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January 23rd

January 23rd is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 342 days remaining until the end of the year (343 days in leap years).

On this page, we have placed information about January 23rd, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on January 23rd

1737 John Hancock (statesman)

1832 Édouard Manet (painter)

Edouard Manet

1862 David Hilbert (mathematician)

1897 Subhas Chandra Bose Indian nationalist leader)

1910 Django Reinhardt (guitarist)

1916 Airey Neave (British politician)

1919 Frances Bay (actress)

1919 Bob Paisley (soccer player and manager)

1943 Gil Gerard (actor)

1944 Rutger Hauer (actor)

1947 Megawati Sukarnoputri (President of Indonesia 2001-2004)

1950 Richard Dean Anderson (actor)

1957 Princess Caroline of Monaco

1963 Mariska Hargitay (actress)

1974 Tiffani Thiessen (actress)

1979 Dawn Porter (journalist)

1984 Arjen Robben (soccer player)

1998 XXXTentacion (rapper)

January 23rd in History

1571 The Royal Exchange opens in London.

1719 Principality of Liechtenstein is created within the Holy Roman empire.

1789 Georgetown College opens. It is the first Catholic University in the United States.

1879 The Battle of Rourke's Drift ends.

1900 British defeate d by boers at the Battle of Spion Kop.

1920 The Netherlands refuses to surrender Kaiser Wilhelm II to the Allies.

1937 17 leading Communists go on trial in Moscow, accused of conspiring with Leon Trotsky to overthrow the regime.

Leon Trotsky

1941 Charles Lindbergh testifies before the US Congress, and recommends the US sign a Neutrality Pact with Germany.

Charles Lindbergh

1950 The Knesset (Israeli parliament) passes a resolution declaring that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.

1960 The bathyscape USS Trieste descends to a record depth of 10,911 meters (35,797 feet) in the Pacific Ocean.

1964 24th Amendment to the US Constitution comes into effect. It prohibits the use of poll taxes in national elections.

1967 Milton Keynes is designated as a new town.

1968 North Korea seizes USS Pueblo, claiming the ship violated its territorial waters.

1973 US President announces that a peace accord has been reached in Vietnam.

Richard M. Nixon

1991 Ground phase of the Gulf War begins when Coalition troops enter Iraq.

1997 Madeleine Albright becomes the first woman to serve as US Secretary of State.

Madeleine Albright

1998 Netscape announces the Mozilla project.

2002 John Walker Lindh, an American who had been fighting with the Taliban, returns to the United States in FBI custody.

2002 Journalist Daniel Pearl is kidnapped in Pakistan.

2003 Last communication between Earth and the Pioneer 10 space probe.

January 23rd is also

Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai (Catholicism)


People born on January 23rd are Aquarius


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