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 This day in History - February 23
430 Historic Events for February 23
1966

Marc Price, actor/comedian (Skippy-Family Ties)

Birth
1966

Premier Obote grabs power in Uganda

Event
1966

Military coup in Syria ends Bitar govt

Event
1966

Aldo Moro forms Italian government

Event
1967

Steven C Stricker, Edgerton WI, PGA golfer (1994 Northern Telecom-2nd)

Birth
1967

John Herbert's "Fortune and Men's Eyes," premieres in NYC

Event
1967

Pam Blundell, fashion designer

Birth
1967

25th amendment (presidential succession) declared ratified

Event
1967

Ted Workman replaces Senator Keith Davey as CFL commissioner

Event
1967

US troops begin largest offensive of Vietnam War

Event
1967

Gord Murphy, Willowdale, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)

Birth
1968

Wilt Chamberlain becomes 1st NBAer to score 25,000 points

Event
1968

Fannie Hurst, US author (Anatomy of Me), dies at 78

Death
1968

Stephanie Seymour, SD Calif, actress/model (Sunny Side Up)

Birth
1968

Edna Ferber, US author (Giant, Showboat), dies at 80

Death
1969

WWVU (now WNPB) TV channel 24 in Morgantown, WV (PBS) 1st broadcast

Event
1969

Abd al-Aziz Abd al-Rahman al-Faisal al-Saud, King Saudia, dies at 67

Death
1969

Joseph Messner, composer, dies at 75

Death
1969

Michael Campbell, Hawera NZ, Australasia golfer

Birth
1969

Ed McDaniel, NFL linebacker (Minn Vikings)

Birth
1969

Nayif Hawatimah forms Dem People's Front for Liberation of Palestine

Event
1970

Holy Eucharist given by women for 1st time in Roman Catholic service

Event
1970

Guyana becomes a republic (National Day)

Event
1971

Torsten Kienass, Berlin GER, hockey defenseman (Team Germany)

Birth
1971

Shane Keller, Scarsdale NY, actor (Shane-Out of the Blue)

Birth