We have some interesting facts & historic events all about March 23rd, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about March 23rd in history!
- Martyr’s Day.
- World Meteorological Day
- National Puppy Day
- Near Miss Day
- National Chip and Dip Day
- Melba Toast Day
1976: Japanese pornstar and ultranationalist Mitsuyasu Maeno poses next to his plane before flying off to Kamikaze his aircraft into the home of right-wing politician Yoshio Kodama, 23rd March 1976.
1965: Hovering U.S. Army helicopters pour machine-gun fire into the tree line to cover the advance of South Vietnamese ground troops as they attack a Viet Cong camp eighteen miles north of Tay Ninh, near the Cambodian border, March 1965. (AP Photo/Horst Faas) Colorized by me
1944: An elderly man sits on the pile of rubble which was once his home, following a V1 Flying Bomb strike in Upper Norwood, London, July 1944.He had been out for a walk as his wife prepared the Sunday lunch, and returned to find that his house had been destroyed and his wife killed.
1931 : On this day, March 23, the day when three great Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev were hanged in 1931. Every year this day is celebrated as Martyr’s day.
1917: Ottoman officials surrender the city of Jerusalem to the British, 1917.
“PEACE STRENGTH OF THE GREAT POWERS” Infographic from the Daily Mail – WWI
50 years ago USSR made an invasion of Czechoslovakia. There are photos of the events that have been named “Prague Spring”
1857: Elisha Otis installs his 1st elevator at 488 Broadway in New York City in 1857.
1808: Napoleon’s brother Joseph takes the throne of Spain in 1808.
- Kyrie Irving was born
- Kangana Ranaut was born
- Michele Monaghan was born
- Bhagat Singh died.
- Shivaram Rajguru died.
- Sukhdev Thappar died.