October 23 in Pop Culture History

October 23 in Pop Culture 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’s observed on October 23rd from 6:02 am to 6:02 pm

4004 BC is the date when the creation of the world 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 right to vote.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

2011 – Once Upon A Time premiered on ABC

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