December 23 in History – What happened on 23 December in Past

23 December - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

In India and world history December 23 has a special significance, because on this day there have been many such incidents which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let us know that some of the most important events that will increase your general knowledge. The collected facts will be such as: the people born on this day, the passing of the famous persons, the war pact, the freedom of any country, the invention of new technologies, the change of power, the important national and international day etc

What happened on December 23 in history:

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1987Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, serving a life sentence for attempted assassination of President Gerald R Ford escapes from Alderson Prison.
1990"Lettice and Lovage" closes at Barrymore Theater New York City after 284 performances.
2010A male Algerian is fined by a court in Nice for insulting the French national flag; this was the first such penalty ever to be administered.
2011The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip enters the hospital to treat a blocked coronary artery.
2011North Korea states is will accept all South Korean delegations who wish to pay their respects to the late leader Kim Jong-il.
2012Volcanic activity alerts are issued in Chile and Argentina, in areas near the Copahue volcano, after it started to spew ash.
2012The launch of a space satellite into space by North Korea is disputed by South Korean defense ministry, who claim it was a disguised test of a 10,000 km range missile.
2013Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the AK-47 assault rifle bearing his name, dies at his home in the city of Izhevsk at the age of 94.
2014Sony Pictures will release its controversial comedy, 'The Interview', about an attempted assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un; the film was canceled after hacking attacks and threats, but Sony now seeks a wide audience for the movie.
2014The Dow Jones Industrial Average sets a record at 18,024.17; the Dow has taken less than six months to climb from a value of 17,000 points.

List of December 23 famous birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country

List of December 23 famous Indian birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country
1889Mehr Chand Mahajan / Politician / India
1902Charan Singh / Politician / India
1902Charan Singh / Politician / India
1952Prafulla Kumar Mahant / Politician / India
1889Mehr Chand Mahajan / Lawyer / India
1690Pamheiba / Emperor / India
1845Dr. Rash Behari Ghosh / Lawyer / India

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