What Happened On 23rd October 1958 In History

October 23rd (1958) was a Thursday. It's the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 69 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 23rd October, 1958

  • » Springhill Mining Disaster or The Springhill Mine Bump An underground earthquake traps 174 miners in the No. 2 colliery at Springhill, Nova Scotia called Springhill, Nova Scotia, the deepest coal mine in North America at the time. By November 1, rescuers
  • » The Smurfs, a fictional race of blue dwarves, later popularized in a The Smurfs (1981 TV series) called Hanna-Barbera animated cartoon series, appear for the first time in the story 'La flute à six schtroumpfs', a 'Johan and Peewit' adventure by Peyo, whi

Famous Birthdays on October 23 in 1958

  • » Michael Eric Dyson, American activist, academic, and author
  • » Rose Nabinger, German singer
  • » Hiroyuki Kinoshita, Japanese voice actor and actor

October 23rd Holidays in History

  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Boethius known as Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
  • » James the Just (Lutheran/Episcopal Church)
  • » John of Capistrano named Giovanni da Capistrano
  • » Patriarch Ignatius of Constantinople named Ignatius of Constantinople
  • » Severin of Cologne
  • » October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Public holidays in Thailand called Chulalongkorn Day (Thailand)
  • » Public holidays in the Republic of Macedonia e.g Day of the Macedonian Revolutionary Struggle (Republic of Macedonia)
  • » Mole Day (Chemists)

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