Concordat of Worms to put an end to the Investiture Controversy.
38 Drusilla, Caligula's sister who died in June, with whom the emperor is said to have an incestuous relationship, is deified.
Famous People Born on September 23

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Year Name
1851 Ellen Hayes, American mathematician and astronomer (d. 1930)
1981 Natalie Horler, German singer
1966 Pete Harnisch, American baseball player and coach
1970 Lucia Cifarelli, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player
1952 Jim Morrison, American baseball player and manager
1983 Joffrey Lupul, Canadian ice hockey player
1999 Song Yu-qi, Chinese singer
1861 Robert Bosch, German engineer and businessman, founded Robert Bosch GmbH (d. 1942)
1597 Francesco Barberini, Catholic cardinal (d. 1679)
1647 Joseph Dudley, English politician, Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (d. 1720)
Famous People Deaths On September 23

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Date Name
1900 William Marsh Rice, American businessman, founded Rice University (b. 1816)
1950 Sam Barry, American basketball player and coach (b. 1892)
1978 Lyman Bostock, American baseball player (b. 1950)
1390 John I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1346)
1846 John Ainsworth Horrocks, English-Australian explorer (b. 1818)
1998 Ray Bowden, English footballer (b. 1909)
1994 Jerry Barber, American golfer (b. 1916)
1967 Stanislaus Zbyszko, Polish wrestler and strongman (b. 1879)
2014 A. W. Davis, American basketball player and coach (b. 1943)
1728 Christian Thomasius, German jurist and philosopher (b. 1655)