What Happened On 23rd October 2011 In History

October 23rd (2011) 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, 2011

  • » A powerful 7.2 magnitude 2011 Van earthquake e.g earthquake strikes Van Province, Turkey, killing 582 people and injuring thousands.
  • » The Libyan National Transition Council deems the Libyan civil war over.

October 23rd Famous Deaths for 2011

  • » Herbert A. Hauptman, American mathematician, Nobel Prize in Chemistry called Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1917)
  • » John McCarthy (computer scientist) named John McCarthy, American computer scientist, developed the Lisp (programming language) known as Lisp programming language (b. 1927)
  • » Marco Simoncelli, Italian motorcycle racer (b. 1987)

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