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 This day in History - September 23
367 Historic Events for September 23
1913

Serbian troops march into Albania

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1913

Roland Garros is 1st to fly over Mediterranean Sea

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1913

Alexey Davidovich Machavariani, composer

Birth
1914

Norman Cazden, composer

Birth
1914

Reds drop their 19th straight game, then beat Boston Braves

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1915

Ian Dawson-Shepherd, campaigner

Birth
1915

Finn Arnestad, composer

Birth
1917

Imry Nemeth, Hungary, hammer thrower (Olympic-gold-1948)

Birth
1920

Gerard W Taylor, South African/British surgeon

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1920

Alexander Arutiunian, composer

Birth
1920

Jiri Jaroch, composer

Birth
1920

Alexander Millerand elected president of France

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1922

B Brechts "Drum in the Night," premieres in Germany

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1922

Philip Owen Arnould Sherrard, scholar theologian poet/translator

Birth
1923

80,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam against Fleet law

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1925

George Kaufman's "Butter and Egg Man," premieres in NYC

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1925

Washington shortstop Roger Peckinpaugh is named AL MVP

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1925

Barry Linehan, actor (Bullseye, Dark Places, Witchcraft)

Birth
1926

John Coltrane, jazz saxophonist (Round Midnight)

Birth
1926

Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

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1928

Robert Helps, composer

Birth
1929

Wally Whyton, musician/broadcaster

Birth
1929

Richard A Zsigmondy, Austria chemist (Nobel 1925), dies at 64

Death
1930

Jonkvrouw Catharina AM de Savornin Lohman, author, dies at 62

Death
1930

Colin Blakely, Bangor N Ireland, actor (Shattered, Equus, King Lear)

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