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 This day in History - December 23
368 Historic Events for December 23
1971

Carlo Jachino, composer, dies at 84

Death
1971

Corey Haim, Toronto, actor (Silver Bullet, Lucas, License to Drive)

Birth
1972

Andrej N Tupolev, Russian aircraft builder, dies at 84

Death
1972

Charles Atlas, [Angelo Siciliano], body builder, dies at 79

Death
1972

Islanders end 15 games winless streak

Event
1972

"Immaculate Reception" Steelers turns around a 7-6 defeat with a last second touchdown reception against Raiders to win 13-7

Event
1972

16 plane crash survivors rescued after 70d, survived by cannabalism

Event
1972

6.25 Earthquake destroys central Managua Nicaragua, 10,000 die

Event
1972

Chandrasekhar takes 8-79 India v England at Delhi

Event
1973

French Caravelle crashes in Morocco, 106 killed

Event
1973

6 Persian Gulf nations double their oil prices

Event
1973

"Young and Restless" premieres on TV

Event
1973

Arthur Richardson, cricketer (9 Tests 1924-26), dies

Death
1973

Tony Graziani, quarterback (Atlanta Falcons)

Birth
1974

"Good News" opens at St James Theater NYC for 16 performances

Event
1974

Leningrad: premier of Dmitri Sjotakovitsj' Michelangelo-liederen

Event
1975

Congress passes Metric Conversion Act

Event
1975

Peter Seitz makes Andy Messersmith and Dave McNally free agents

Event
1975

Richard S Welch, CIA station chief in Athens, shot dead

Death
1976

Paul M Frank Forest, dies at 80

Death
1976

Frank Forest, actor (Big Broadcast of 1937, Champagne Waltz), dies

Death
1976

Walter Bauer, writer, dies at 72

Death
1977

Becky Ruehl, Lakeside Park Ky, diver (Olympics-4th-1996)

Birth
1977

Helen Mahmastol, Miss Universe-Estonia (1996)

Birth
1978

Islanders scored 7 goals in 1 period against NY Rangers, Trottier scores 8 points vs Rangers, 5 goals-NHL record 6 pts in 1 period

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