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 This day in History - March 23
450 Historic Events for March 23
1980

France performs nuclear test

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1980

Shah of Iran arrives in Egypt

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1980

Border completes 150 in each inning of Test Cricket v Pakistan

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1981

Supreme Court rules states could require, with some exceptions, parental notification when teen-age girls sought abortions

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1981

Supreme Court upholds law making statutory rape a crime only for men

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1982

Mario Praz, Italian author (Casa della vita), dies at 85

Death
1982

Guatemala military coup under gen Rios Montt, pres Romeo Lucas flees

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1982

Isle's Mike Bossy's 20th career hat trick-4 goals

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1983

US president Ronald Reagan introduces "Star Wars"-plan (SDI)

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1983

Barney Clark, 1st artifical heart recipient, dies after 112 days at 62

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1984

Men's Fig Skating Championship in Ottawa won by Scott Hamilton (USA)

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1984

Ladies Fig Skating Championship in Ottawa won by Katarina Witt (GDR)

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1984

Ice Pairs Championship at Ottawa won by Underhill and Paul Martini (CAN)

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1984

Andrea Sch”ne skates ladies world record 3 km (4:20.91)

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1984

Ice Dance Championship at Ottawa won by J Torvill and Chris Dean (GRB)

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1985

Singing Nun, commits suicide in Belgium at 52

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1985

Anton Constandse, Dutch anarchist/writer, dies at 85

Death
1985

Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-D mission

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1985

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1985

Billy Joel weds supermodel Christie Brinkley

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1985

Patricia Roberts Harris, (Rep-D), dies at 60

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1985

Julian Lennon's 1st concert (San Antonio Texas)

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1986

Heavyweight Trevor Berbick KOs Pinklon Thomas

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1986

6th Golden Raspberry Awards: Rambo: First Blood Part II wins

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1986

Penny Pulz wins LPGA Circle K Tucson Golf Open

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