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 This day in History - October 23
334 Historic Events for October 23
1938

Jordan Christopher, Youngstown Ohio, actor (Secrets of Midland Heights)

Birth
1939

Ellie Greenwich, rocker

Birth
1939

Charlie Foxx, US songwriter/soul singer (Mockingbird)

Birth
1939

Zane Grey, US western writer (Spirit of the Border), dies at 67

Death
1940

Freddie Marsden, Liverpool, rock drummer (Gerry and The Pacemakers)

Birth
1940

Edison Pel‚, Brazil, soccer player extraordinaire (NY Cosmos)

Birth
1941

Greg Ridley, bassist (Spooky Tooth-It's All About)

Birth
1941

Colin Milburn, cricketer (England bat whose career was cut short)

Birth
1941

Walt Disney's "Dumbo" released

Event
1942

Ralph Rainger, composer, dies at 41

Death
1942

Georg Stumme, German general/commandant of African corps, dies

Death
1942

During WW II, Britain launches major offensive at El Alamein, Egypt

Event
1942

Anita Roddick, English cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop)

Birth
1942

Michael Crichton, Chicago, novelist (Andromeda Strain, Congo, Looker)

Birth
1942

1st ships of invasion fleet to Morocco leave Norfolk

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1942

German units go through Red October-factory in Stalingrad

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1943

1st Jewish transport out of Rome reaches camp Birkenau

Event
1943

Burma railway opens

Event
1944

Soviet army invades Hungary

Event
1944

Warren Burton, Chicago IL, actor (Jason Dunlap-Another World

Birth
1944

Gulf of Leyte battle begin

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1944

Vice-adm Kurita's sailboat Atago sinks

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1944

1st Central Kitchen opens in Amsterdam

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1945

Jackie Robinson signs Montr‚al Royal contract

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1946

UN General Assembly 2nd session convenes (1st NYC-Flushing Meadows)

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