What Happened On 23rd October 1983 In History

October 23rd (1983) was a Sunday. 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, 1983

  • » Lebanon Civil War: The United States Marine Corps U.S. Marines barracks in Beirut is 1983 Beirut barracks bombing hit by a truck bomb, killing 241 U.S. military personnel. A France French army barracks in Lebanon is also hit that same morning, killing 58

Famous Birthdays on October 23 in 1983

  • » Filippos Darlas, Greek footballer
  • » Goldie Harvey, Nigerian singer-songwriter (d. 2013)
  • » Josh Strickland, American actor and singer

October 23rd Famous Deaths for 1983

  • » Jessica Savitch, American journalist (b. 1947)

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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World History for the 23rd October