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 This day in History - August 23
405 Historic Events for August 23
1990

US begins call up of 46,000 reservists to the Persian Gulf

Event
1990

Armenia declares independence

Event
1991

Florence B Seibert, bio-chemist (TB), dies at 93

Death
1992

Dennis Eckersley, who previously set record for most consecutive saves (40), is 1st pitcher to record 40 saves in 4 different seasons

Event
1992

Kris Tschetter wins LPGA Northgate Computer Golf Classic

Event
1992

Wayne McLaren, Marlboro Man, dies of lung cancer at 51

Death
1992

Malcolm Atterbury, actor (7 Days in May, Wild River), dies at 85

Death
1992

Virginia Sale-Wren, entertainer, dies of heart failure at 92

Death
1993

Charles Scorsese, actor (Cape Fear, Goodfellas, Wise Guys), dies at 80

Death
1993

Victorine Hefting, historian/wife of Bert Baker, dies at 88

Death
1993

Edwina Lewis, actress (Boy Who Cried Bitch), dies of heart attack 42

Death
1993

NY Dow Jones index reaches record high of 3,638.96 points

Event
1993

Fred McGriff and David Justice are 6th to hit back-to-back HRs twice in same game

Event
1994

Henri Rousselot, admiral, dies at 82

Death
1994

? Beatty, son of Warren Beatty and Annette Bening

Birth
1994

Zolt n F bri, Hungarian director, dies of heart attack at 76

Death
1994

Richard Jock Kinneir, graphic designer, dies at 77

Death
1994

Paolo Volponi, Italian communist/author (Machina Mondiale), dies at 70

Death
1994

Rabah Stambouli, Algerian sociologist/politician, murdered at 65

Death
1995

Hedda J Garza, writer/political activist, dies at 66

Death
1995

Johnny Carey, soccer star, dies at 76

Death
1995

James Pilditch, designer, dies at 66

Death
1995

Vincent Gordon Lindsay White, tycoon, dies at 72

Death
1995

Dwayne Rudolph Goettel, musician, dies at 31

Death
1995

Arthur Holt, politician, dies at 81

Death