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March 23rd, 2007 (March 23 2007)EventBurnley Tunnel catastrophe occurs in Melbourne, Australia.
March 23rd, 2007 (March 23 2007)EventIranian Navy seize Royal Navy personnel in Iraqi waters.
March 23rd, 2007 (March 23 2007)DeathPaul J. Cohen, American mathematician, Fields Medal winner (born in 1934)
March 23rd, 2007 (March 23 2007)DeathEric Medlen, American NHRA drag racer (born in 1973)
March 23rd, 2006 (March 23 2006)EventThe Federal Reserve discontinues publishing M3 money supply.
March 23rd, 2006 (March 23 2006)DeathDavid B. Bleak, Medal of Honor recipient (born in 1932)
March 23rd, 2006 (March 23 2006)DeathDesmond Doss, American soldier and first conscientious objector Medal of Honor recipient (born in 1919)
March 23rd, 2006 (March 23 2006)DeathCindy Walker, American singer, songwriter and dancer (born in 1918)
March 23rd, 2005 (March 23 2005)EventThe United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision, refuses to order the reinsertion of Terri Schiavo s feeding tube.
March 23rd, 2005 (March 23 2005)EventA major explosion at the Texas City Refinery kills 15 workers.
March 23rd, 2004 (March 23 2004)EventAndhra Pradesh Federation of Trade Unions holds its first conference in Hyderabad, India.
March 23rd, 2004 (March 23 2004)DeathRupert Hamer, Australian politician (born in 1916)
March 23rd, 2003 (March 23 2003)EventIn Nasiriyah, Iraq, 11 soldiers of the 507th Maintenance Company as well as 18 U.S. Marines are killed during the first major conflict of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
March 23rd, 2003 (March 23 2003)DeathFritz Spiegl, Austrian-born journalist (born in 1926)
March 23rd, 2002 (March 23 2002)DeathEileen Farrell, American soprano (born in 1920)
March 23rd, 2002 (March 23 2002)DeathBen Hollioake, English cricketer (born in 1977)
March 23rd, 2001 (March 23 2001)EventThe Russian Mir space station is disposed of, breaking up in the atmosphere before falling into the southern Pacific Ocean near Fiji.
March 23rd, 2001 (March 23 2001)DeathRowland Evans, American journalist (born in 1921) Evans Quotes
March 23rd, 1999 (March 23 1999)EventGunmen assassinate Paraguay s Vice President Luis Maria Argana.
March 23rd, 1999 (March 23 1999)BirthPrince Beltran of Bulgaria
March 23rd, 1999 (March 23 1999)DeathLuis Maria Argana, Paraguayan politician (b. ?)
March 23rd, 1998 (March 23 1998)DeathGerald Stano, American serial killer (born in 1951)
March 23rd, 1996 (March 23 1996)EventTaiwan holds its first direct elections and chooses Lee Teng-hui as President.
March 23rd, 1995 (March 23 1995)BirthJan Lisiecki, Canadian Pianist
March 23rd, 1995 (March 23 1995)DeathAlan Barton, English musician (Black Lace, Smokie) (born in 1953)
March 23rd, 1995 (March 23 1995)DeathDavie Cooper, Scottish footballer (born in 1956)
March 23rd, 1994 (March 23 1994)EventAt an election rally in Tijuana, Mexican presidential candidate Luis Donaldo Colosio is assassinated by Mario Aburto Martinez.
March 23rd, 1994 (March 23 1994)EventAeroflot Flight 593 crashes in Siberia when the pilot s fifteen-year old son accidentally disengages the autopilot, killing 75.
March 23rd, 1994 (March 23 1994)EventA United States Air Force (USAF) F-16 aircraft collides with a USAF C-130 at Pope Air Force Base and then crashes, killing a group of 24 United States Army soldiers on the ground later to become known as the Green Ramp disaster.
March 23rd, 1994 (March 23 1994)DeathLuis Donaldo Colosio, Mexican politician (born in 1950)
March 23rd, 1994 (March 23 1994)DeathGiulietta Masina, Italian actress (born in 1921)
March 23rd, 1994 (March 23 1994)DeathDonald_Swann, British composer, musician and entertainer (born in 1923)
March 23rd, 1992 (March 23 1992)DeathFriedrich Hayek, Austrian economist, Nobel laureate (born in 1899)Friedrich Hayek Quotes
March 23rd, 1991 (March 23 1991)DeathParkash Singh, Indian soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross (born in 1913)
March 23rd, 1990 (March 23 1990)BirthPrincess Eugenie of York
March 23rd, 1990 (March 23 1990)DeathJohn Dexter, English stage and film director
March 23rd, 1989 (March 23 1989)EventStanley Pons and Martin Fleischmann announce cold fusion at the University of Utah.
March 23rd, 1986 (March 23 1986)BirthAndrea Dovizioso, Italian motorcycle racer
March 23rd, 1986 (March 23 1986)BirthSteven Strait, American actor
March 23rd, 1985 (March 23 1985)BirthMaurice Jones-Drew, American football player
March 23rd, 1985 (March 23 1985)DeathRichard Beeching, chairman of British Railways (born in 1913)
March 23rd, 1985 (March 23 1985)DeathPeter Charanis, Greek-American scholar and professor (born in 1908)
March 23rd, 1983 (March 23 1983)EventStrategic Defense Initiative: President Ronald Reagan makes his initial proposal to develop technology to intercept enemy missiles.Ronald Reagan Quotes
March 23rd, 1983 (March 23 1983)BirthJerome Thomas, English footballer
March 23rd, 1982 (March 23 1982)EventGuatemala s government, headed by Fernando Romeo Lucas Garcia is overthrown in a military coup by right-wing General Efrain Rios Montt.
March 23rd, 1982 (March 23 1982)BirthJose Raul Contreras, Chilean footballer
March 23rd, 1982 (March 23 1982)DeathBarney Clark, first artificial heart recipient (born in 1921)
March 23rd, 1981 (March 23 1981)BirthLuciana Carro, Canadian actress
March 23rd, 1981 (March 23 1981)BirthErin Crocker, American NASCAR driver
March 23rd, 1981 (March 23 1981)BirthTony Pena, Jr., Dominican baseball player
March 23rd, 1980 (March 23 1980)EventArchbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador gives his famous speech appealing to men of the El Salvadoran armed forces to stop killing the Salvadorans.
March 23rd, 1980 (March 23 1980)BirthRussell Howard, British Comedian
March 23rd, 1980 (March 23 1980)DeathArthur Melvin Okun, American economist (born in 1928)
March 23rd, 1979 (March 23 1979)BirthMark Buehrle, American baseball player
March 23rd, 1979 (March 23 1979)BirthEmraan Hashmi, Indian actor
March 23rd, 1979 (March 23 1979)BirthMisty Hyman, American swimmer
March 23rd, 1979 (March 23 1979)BirthDonncha O Callaghan, Irish International rugby player
March 23rd, 1979 (March 23 1979)BirthNatalya Baranovskaya, Olympic swimmer
March 23rd, 1979 (March 23 1979)DeathTed Anderson, English footballer (born in 1911)
March 23rd, 1978 (March 23 1978)EventThe first UNIFIL troops arrived in Lebanon for peacekeeping mission along the Blue Line.
March 23rd, 1978 (March 23 1978)BirthWalter Samuel, Argentine footballer
March 23rd, 1978 (March 23 1978)BirthNicholle Tom, American actress
March 23rd, 1978 (March 23 1978)BirthPerez Hilton, American television personality and blogger
March 23rd, 1977 (March 23 1977)BirthJean Carlos Gamarra, Peruvian taekwondo practitioner
March 23rd, 1976 (March 23 1976)BirthMichelle Monaghan, American actress
March 23rd, 1976 (March 23 1976)BirthDougie Lampkin, English motorcycle trials rider
March 23rd, 1976 (March 23 1976)BirthJeremy Newberry, American football player
March 23rd, 1976 (March 23 1976)BirthJoel Peralta, Dominican baseball player
March 23rd, 1976 (March 23 1976)BirthKeri Russell, American actress
March 23rd, 1976 (March 23 1976)BirthJayson Blair, American journalist and author
March 23rd, 1976 (March 23 1976)BirthRicardo Zonta, Brazilian racing car driver
March 23rd, 1975 (March 23 1975)BirthAlydar, American racehorse (died in 1990)
March 23rd, 1973 (March 23 1973)BirthJerzy Dudek, Polish footballer
March 23rd, 1973 (March 23 1973)BirthWim Eyckmans, Belgian racing driver
March 23rd, 1973 (March 23 1973)BirthJason Kidd, American basketball player
March 23rd, 1972 (March 23 1972)BirthJoe Calzaghe, Welsh boxer
March 23rd, 1972 (March 23 1972)BirthJudith Godreche, French actress and author
March 23rd, 1972 (March 23 1972)DeathCristobal Balenciaga, Spanish fashion designer (born in 1895)
March 23rd, 1971 (March 23 1971)BirthYasmeen Ghauri, Canadian supermodel
March 23rd, 1971 (March 23 1971)BirthKaren McDougal, American model
March 23rd, 1971 (March 23 1971)BirthGail Porter, British television presenter
March 23rd, 1971 (March 23 1971)BirthAlexander Selivanov, Russian ice hockey player
March 23rd, 1971 (March 23 1971)BirthHiroyoshi Tenzan, Japanese professional wrestler
March 23rd, 1970 (March 23 1970)DeathDel Lord, Canadian director (born in 1894)
March 23rd, 1968 (March 23 1968)BirthDamon Albarn, English musician (Blur and Gorillaz)
March 23rd, 1968 (March 23 1968)BirthMitch Cullin, American novelist
March 23rd, 1968 (March 23 1968)BirthFernando Hierro, Spanish footballer
March 23rd, 1968 (March 23 1968)BirthMichael Atherton, English cricketer
March 23rd, 1968 (March 23 1968)DeathEdwin O Connor, American novelist and Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner (born in 1918)
March 23rd, 1967 (March 23 1967)BirthDavid Ford, Canadian kayaker
March 23rd, 1965 (March 23 1965)EventNASA launches Gemini 3, the United States first two-man space flight (crew: Gus Grissom and John Young).
March 23rd, 1965 (March 23 1965)BirthSarah Buxton, American actress
March 23rd, 1965 (March 23 1965)BirthRichard Grieco, American actor and singer
March 23rd, 1965 (March 23 1965)BirthMarti Pellow, Scottish singer
March 23rd, 1965 (March 23 1965)BirthGary Whitehead, American poet
March 23rd, 1965 (March 23 1965)DeathMae Murray, American actress (born in 1889)
March 23rd, 1964 (March 23 1964)BirthHope Davis, American actress
March 23rd, 1964 (March 23 1964)BirthJohn Pinette, American comedian
March 23rd, 1964 (March 23 1964)DeathPeter Lorre, Hungarian-born actor (born in 1904)
March 23rd, 1963 (March 23 1963)BirthMichel (Jose Miguel Gonzalez Martin), Spanish footballerJose Marti Quotes
March 23rd, 1962 (March 23 1962)EventNS Savannah, the first nuclear-powered cargo-passenger ship, was launched as a showcase for Dwight D. Eisenhower s Atoms for Peace initiative.Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes
March 23rd, 1962 (March 23 1962)BirthSteve Redgrave, British rower, 5 Olympic Gold Medals
March 23rd, 1961 (March 23 1961)BirthHelmi Johannes, Indonesian television newscaster
March 23rd, 1960 (March 23 1960)BirthNicol Stephen, Deputy First Minister of Scotland
March 23rd, 1960 (March 23 1960)DeathFranklin Pierce Adams, American newspaper columnist (born in 1881)Franklin Pierce Quotes
March 23rd, 1959 (March 23 1959)BirthCatherine Keener, American actress
March 23rd, 1959 (March 23 1959)BirthEpic Soundtracks, English musician (Swell Maps, Crime and the City Solution, These Immortal Souls) (died in 1997)
March 23rd, 1959 (March 23 1959)BirthPhilippe Volter, Belgian actor (died in 2005)
March 23rd, 1958 (March 23 1958)BirthEl Duce, American singer and drummer (The Mentors) (died in 1997)
March 23rd, 1957 (March 23 1957)BirthAmanda Plummer, American actress
March 23rd, 1957 (March 23 1957)BirthRobbie James, Welsh footballer (died in 1998)
March 23rd, 1956 (March 23 1956)EventPakistan becomes the first Islamic republic in the worldied in (Republic Day in Pakistan)
March 23rd, 1956 (March 23 1956)BirthJose Manuel Barroso, Portuguese politician, president of the European Commission
March 23rd, 1955 (March 23 1955)BirthMoses Malone, American basketball player
March 23rd, 1955 (March 23 1955)BirthPetrea Burchard, American actress
March 23rd, 1955 (March 23 1955)DeathArtur da Silva Bernardes, President of Brazil (born in 1875)
March 23rd, 1954 (March 23 1954)BirthGeno Auriemma, American basketball coach
March 23rd, 1953 (March 23 1953)BirthBo Diaz, Venezuelan baseball player (died in 1990)
March 23rd, 1953 (March 23 1953)BirthChaka Khan, American singer
March 23rd, 1952 (March 23 1952)BirthKim Stanley Robinson, American authorKim Stanley Robinson Quotes
March 23rd, 1951 (March 23 1951)BirthRon Jaworski, American football player and analyst
March 23rd, 1950 (March 23 1950)BirthAnthony De Longis, American actor
March 23rd, 1950 (March 23 1950)BirthCorinne Clery, French actress
March 23rd, 1949 (March 23 1949)BirthRic Ocasek, American musician (The Cars)
March 23rd, 1948 (March 23 1948)BirthDavid Olney, American musician
March 23rd, 1947 (March 23 1947)DeathArchduchess Luise of Austria, Princess of Tuscany (born in 1870)
March 23rd, 1945 (March 23 1945)BirthFranco Battiato, Italian singer, songwriter and filmmaker
March 23rd, 1945 (March 23 1945)BirthDavid Grisman, American bluegrass musician
March 23rd, 1944 (March 23 1944)BirthMichael Nyman, British minimalist composer
March 23rd, 1944 (March 23 1944)BirthTony McPhee, English singer and guitarist (The Groundhogs)
March 23rd, 1943 (March 23 1943)BirthLee May, former Major League Baseball player
March 23rd, 1943 (March 23 1943)BirthNils-Aslak Valkeapaa, Finnish writer (died in 2001)
March 23rd, 1942 (March 23 1942)EventWorld War II: In the Indian Ocean, Japanese forces capture the Andaman Islands.
March 23rd, 1942 (March 23 1942)BirthWalter Rodney, Guyanese historian and political figure (died in 1980)
March 23rd, 1941 (March 23 1941)BirthJim Trelease, American educator and children s literature author
March 23rd, 1940 (March 23 1940)EventThe Lahore Resolution (Qarardad-e-Pakistan or the then Qarardad-e-Lahore) is put forward at the Annual General Convention of the All India Muslim League.
March 23rd, 1939 (March 23 1939)BirthPepe Lienhard, Swiss band leader and entertainer
March 23rd, 1938 (March 23 1938)BirthMaynard Jackson, first black mayor of Atlanta (died in 2003)
March 23rd, 1938 (March 23 1938)BirthDave Pike, American jazz musician
March 23rd, 1937 (March 23 1937)BirthCraig Breedlove, American land speed record holder
March 23rd, 1937 (March 23 1937)BirthRobert Gallo, American physician
March 23rd, 1935 (March 23 1935)EventSigning of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of the Philippines.
March 23rd, 1935 (March 23 1935)DeathFlorence Moore, American actress (born in 1886)
March 23rd, 1934 (March 23 1934)BirthLudvig Faddeev, Russian mathematician
March 23rd, 1934 (March 23 1934)BirthFernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor (died in 2006)
March 23rd, 1934 (March 23 1934)BirthMark Rydell, American film and television director
March 23rd, 1933 (March 23 1933)EventThe Reichstag passes the Enabling act of 1933, making Adolf Hitler dictator of Germany.Adolf Hitler Quotes
March 23rd, 1933 (March 23 1933)BirthPhilip Zimbardo, American psychologist, known for the Stanford prison experiment
March 23rd, 1932 (March 23 1932)BirthDon Marshall, Canadian ice hockey player
March 23rd, 1931 (March 23 1931)EventBhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev embrace the gallows during the Indian struggle for independence. Their request to be shot by a firing squad is refused.
March 23rd, 1931 (March 23 1931)BirthYevgenij Grishin, Russian speed skater (died in 2005)
March 23rd, 1931 (March 23 1931)BirthViktor Korchnoi, Russian chess player
March 23rd, 1931 (March 23 1931)DeathBhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev Indian freedom fighters
March 23rd, 1929 (March 23 1929)BirthSir Roger Bannister, English runner
March 23rd, 1927 (March 23 1927)DeathPaul Cesar Helleu, French artist (born in 1859)
March 23rd, 1925 (March 23 1925)BirthDavid Watkin, English cinematographer (died in 2008)
March 23rd, 1924 (March 23 1924)BirthBette Nesmith Graham, American inventor (died in 1980)
March 23rd, 1922 (March 23 1922)BirthMarty Allen, American comedian and actor
March 23rd, 1922 (March 23 1922)BirthUgo Tognazzi, Italian actor, director and screenwriter (died in 1990)
March 23rd, 1921 (March 23 1921)BirthDonald Campbell, British car and motorboat racer (died in 1967)
March 23rd, 1920 (March 23 1920)BirthNeal Smith, former United States Congressman
March 23rd, 1920 (March 23 1920)BirthTetsuharu Kawakami, Japanese baseball player and coach
March 23rd, 1919 (March 23 1919)EventIn Milan, Italy, Benito Mussolini founds his Fascist political movement.Benito Mussolini Quotes
March 23rd, 1919 (March 23 1919)BirthCarl Graffunder, mid-century modernist architect
March 23rd, 1915 (March 23 1915)BirthVasily Zaitsev, Soviet World War II hero (died in 1991)
March 23rd, 1914 (March 23 1914)DeathRafqa Pietra Choboq Ar-Rayes (Saint Rebecca) Lebanese saint (born in 1832)
March 23rd, 1912 (March 23 1912)BirthWernher von Braun, German-born physicist and engineer (died in 1977)Wernher von Braun Quotes
March 23rd, 1910 (March 23 1910)BirthAkira Kurosawa, Japanese film director (died in 1998)Akira Kurosawa Quotes
March 23rd, 1909 (March 23 1909)EventTheodore Roosevelt leaves New York for a post-presidency safari in Africa. The trip is sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution and National Geographic Society.Theodore Roosevelt Quotes
March 23rd, 1908 (March 23 1908)EventAmerican diplomat Durham Stevens is attacked by Korean assassins Jeon Myeong-un and Jang In-hwan, leading to his death in a hospital two days later.
March 23rd, 1907 (March 23 1907)BirthDaniel Bovet, Swiss-born scientist, Nobel laureate (died in 1992)
March 23rd, 1905 (March 23 1905)BirthLale Andersen, German singer and cabaretist (died in 1972)
March 23rd, 1905 (March 23 1905)BirthJoan Crawford, American actress (died in 1977)
March 23rd, 1904 (March 23 1904)BirthH. Beam Piper, American science fiction author (died in 1964)
March 23rd, 1903 (March 23 1903)EventThe Wright Brothers apply for a patent on their invention of one of the first successful airplanes.
March 23rd, 1900 (March 23 1900)BirthErich Fromm, German-born psychoanalyst (died in 1980)Erich Fromm Quotes
March 23rd, 1899 (March 23 1899)BirthDora Gerson, German actress and singer (died in 1943)
March 23rd, 1896 (March 23 1896)EventThe Raines Law is passed by the New York State Legislature, restricting Sunday sale of alcohol to hotels.
March 23rd, 1895 (March 23 1895)BirthEncarnacion Alzona, Filipino historian (died in 2001)
March 23rd, 1893 (March 23 1893)BirthCedric Gibbons, American art director (died in 1960)
March 23rd, 1889 (March 23 1889)EventLand Run: President Benjamin Harrison opens Oklahoma to white settlement starting on April 22.
March 23rd, 1889 (March 23 1889)EventThe free Woolwich Ferry officially opens in east London.
March 23rd, 1889 (March 23 1889)EventThe Ahmadiyya Muslim Community was established by Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad in Qadian India.
March 23rd, 1887 (March 23 1887)BirthJuan Gris, Spanish artist (died in 1927)
March 23rd, 1887 (March 23 1887)BirthJosef Capek, Czech writer (died in 1945)
March 23rd, 1887 (March 23 1887)BirthPrince Felix Yussupov, Russian assassin of Rasputin (died in 1967)
March 23rd, 1882 (March 23 1882)BirthEmmy Noether, German mathematician (died in 1935)
March 23rd, 1881 (March 23 1881)BirthRoger Martin du Gard, French writer, Nobel laureate (died in 1958)
March 23rd, 1881 (March 23 1881)BirthHermann Staudinger, German chemist, Nobel laureate (died in 1965)
March 23rd, 1880 (March 23 1880)BirthHeikki Ritavuori, Finnish politician (died in 1922)
March 23rd, 1879 (March 23 1879)EventWar of the Pacific was fought between Chile and the joints forces of Bolivia and Peru. Chile successfully took over Arica and Tarapaca which left Bolivia as a landlocked country.
March 23rd, 1878 (March 23 1878)BirthFranz Schreker, Austrian composer (died in 1934)
March 23rd, 1868 (March 23 1868)EventThe University of California is founded in Oakland, California when the Organic Act is signed into law.
March 23rd, 1868 (March 23 1868)BirthDietrich Eckart, early supporter of Adolf Hitler s Nazi Party and member of Thule Society (died in 1923)Adolf Hitler Quotes
March 23rd, 1862 (March 23 1862)BirthNathaniel Reed, American outlaw turned evangelist (d.1950)
March 23rd, 1858 (March 23 1858)BirthLudwig Quidde, German pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (died in 1941)
March 23rd, 1857 (March 23 1857)EventElisha Otis s first elevator is installed at 488 Broadway New York City.
March 23rd, 1848 (March 23 1848)EventThe ship John Wickliffe arrives at Port Chalmers carrying the first Scottish settlers for Dunedin, New Zealandied in Otago province is founded.John Scott Quotes
March 23rd, 1842 (March 23 1842)DeathStendhal, French writer (born in 1783)
March 23rd, 1834 (March 23 1834)BirthJulius Reubke, German composer (died in 1858)
March 23rd, 1831 (March 23 1831)BirthEduard Schlagintweit, German writer (died in 1866)
March 23rd, 1826 (March 23 1826)BirthLeon Minkus, German/Czech composer and violinist (died in 1917)
March 23rd, 1823 (March 23 1823)BirthSchuyler Colfax, Vice President of the United States (died in 1885)
March 23rd, 1821 (March 23 1821)EventBattle and fall of city of Kalamata, Greek War of Independence.
March 23rd, 1806 (March 23 1806)EventAfter traveling through the Louisiana Purchase and reaching the Pacific Ocean, explorers Lewis and Clark and their "Corps of Discovery" begin their arduous journey home.
March 23rd, 1801 (March 23 1801)EventTsar Paul I of Russia is struck with a sword, then strangled, and finally trampled to death in his bedroom at St. Michael s Castle.
March 23rd, 1801 (March 23 1801)DeathTsar Paul of Russia (born in 1754)
March 23rd, 1783 (March 23 1783)DeathCharles Caroll, American lawyer and delegate to the Continental Congress (born in 1723)
March 23rd, 1775 (March 23 1775)EventAmerican Revolutionary War: Patrick Henry delivers his famous speech -"give me liberty or give me death" at St. John s Church in Richmond, Virginia.Patrick Henry Quotes
March 23rd, 1769 (March 23 1769)BirthWilliam Smith, English geologist and cartographer (died in 1839)Will Smith Quotes
March 23rd, 1769 (March 23 1769)BirthAugustin Daniel Belliard, French general (died in 1832)
March 23rd, 1754 (March 23 1754)BirthBaron Jurij Vega, Slovenian mathematician, physicist, and artillery officer (died in 1802)
March 23rd, 1754 (March 23 1754)DeathJohann Jakob Wettstein, Swiss theologian (born in 1693)
March 23rd, 1749 (March 23 1749)BirthPierre Simon de Laplace, French mathematician and astronomer (died in 1827)
March 23rd, 1748 (March 23 1748)DeathJohann Gottfried Walther, German music theorist, organist, and composer (born in 1684)
March 23rd, 1747 (March 23 1747)DeathClaude Alexandre de Bonneval, French soldier (born in 1675)
March 23rd, 1742 (March 23 1742)DeathJean-Baptiste Dubos, French writer (born in 1670)
March 23rd, 1732 (March 23 1732)BirthMarie Adelaide of France, daughter of Louis XV (died in 1800)
March 23rd, 1723 (March 23 1723)BirthAgha Mohammad Khan Ghajar, King of Iran (died in 1771)
March 23rd, 1708 (March 23 1708)EventJames Francis Edward Stuart lands at the Firth of Forth.
March 23rd, 1699 (March 23 1699)BirthJohn Bartram, American botanist (died in 1777)
March 23rd, 1680 (March 23 1680)DeathNicolas Fouquet, French statesman (born in 1615)
March 23rd, 1653 (March 23 1653)DeathJohan van Galen, Dutch naval officer (born in 1604)
March 23rd, 1645 (March 23 1645)BirthWilliam Kidd, Pirate Legend From Scotland (died in 1701)
March 23rd, 1638 (March 23 1638)BirthFrederik Ruysch, Dutch physician and anatomist (died in 1731)
March 23rd, 1618 (March 23 1618)DeathJames Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn, Scottish politician
March 23rd, 1606 (March 23 1606)DeathJustus Lipsius, Flemish humanist (born in 1547)
March 23rd, 1596 (March 23 1596)DeathHenry Unton, English diplomat
March 23rd, 1568 (March 23 1568)EventPeace of Longjumeau ends the Second War of Religion in France. Again Catherine de Medici and Charles IX of France make substantial concessions to the Huguenots.
March 23rd, 1559 (March 23 1559)DeathEmperor Gelawdewos of Ethiopia (killed in battle) (born in 1521/1522)
March 23rd, 1555 (March 23 1555)DeathPope Julius III (born in 1487)
March 23rd, 1548 (March 23 1548)DeathItagaki Nobukata, retainer of Takeda Shingen
March 23rd, 1429 (March 23 1429)BirthMargaret of Anjou, wife of Henry VI of England (died in 1482)
March 23rd, 1369 (March 23 1369)DeathKing Pedro of Castile (born in 1334)
March 23rd, 1361 (March 23 1361)DeathHenry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster (born in c.1310)
March 23rd, 1174 (March 23 1174)EventJocelin, abbot of Melrose, is elected bishop of Glasgow.
March 23rd, 1103 (March 23 1103)DeathEudes I, Duke of Burgundy (born in 1058)

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