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 This day in History - October 23
334 Historic Events for October 23
1946

Miklos Nemeth, Hungary, javelin thrower (Olympic-gold-1976)

Birth
1946

Gerda Lenten-Havertong, Surinam, Dutch singer/actress (Sesame St)

Birth
1947

Husband and wife Dr Carl Cori and Dr Gerty Cori are 1st spouses to be awarded joint Nobel Prizes

Event
1947

NAACP petition on racism, "An Appeal to the World" presented to UN

Event
1947

Greg Ridley, rocker

Birth
1948

Eugeniusz Morawsky-Dabrowa, composer, dies at 71

Death
1950

Harry Sacksioni, Dutch guitarist (Around the Corner)

Birth
1950

Al Jolson, [Asa Yoelson], singer/actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 64

Death
1951

Michael Rupert, Denver Colo, actor (Pasadena Playhouse)

Birth
1952

Susan Peters, actress (Random Harvest), dies at 31

Death
1953

WTRF TV channel 7 in Wheeling-Steubenville, WV (CBS) 1st broadcast

Event
1953

Maurice Lugeon, Swiss geologist (nappism), dies at 83

Death
1953

France grants Laos' sovereignty

Event
1953

German FR applies to NATO

Event
1954

Henri Zagwijn, composer, dies at 76

Death
1954

Ang Lee, director (Ice Storm, Wedding Banquet, Sense and Sensibility)

Birth
1954

Britain, England, France and USSR agree to end occupation of Germany

Event
1954

German FR joins NATO

Event
1954

Pakistan governor-general Ghoelan Mohammed disbands parliament

Event
1954

WSAU TV channel 7 in Wausau, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1955

Dominican League moves to winter baseball for 1st time

Event
1956

Revolt against Stalinist policies begins in Hungary

Event
1956

Betsy Nagelsen, St Petersburg FL, tennis star

Birth
1956

Darrell Pace, Cin Ohio, archer (Oly-2 gold/silver-1976, 84, 88)

Birth
1956

Dwight Yoakam, Pikeville Ky, country singer (Honky Tonk Man)

Birth