October 23 in History

October 23 in History

Avagadro’s number (6.02×10^23) is used as a basic unit of measure in chemistry, more commonly referred to as a Mole. It is observed on October 23rd from 6:02 am to 6:02 pm
October 23rd is…
iPod Day
Boston Cream Pie Day
National Mole Day
National TV Talk Show Host Day
Swallows Depart From San Juan Capistrano Day

4004 BC is the date when the world’s creation began, according to the calculations of Archbishop James Ussher.

1850 – The first National Women’s Rights Convention opened in Worcester, Massachusetts.

1861 – President Abraham Lincoln suspended the writ of habeas corpus in Washington, D.C., for all military-related cases.

1915 – Over 25,000 women marched on Fifth Avenue, NYC, to advocate their voting rights.

1917 – Lenin called for the October Revolution.

1935 – Mobsters Dutch Schultz, Abe Landau, Otto Berman, and Bernard “Lulu” Rosencrantz are fatally shot at a saloon in Newark, New Jersey – The Chophouse Massacre.

1941 – Disney’s Dumbo was released on October 23, 1941.

1946 – The United Nations General Assembly convened for the first time in Flushing, Queens, New York City.

1958 – The Smurfs, a fictional race of blue dwarves by Peyo, was serialized in the French weekly Spirou magazine.

#1 Hit October 23, 1961 – November 5, 1961: Dion – Runaround Sue

1963 – Barefoot in the Park (Broadway Play) Opened on October 23, 1963, and closed on June 25, 1967

1972 – Pippin (Broadway Musical) Opened on October 23, 1972, and closed on June 12, 1977

#1 Hit October 23, 1976 – November 5, 1976: Chicago – If You Leave Me Now

#1 Hit October 23, 1999 – January 14, 2000: Santana featuring Rob Thomas – Smooth

2011 – Once Upon A Time premiered on ABC

#1 Hit October 23, 2021 – October 29, 2021: Industry Baby – Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow

 

 

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