Today in History
What happened on the 23rd of October in history?
Meal Tub Plot against James II of England.
Slaves revolt in Haiti (later suppressed).
Union Gen. Samuel R. Curtis defeats Conf Gen. Stirling Price
Blanche Scott became 1st woman solo a public airplane flight
25 000 women marched in NYC demanding the right to vote
Walt Disney's "Dumbo" is released
During WW II Britain launches major offensive at El Alamein Egypt
UN Gen Assembly convenes in NY for 1st time in Flushing Meadow.
1st video recording on magnetic tape televised coast-to-coast
Revolt against Stalinist policies began in Hungary
Soviet novelist Boris Pasternak wins Nobel Prize for Literature
President Nixon agrees to turn over White House tape recordings
Islander Glenn Resch's 5th shut-out opponent - Flyers 3-0
By 2/3 majority Panamanians vote to approve the new Canal treaties
Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin resigns due to illness.
241 US Marines & sailors die in a terrorist suicide attack in Beriut