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 This day in History - October 23
334 Historic Events for October 23
1927

Leszek Kolakowski, Polish philosopher (Conversations with the Devil)

Birth
1928

Bella Darvi, [Bayla Wegier], Sosnowiec Poland, actress (Racers)

Birth
1928

Patrick Peter Sacco, composer

Birth
1928

F A Alphonse Aulard, French historian, dies

Death
1928

Alexander Tanev, composer

Birth
1929

Thomas F Tout, historian (Manch school of historiography), dies at 74

Death
1930

Gerard Blain, Paris France, actor (Hatari)

Birth
1931

Diana Dors, [Fluck], Swindon England, actress (Berserk!, Steaming)

Birth
1931

Jim Bunning, Phillies pitcher (perfect Game vs Mets 1965)/(Rep-R-Ky)

Birth
1932

"Fred Allen Show" premieres on radio

Event
1932

Pieter G Marais, S Afr minister of Education/Development aid

Event
1932

Dimitra Arliss, actress (Rich Man Poor Man II)

Birth
1933

Tom Dewdney, cricket pace bowler (WI of 50's)

Birth
1934

Jean Piccard and Jeanette Ridlen attain balloon height of 17.341 m (rec)

Event
1935

Gabby Hartnett selected NL MVP

Event
1935

Johnny Revolta wins PGA golf tournament

Event
1935

Abe Landau, US gangster, murdered

Death
1935

Dutch Schultz [Arthur Flegenheimer], US gangster, murdered at 33

Death
1935

Otto "Aba Daba" Berman, US gangster, murdered

Death
1935

Chi Chi Rodriguez, Rio Piedras PR, PGA golfer (1972 Byron Nelson)

Birth
1935

Zbigniew Rudzinski, composer

Birth
1936

Philip Kaufman, director (Right Stuff, Henry and June)

Birth
1936

Barry Sinclair, cricketer (21 Tests for NZ in the 60's, 3 centuries)

Birth
1936

(Marie) Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Bitter Pill), dies at 80

Death
1938

John Heinz, (Sen-R-PA, 1977- )

Birth