January 23

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The January 23 (in Austria and South Tyrol : January 23 ) is the 23rd day of the Gregorian calendar , so stay 342 days (343 days in leap years) by year end.

Historic anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

1570: James Stewart, Earl of Moray
1579: Union of Utrecht
1772: Crozet Islands
1790: The Bounty Bay
1899: Emilio Aguinaldo
1900: Boers at the Kop spy
1942: Location of Rabaul
1981: Hans-Jochen Vogel
1997: Madeleine Albright
2006: Stephen Harper

economy

1571: Royal Exchange

science and technology

1855: Hennepin Avenue Bridge
1860: Lenoir Motor
1960: The Trieste on the Mariana Channel shortly before submerging

Culture

society

1777: Christian Schubart
1849: Elizabeth Blackwell
  • 1849 : Elizabeth Blackwell becomes the first female doctor in the USA after completing her doctorate .
  • 1909 : During the Tottenham Outrage , the British police arrest two Latvian anarchists who had previously robbed a money transport. However, two people are killed and 27 injured in the action.

religion

Disasters

  • 1556 : The Shaanxi earthquake is the most momentous earthquake in human history to date. The disaster in China kills an estimated 830,000 people.
1812: Contemporary drawing of the earthquake
Ålesund after the city fire

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

Johanna Franziska von Chantal (* 1572)

18th century

Stendhal (* 1783)

19th century

Camilla Collett (* 1813)
Rupert Mayer (* 1876)

20th century

1901-1925

Yukawa Hideki (* 1907)
Gertrude Belle Elion (* 1918)

1926-1950

Derek Walcott (born 1930)
Armin Maiwald (* 1940)
Rutger Hauer (* 1944)

1951-1975

Alister McGrath (* 1953)
Jonathan Meese (* 1970)

1976-2000

Doutzen Kroes (* 1985)

Died

Before the 16th century

Ferdinand II of Aragón († 1516)

16th to 18th century

Emperor Jiajing († 1567)

19th century

William Pitt († 1806)
Peter Joseph Lenné († 1866)

20th century

1901-1950

Anna Pavlova († 1931)
Helmut James Graf von Moltke († 1945)

1951-2000

Lissy Arna († 1964)
Lil Dagover († 1980)
Salvador Dalí († 1989)

21st century

Helmut Newton († 2004)
Józef Glemp († 2013)

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days
    • Menno Simons , German bishop of the Anabaptist movement (Protestant)

The list of commemorative and action days contains further entries .


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